Southern Fried DNN Blog

Southern Fried DNN User Group (Formerly Queen City DotNetNuke User Group QCDUG) blog covers DNN topics addressed by the usergroup at meetings, conventions and for the DNN community for North Carolina, South Carolina and the DNN community at large!

June 2022 SoFri: DNN Security Headers - From an "F" to an "A" Grade!

SoFri's Ryan Moore leads a working session to explain and demonstrate several security header settings which can be made to the DNN web.config, which helps with the overall site security and presentation footprint. He'll explain items, plus shares code and testing tools involved.

July 2022 SoFri: Laura Pierson (Designing for Accessibility)

Designing for Accessibility - Web accessibility shouldn’t be an afterthought. It should be considered throughout the entire design and development process. Laura Pierson, of 10 Pound Gorilla, will cover best practices and helpful tools for designing ADA-compliant websites that are usable by everyone.

May 2022 SoFri: DNN & Ionic - How I built a Food Delivery SaaS for 50 Restaurants

In this session, Benny Su shows SoFri how easy it is to get started with DNN and Ionic together so you can build your own hybrid apps. Using his experience building FOODEX, he will take you through a quick installation, share how he overcame obstacles, and show you some real working code.

April 22 SoFri: Chris Hammond - Module Packaging Customization

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Lots of people use Chris Hammond's templates, but the tutorials around them are all pretty basic and intended to get you started. In this presentation, Chris will provide some more advanced customization and packaging options that you can do within extensions created by his templates.

Feb 22 SoFri - DNN Summit 2022 Recap + Community Project Highlights

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This month, we'll be recapping DNN Summit 2022 and then we'll take some time to highlight a few exciting community projects. Trust us, they are worth knowing about and getting involved with!

March 2022 SoFri: Members Directory & View Profile Modules with Heilene Martin

The Members Directory and View Profiles modules are included in DNN by default. These modules display user information lists and profile details. In this presentation, Heilene will give an overview of how they have used these modules in their organization, how to customize the layout using Bootstrap, and how to use values from the User Profiles fields.

Jan 2022 SoFri Double Header - Sebastian Leupold (Internationalization) & David Poindexter (Web Components)

This meeting of SoFri is a DOUBLE HEADER with presentations by both David Poindexter and Sebasitan Leupold! Providing a website for an international audience can be quite challenging. Sebastian will provide an overview of common aspects to take care of and strategies for addressing them using all the features of DNN Platform. We all keep hearing about web components... David shows them in action in DNN!

Dec 2021 SoFri: Southern Fried DNN Holiday Party - DNN Jeopardy

Come and join SoFri and celebrate the holiday season DNN style! Feel free to dress for the occasion (or not - it's a judgment-free zone)! In this Southern Fried DNN User Group meeting, they are celebrating the holiday season and discussing various DNN activities and achievements. They also mention the upcoming DNN Summit 2022, which will be a hybrid conference with both in-person and online sessions. Additionally, there are updates about new releases and templates for DNN development.

Nov 2021 SoFri: Joe Craig & Intermodule Integration

Have you ever wanted to get data from a module and display it in ways that don't exist? Here I will show you one way that I have used code (tables, classes, and methods) from one module to create a somewhat different module view than envisioned by its developers. I will talk about (and maybe even demonstrate) ways that this approach can be extended to other modules.

Oct '21 - Aaron Lopez (Tailwind CSS) & Jeremy Farrance (2sxc StruXtured Content)

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In this session, Aaron introduces you to a radical new way of developing User Interfaces so you too can create the most beautifully designed, the most incredibly performant, the most easily maintainable, flexible, powerful, and enjoyable-to-build websites you can using Tailwind CSS. In Jeremy's 2sxc focused session, he shows what you can really do after you've learned enough about 2sxc to build truly useful Structured Content apps.
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