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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…

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).

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.

RQL in a nutshell

RQL is the abbreviation of “RedDot Query Language”. RQL is the programming interface for the Open Text Management Server. Almost all actions that can be executed via the normal frontend (SmartTree, SmartEdit, Server Manager) can also be executed via the interface RQL.

jRQL plug-ins V1.1 out with automatic setup routine

Since my rush announcement of the 12 pug-ins for admins I worked further on it and I want to share the results with you.

jRQL plug-ins

Main focus was to create a combined setup routine for all jRQL plug-ins so you can try it as…

Two free RedDot CMS plugins – CMS User Chat & Batch Publish

Wow, today we can present you two new and neat RedDot CMS plugins created by Henry Lu aka Javahand. And the best of it – They are free for you to download! Open Lounge™ is a collaborative chat for your editors while the Batch Publisher™ helps your users managing the publication. Check it out!

RSS Feed tutorial template in PHP for RedDot CMS

One of the most requested solutions is a PHP based template for a RSS feed to provide a Newsfeed, Podcast or what have you… Hence today a solution for you based on PHP, brought to you by a German RedDot Developer.

Plugin: Transfer Filenames

Although the CMS already includes a function to transfer the filenames of a language variant to all languages, this plugin – quite similar to the “Transfer RedDot Descriptions” plugin released yesterday – takes you a step further: All filenames are exported to an XML file which then can be translated to any other language before importing them back into the CMS.

Plugin: Transfer RedDot Descriptions

You might know the problem: You carefully edited all RedDot description texts (showing up as tooltips) in all of your templates but your client uses a different interface language for his CMS user … are all these hours of entering texts totally wasted? Fear not, my fellow CMS developer, with this plugin you can easily transfer RedDot descriptions into another language variant, either directly or translating them first.

Getting a Page Preview from outside the CMS

This blog post is inspired by “Shawn”.  Hope this helps.

Some background first I think.  There are 2 ways to log in to CMS – normal and integrated.  An integrated login means that your Windows user account is passed silently by…

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