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Render Tags

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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…

Two RedDot API RenderTags for OpenText CMS developers

When using the RedDot Query Language (RQL) to customize and improve your RedDot
project usability you often need the Template Guid or Name for your scripts.

Two undocumented Render Tags to get template information

<%!! Context:CurrentPage.Template.Name !!%>
<%!! Context:CurrentPage.Template.Id !!%>

Keep in mind,…

An undocumented RenderTag to enhance your RedDot CMS usability

RedDot CMS usability by showing your authors the page status. If your authors publish and nothing happens, this is four out of five times the reason why.

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.

How to integrate ASP.NET into RedDot CMS projects – Best practice on .NET template embedding

Is it easy to integrate .NET into your RedDot CMS project? Yes it is, if you know how and obey some simple rules. This article gives you a best practice on how to include any .NET functionality for your published website within your RedDot CMS templates.

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!

Breadcrumb Navigation With Render Tags

For taming the beast that Open Text so frankly called ‘Web Solutions Management Server’ we have some pretty nice tools available since version 7.5 – Render Tags are a quick and sufficient option to create navigation elements like the breadcrumb navigation shown here.

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