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The skinning engine of DotNetNuke has strengthened over the lastseveral years, making it a highly successful way to customize thelook, feel, and user experience of a web site. Featuring a Forewordby DotNetNuke creator Shaun Walker, this book takes you through theprocess of designing a custom skin for a DotNetNuke site and showsyou how to apply web design features to that site.
Author Andrew Hay discusses the necessary steps for streamliningthe interaction between client and end-user, as well as designerand developer. To that end, he has divided the book into threesections: the first section addresses basic terminology used inDotNetNuke skinning. The second section shows you how to apply theskills you've acquired to a specific site. The final sectionexplores new technologies and specialty areas of DotNetNuke,ASP.NET, and web site development.
No matter your amount of experience in web site development andregardless of platform, by the end of this book you will be wellversed in the installation, configuration, and customization of aDotNetNuke web site.
What you will learn from this book
How to find, modify, and apply existing skins
Tips for working towards a DotNetNuke solution that successfullypasses an HTML validation test
Ways to install a third party menu component
How to add personalization, AJAX, Silverlight, and sIFRtechnologies to extend your site
Ways to maximize the potential of web user controls in yoursite
Who this book is for
This book is for web developers who are interested incustomizing the look and feel of a DotNetNuke web site.
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