PackFlash Releases Slideshow Module for DotNetNuke with the Ability to Display Information from Multiple 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 DotNetNuke Slideshow Module. This latest version allows for content from any website in the DotNetNuke installation to be displayed within the slideshow.

DotNetNuke (DNN) Slideshow Module by PackFlash

DotNetNuke (DNN) Slideshow Module by PackFlash

DotNetNuke module developer, PackFlash, has just released an new version of their DNN Slideshow Module, which provides the ability to create dynamic presentations of content on the website. This new version of the Slideshow module has the capability to tie 2 or more websites together and provide slideshows of content between those sites.

When content from other websites are shown, 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 provided so that content administrators can determine criteria for what content is used from which websites. One application of this feature is for a business that creates micro-sites for each category and another that includes all of the categories. PackFlash’s DNN Slideshow module makes this type of implementation possible.

While the PackFlash DNN Slideshow 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 Image Gallery, Slideshow, Friendly URLs, Mega Drop-Down Menu, Comments, Videos, Events, and News & Blog Module for DotNetNuke. The Slideshow module’s purpose within the suite is to provide presentation capabilities that highlight content and keep the user engaged.

The Slideshow Module, one of PackFlash’s newest products, is uniquely versatile for a slideshow module. The administrator has the flexibility to choose that the entire slideshow can be made up of content from the current website that is being managed, any website that has been connected, or each slide can be managed separately allowing content from one slide to come from any of the sites that are connected.

Version 3.2 of the PackFlash Constellation DNN Modules also offers an important upgrade to the Friendly URLs Module for DotNetNuke to support multi-site portal data sharing. The SEO Module does this by automatically detecting duplicate content, even across shared websites, and providing management 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 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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