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RedDot CMS Plugin: Connect to Multiple Elements in Clipboard

It’s plugin time again folks!
This little script enables you to copy/connect multiple elements from one content class to another. It should save developers out there a considerable amount of time when you need to make changes to multiple templates within an existing project, or when you need to copy the elements from one template to another for use within a list.

Date decoding/encoding

The RQL manual provides information on how to decode dates from a date string into a floating point number, but there is no mention on how to actually encode dates. Heres how to do both..

Workflow Email Bug – Workaround

RedDot sends out a notification email before actually checking the first release step for any exceptions. This was causing a great deal of confusion for editors as they were being prompted to release pages that didn’t need to be released! Since it can take ages for any of these bugs to be fixed for future RedDot software releases (i’ve waited up to 2 years to get bugs fixed), I came up with the following workaround to fix this problem: The ‘Faux Release’ Step!

Melbourne – Open Text Web Solutions User Group Meeting June 2009

The Areeba gang of RedDot CMS developers (Markus Giesen and his fellow nerd Kim Dezen) will be there. Are you a australian based RedDot Partner / developer / freelancer? Or an australian based Open Text partner? Will you be there? I am looking forward to catch up with you!

Webserver plugin / extension: Export RedDot CMS content – Parse published pages with wget

A great tool to parse all your published RedDot CMS content and export it to a desired output file. Open source based, editable and very handy.

Adding TinyMCE as an Editor for CMS 7.5

TinyMCE is a JavaScript based rich HTML editor now available for use in CMS 7.5. Why add another editor? For several reasons:

  • The FCKEditor has significant deficiencies, such as the inability to cleanup code or pasted content.
  • You haven’t upgraded to Web Solutions Management…

Open Text to release new version of Web Solutions Management Server on Ruby on Rails

After many years of complaints from the RedDot CMS developers around the world, Open Text has finally agreed to release the next Version of the Open Text Web Solutions Management Server 9.6 based on a open source Ruby on Rails core.

Restarting RedDot CMS services without rebooting – Part II

As I love improving good ideas like the one to create a batch file for restarting the RedDot CMS server without rebooting it, which Fred had the other day here comes my enhancement. I talked to Kim Dezen about enhancing that solution…

Plugin: “Checkbox Assign Keywords”

Being my first post on this site, it’s only polite that I first introduce myself and let you know who I am and what I’m about!

My name is Kim Dezen and I currently head up RedDot CMS/LiveServer development at Areeba. Areeba is…

RedDot CMS Plugin: Checkbox or radio button editing

Last week I’ve been to the RedDot Days 08 in Frankfurt. I met Stefan Buchali from the RedDot Premium Partner stoll & fischbach eBusiness. He introduced me to this nice plugin he wrote.

Selecting pre-defined options for your content

Selecting pre-defined options for your content

It looks very…

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