How to customize your DotNetNuke appearance (changing skins)

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8. How to customize your DotNetNuke appearance (changing skins)

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the DotNetNuke https://ausweb.com.au/ area

Now let’s learn how to change the DotNetNuke appearance, by changing the skin

1) Click the Site icon

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2) Click here to expand the menu

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3) Choose new skin from the list here

4) When ready click Update

That’s it! The skin has been successfully changed! Now let’s change the skin back to the original

5) Let’s perform the same actions to change the skin back

6) Click Update

The skin has been successfully changed back

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to customize the DotNetNuke appearance by changing its skin

How to install an additional forum module in DotNetNuke

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7. How to install an additional forum module in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the https://ausweb.com.au/web-hosting/reseller-web-hosting/ admin area

Now let’s learn how to install additional DotNetNuke modules (or extensions)

In this tutorial we’re going to add a Forum module

We have already added a page called Forum for this purpose

1) Let’s select a Forum module from this menu list

2) Enter Forum’s title and specify its location on the page

3) Then click Add

That’s it! The Forum module has been successfully added. Scroll down to view all its options

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to install additional modules (or extensions) in DotNetNuke and configure them to your liking

How to add/delete a new DotNetNuke user

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4. How to add/delete a new DotNetNuke user

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the powered by ausweb admin area

Now let’s learn how to add a new DotNetNuke user

1) Click Users icon here

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Here you can see just the Administrator account… let’s add a new user

2) Click Add New User here

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3) Enter new user details in the required fields

Leave the Authorize and Notify boxes checked

The Authorize option allows an account to be activated instantly upon creation

If Notify is checked the user will receive an email notification upon creation

4) Enter and confirm a password

5) Click Add New User

Success! The new user ‘demouser’ has just been created… now let’s see how to delete a user

6) Click Remove

7) Click OK to confirm the removal

That’s it! The new user has been successfully deleted

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create and delete a new user through the DotNetNuke admin area

How to add a new page in DotNetNuke

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3. How to add a new page in DotNetNuke

This tutorial assumes that you have already logged into the https://ausweb.com.au/  admin area

Now let’s learn how to add a new page and configure its settings

1) Click Add in the Page Functions area

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Let’s fill in the required basic settings of our new page

If you need help or hint, click the ? sign next to the title

To close the hint click ? sign again

Let’s start filling in our basic settings

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2) Specify the page order in the menu

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3) Check View Page permissions for All Users

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4) When ready click Update

Success! The new page Our Contacts has been added

5) You may always change the page settings by clicking here

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6) Since we’re not going to edit anything right now, click Cancel

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7) You may edit page Text by clicking the icon here…

8) …or access the page Settings by clicking here

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to add a new page in DotNetNuke and manage its basic settings

How to use the DotNetNuke File Manager

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14. How to use the DotNetNuke File Manager

Now let’s learn how to use https://ausweb.com.au/web-hosting/cpanel-web-hosting/ built-in File Manager

The File Manager is used to administer existing files or upload new files from your local computer to the website

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

1) Scroll over Admin

2) Then click File Manager

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This is the built-in File Manager, and it is here where you can upload files to your website, delete them, change their permissions, create new folders, and many other functions

3) Let’s navigate inside Portal Root folder here

Let’s see what main operations with files can be performed through this File Manager

4) To create a new folder let’s type its name here

5) Then click Add Folder

Success! The new folder has just been created

Now let’s see how to copy files to the chosen location… scroll right

6) Select the file by checking this box

7) Then click Copy Files option

8) Select the destination folder

9) Click OK to confirm the files copying

That’s it! The selected file has been successfully copied to the destination folder

10) Now let’s see how to upload a file to our website…click Upload option

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11) Click Choose File to locate the file we’re going to upload

12) Select the necessary file and click Open

13) Then click Upload File

Here is the file that we’ve just uploaded…now let’s see how to delete the file from our website

14) Select the file by checking this box

15) Then click Delete Files

16) Click OK to confirm the removal

The selected file has been successfully removed

Now let’s try to set permissions for the selected Test Folder…scroll down

Here you can assign View and Write permissions for different user roles

17) Let’s allow full access for Registered Users

18) Click Update when done

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now be more familiar with using DNN File Manager to upload/copy files, create new folders, and set their permissions