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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.


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.

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.

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 & 301 Redirects: How to manage 301’s within your RedDot CMS projects

The use of 301 Redirects within your RedDot CMS projects will help you to maintain current search rankings for an existing site, particularly if the site structure has gone under the knife!

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.

How to convert OpenText CMS date values

There are several ways of converting a RedDot CMS date into a readable format.
Kim has previously posted solutions for VB here. So here is another collection of solutions, based on comments in several programming languages like RQL, VB.NET, Javascript, PHP and…

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