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RedDot

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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!

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.

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!

Why the acquisition by Open Text was bad for RedDot CMS

The double acquisition of former RedDot Solutions didn’t do any good to the product and their customers. Great ideas and innovations were put on hold because the buyer had to restructure and reorganize. How can everyone benefit from Open Text’s externally focused growth strategy?

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…

September 2009 Posts

Take a look at the September 2009 review, now! Lot of interesting and new articles, more tricks for the Web Solutions CMS AND of course the discussion around what’s going on with RedDot’s future and where Vignette takes place in it.

Is The RedDot CMS Dead? No it’s not – But what’s next Open Text?

This topic has been mentioned by John Shackleton, CEO of Open Text earlier this August where he said that Open Text “would migrate the RedDot to the Vignette platform.” Is that just a uncertain rumour? Or is there more?

Export RedDot CMS content to Excel

How to get a quick overview of all pages of a content class (and their content elements) by exporting the instances, gathering them into one file and importing this with Excel.

RedDot CMS Plugin: Delete Unlinked Pages

Deleting mulltiple pages from a project can be very time consuming – and I tend to do it quite often! This plugin should save you a lot of time deleting pages (especially if the site has hundreds or even thousands of unwanted pages).

Plugin: Show template usage in child projects

A SmartTree enhancement for RedDot CMS allowing to check the assignment of every template of a content class within all connected projects.

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