How to change registration options in DotNetNuke

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21. How to change registration options in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke admin area

Now let’s learn how to manage registration options for our users

1) Scroll over Admin

2) Then click Site Settings

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3) Expand Advanced Settings

4) Then maximize Security Settings

There are 4 registration options available. We’re going to select Verified registration which resembles public registration, except an email is sent to the address given and the code must be entered to gain access. Such verification ensures a user’s email address is valid

5) When ready click Update

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage user registration options in DotNetNuke and change them anytime if necessary

How to change the default password in DotNetNuke

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20. How to change the default password in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke admin area

Now let’s learn how to change the DNN password after the application has been installed

1) Click your display name here

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This is Manage Profile area where you can update your profile’s details and change your password

2) Click Manage Password

3) To change your profile’s password you need to enter  your current password, then enter and confirm your new password…let’s do it now

4) When done click Change Password

That’s it! The profile’s password has been successfully changed

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your DotNetNuke password after the platform installation. Make sure to update your password regularly due to security reasons

How to host multiple portals in the same DotNetNuke installation

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19. How to host multiple portals in the same DotNetNuke installation

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke admin area

The portal system in DotNetNuke is one of its most powerful features. It allows to create and host multiple websites under the same DNN installation

Let’s learn how to add and manage new DNN portals… scroll down

1) Scroll over Host

2) Click Portals option here

3) Click Add New Portal

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4) Let’s fill in Portal Setup details

5) Choose the Child Portal Type

A Parent portal has its own unique domain name while a Child portal is a subset of a unique URL

6) Specify the Portal Alias here

7) Enter Portal Title and Description

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8) Choose Portal Template

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9) Start filling in the login details for the new portal

10) Then enter and confirm password

11) Then click Create Portal

That’s it! This is the admin area of the newly created DotNetNuke portal

You may switch portals through Host user…let’s go back to our Parent DNN portal now

We’re done! Remember that only a Host super user has full administration access to all of the parent and child portals

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to add and manage new portals in DotNetNuke. Remember that you can host multiple websites with different content under the same DotNetNuke installation

How to manage security roles in DotNetNuke

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18. How to manage security roles in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke admin area

Now let’s learn how to manage security roles through DotNetNuke

1) Click the Roles icon here

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Let’s create a new role first…

2) Click Add New Role

3) Enter Role Name and Description

4) Check Public Role to allow users subscribe and unsubscribe to the role

5) Click Update when finished

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6) Scroll over Admin

7) Then click User Accounts

Now let’s see how to assign an existing user to the new security role

8) Click Manage Roles icon here

9) Choose the new role from the list

10) Then click Add Role to User

That’s it! We have just added a new security role to an existing DNN user

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage security roles in DotNetNuke, create new roles and assign existing users to different roles

How to work with hyperlinks in DotNetNuke

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17. How to work with hyperlinks in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke admin area

Now let’s learn how to work with hyperlinks in DNN Text/HTML module

1) Click here to expand the Edit menu

2) Then click Edit Text

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3) Let’s highlight the necessary text

4) Then click Insert Link icon here

5) Let’s leave URL as Link Type and point the hyperlink to the external URL

6) Specify the URL here

7) Then click the Target tab

8) Choose target _blank to open the link in a new window

9) When ready click OK

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10) When ready click Update

That’s it! The hyperlink has been successfully inserted. Clicking on it will open the link in a new window or tab

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to work with hyperlinks in the DotNetNuke WYSIWYG content editor