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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.

Download

Fork the entire plugin including demo…

Merge variables available in the workflow’s Email task

A question was recently raised on the Google Group:

“For auditing purposes, we’d like to keep track of which user released a page.
  Is there a ‘IoPageInfo_’ variable or another way to capture the user id of the user that released…

Clear OpenText Web Site Management CMS Cache

Sometimes it is necessary to clear the CMS caches.
This can be done via the OpenText WSM interface or manually, folder by folder..
So here’s a quick list of folders describing their purpose.

OpenText WSM 11 – Is the “Swan” release going to fly?

Good news everyone! It looks like RedDot isn’t dead after all, the development didn’t stop and thankfully no one followed through with the mad plan of merging RedDot and Vignette. Instead hot fixes were released and groundwork conducted for version 11.

RQL development with OpenText Web Site Management Server 11

Today I’d just like to write a few lines about the changes regarding the RQL programming in version 11 of the OpenText Web Site Management Server (scheduled for the end of 2011).

Workaround – Placing red dots inside of OpenText CMS Render Tags

Have you recently tried adding a red dot inside of a render tag? Chances are (100% chance) the code below will stop the render tag code inside the template from working. This is currently a bug, but there’s a fix for it.

How to show CMS authors the page status

Use this code snippet below to include the status of pages inside the CMS pages and/or content blocks. It shows the CMS user straight away if the page has been released or is waiting for release. A huge time saver.

Project Database Schema

Been a while but I just ran across some helpful information in the CMS Documentation of all places, and I thought that before it is lost forever it is worth posting here for posterity.
Kudos to this thread on Google Groups.

RedDot CMS Render Tags – The Ultimate List

On this page we will collect all documented and undocumented RedDot CMS RenderTags.
The idea is, that if you have a RenderTag you’d like to add, just post it as comment with a quick description of what it does and what…

RedDot CMS API – or – RQL in a nutshell – Part 2

There are several ways of accessing the RedDot CMS API. You can use RenderTags or use the RedDot Query Language, also known as “RQL”. This article explains how to use RQL for advanced requirements like event controlled RQL, remote RQL execution, binding RQL to workflows and much more.

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