Monatsarchiv für Juli 2008

Peek-a-Boo Part II: Unhiding pages for RedDot CMS SmartEdit users with some CSS

Sonntag, den 27. Juli 2008

The latest post from Frederic works very well and your SmartEdit users still will be able to reach the pages inside the RedDot CMS. But for usability reasons you should extend it just for one more step. Let's take the part marked above with "... show navigation ..." as the following code:

<li><a href="linked_page.html">Linktext</a></li>

That's [...]

Playing Peek-a-Boo: Hiding pages with the Navigation Manager

Sonntag, den 27. Juli 2008

There might be several reasons for hiding pages in the navigation structure, but they have to be connected to the navigation list, to show the website’s navigation correctly:

„Footer pages“ like „Imprint“ or „Terms of use“
Pages for login, error handling (e.g. for 404 or 403 errors), search results
A new navigation branch (e.g. a new product group, [...]

New RedDot CMS plug-in: Clipboard Publisher released!

Samstag, den 19. Juli 2008

As Markus mysteriously disappeared from the Net, I have to write this shameless self marketing rant myself. This is part three of my first "RedDot triology":
With this plug-in you can publish all selected pages in the clipboard at once and choose publishing settings for all affected pages globally. You can choose to publish related [...]

How to avoid finding yourself in the middle of a RedDot project apocalypse

Dienstag, den 15. Juli 2008

After reading a thread on the RedDot Google Group today, the first thought that came to my mind was “If I had to administer this project, I would shoot myself right in the head”:

70 hosted websites in 1 single CMS project
21,000 web pages (5.75 GB) / 13,266 images (4.01 GB)

Say good-bye to performance: [...]

New RedDot CMS author aboard - Welcome Frederic Hemberger

Dienstag, den 8. Juli 2008

Frederic Hemberger, young and genius RedDot CMS web developer living and working in cologne for the RedDot Partner today agreed to write some RedDot footage in this blog, which makes me happy happy and jumping around because this would mean, that I can make vacation ;o)
Welcome Fred, I'm impatiently waiting to see what helpful [...]

RedDot CMS goes Open Source - Enhance your CMS projects!

Donnerstag, den 3. Juli 2008

Three cheers for Frederic Hemberger who published today two nice "Plugin"-like code snippets to enhance your project
1. RedDot UI: DragSort
A little tool, that lets you sort your lists inside RedDot via Drag 'n' Drop.  It's using the jquery Javascript Framework and some ASP code, which contains some RQL(RedDot Query Language). Just a feature every RedDot [...]