PackFlash Releases New Version of its Events module for DotNetNuke (DNN) That Allows for Sharing Events Between Websites

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PackFlash, the developer of superior modules for the DotNetNuke Content Management System, has just released the newest version of its DNN Events Module. This latest version allows for data to be shared across websites.

PackFlash Events Module

PackFlash Events Module

DotNetNuke module developer, PackFlash, has just released an new version of their DotNetNuke Events Module, which is a solution for providing a list of events within sites built on top of the DotNetNuke platform. This new version of the Events module has the capability to tie 2 or more websites together and share the events between those sites.

When events are shared, they are represented as if they belong to the current site. The user is not forced to switch sites as they would be if the content sharing was accomplished via RSS feeds. This is a much better experience for the user. Appropriate controls are included so that content administrators can select exactly which events are shared or kept unique to a particular site. One application of this feature is for an company that sites for different business units, but which needs to display a information about trade conferences on each of the sites. PackFlash’s DNN Event module makes this a snap to implement.

While the PackFlash DNN Event module can be purchased on its own, it also exists as part of the Constellation suite of modules. Constellation is a combination of eight DotNetNuke modules that are bundled together, and which are integrated in a way that is unique in the world of DNN. The suite includes News & Blogs, Image Gallery, Slideshow, Friendly URLs, Mega Drop-Down Menu, Comments, Videos and Events Module for DotNetNuke. The Event module’s purpose within the suite is to handle the particular needs of displaying events whether as part of a list or a calendar grid.

"The Events module is one of our newer modules, just introduced at the start of this year. This release and the included feature enhancements represent an installment on the delivery of our promise to constantly improve the module and to improve the integration between all of the products within our suite of DNN modules” says the CEO of PackFlash, Chris Risner.

Version 3.2 of the PackFlash Constellation DNN Modules also offers an important upgrade to the Friendly URLs Module to support the multi-site portal data sharing, which is that duplicate, or shared, content across sites will be auto-detected and managed through the use of canonical meta tags. Owners of web sites don’t have to worry about getting penalized by search engines because of they are sharing content across their sites.

About PackFlash

PackFlash is a developer of modules for the DotNetNuke Web Content Management System (CMS). Based in Chicago and founded in 2008, PackFlash produces superior, intuitive modules that push the functionality of the DotNetNuke CMS to new limits. For more information, please visit http://www.packflash.com.

About DotNetNuke

DotNetNuke software is used by developers, designers and business people to quickly build and easily maintain websites of all kinds. We are the number one Web content management solution in the Microsoft ecosystem – over 700,000 websites have been deployed worldwide using our products. Our online store speeds up this process by offering over 10,000 apps and add-ons that quickly and easily extend our product. Thousands of organizations like True Value, Bose, Cornell University, Glacier Water, Pier One Imports, El Camino Hospital and the City of Denver have leveraged DotNetNuke to deploy highly engaging business critical websites. There have been over 7 million downloads of our open source project, which fuels an active global community one million strong. The rapid growth of our commercial products resulted in DotNetNuke Corp. being named as one of the fastest growing private companies in America on the 2011 Inc. 500 list. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and Pelion Venture Partners, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in Vancouver and Amsterdam. For more information, please visit dotnetnuke.com.

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