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1 Quick RedDot CMS SmartTree Preview Trick

Shift + Click on Preview Page only shows the current CMS “Page” in OpenText Web Content Management’s SmartTree

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 remove the embedded OpenText comment/header from html content

How to obscure your cms version info on published html, for increased security(obscurity) and cleaner code!

How to manage Quotes, Placeholders and Pre-Execute using VBScript within RedDot CMS

A frequent task in RedDot Open Text CMS template construction is to assign the value of a placeholder to a string so you can perform some kind of logic on it. Usually VBScript breaks whenever a quote is found within a RedDot placeholder. Here is a way to avoid this for standard fields.

Render Tag CheatSheet – #1 Basics

This series will give those RedDot developers who have never worked with Render Tags before a introduction on how to use the Open Text Web Solutions Management Server Render Tags.

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.

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…

Creating RSS Feed in RedDot CMS

A RSS Feed in your CMS. Requested about a million times we finally managed to publish an article on how to create a RSS Feed for Open Text RedDot CMS projects. Read, learn, download and share your knowledge!

How to get a tidy website

Whenever a page or an entire website is published, there is the problem of producing valid XHTML code. In this article you will find out the reasons and the possibilities RedDot offers to bring valid code into the web.

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