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OpenText enhancements with the rdQuery Framework – Finally RedDot CMS with less clicks!

I have been enhancing RedDot projects using custom scripts for over 8 years now.
A lot of RedDot CMS developers have a great understanding of Javascript and CSS.
So here’s my nifty little gift for you.

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Fork the entire plugin including demo…

An undocumented RenderTag to enhance your RedDot CMS usability

RedDot CMS usability by showing your authors the page status. If your authors publish and nothing happens, this is four out of five times the reason why.

RedDot and Usability: How to make your RedDot CMS projects easier to use for authors

CMS projects that are simple and easy to use not only reduce the amount of time required for content changes, they will also minimize possibilities of content entry mistakes and/or inconsistencies across site pages.

3 Quick tips for OpenText Web Content Management or RedDot CMS

Three simple tricks & tips for authors and site builder of the OpenText Web Content Management system

How to incorporate SEO best practises within RedDot CMS projects

Implementing SEO best practises within your CMS projects will help your site to gain exposure by enabling search engine web crawlers to effectively explore and index site pages. Unfortunately there isn’t any fancy plugins or in-built functionality within RedDot that will automatically optimise your site. But don’t worry, making your site ‘SEO Friendly’ is relatively straight forward and easy to do!

How to integrate ASP.NET into RedDot CMS projects – Best practice on .NET template embedding

Is it easy to integrate .NET into your RedDot CMS project? Yes it is, if you know how and obey some simple rules. This article gives you a best practice on how to include any .NET functionality for your published website within your RedDot CMS templates.

5 Template Tips – How to use HTML and CSS within RedDot CMS – Best practice for RedDot Consultants

This article covers the key factors for successful CSS and HTML integration into your Open Text Content Management Server project. This best practice article outlines the major points to pay attention to when implementing your HTML into the CMS.

LiveServer Setup Best Practice – How To Tame The OpenText Delivery Server

Have you ever tried to set up a LiveServer install and failed to do so? This article covers the architecture of a stable Open Text Delivery Server environment. What you shouldn’t and what you should do.

7 reasons not to integrate CSS into RedDot CMS – A best practice

Another big question that comes up every couple of weeks when people start developing websites with the RedDot CMS Open Text Web Solutions Management Server is this one:

How should I integrate my CSS code into the CMS?

And the answer is fairly…

Extending Open Text Delivery Server with your own Java Classes

In this article we will show you how to find the right files to extend Open Texts Delivery Server (formerly known as RedDot LiveServer) with your own Java classes.

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