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Dotnetnuke 05.02.01 Release Updated Today

DotNetNuke Community Edition, Version 05.02.01 which was released on Dec 22, 2009 has been updated today. Major highlights of DotNetNuke Community Edition, Version 05.02.01 are: Fixed issue where banners were not properly rotated according to the specified views/clicks Fixed issue where upgrades could fail if the the user account did not have permission to update objects in some db schemas Fixed issue where list values were visible outside of the Portal where they were created. Fixed issue where caching providers were not rendering unicode characters properly. Fixed issue with missing Telerik assembly in the source package. Fixed issue where Ajax HostSetting was not properly set on upgrade from 4.x installations. Fixed issues where upgrades would fail with a unique index violation Fixed issue with the Starter Kit which was missing HTML module files Fixed issue where page templates were not working correctly Fixed default settings for the module and output caching providers Fixed i…

SharePoint - Your licence for Office Server Search has expired

Recently our SharePoint search throwing an issue - “Your licence for Office Server Search has expired.” Also when we try to edit, publish a page it shows error message that “Trial version has expired.”

There are lots of suggestion in the internet to solve this issue. What worked for us is listed as below. This issue is also explained in more details in Microsoft KB article - which says:

"During the installation of the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 2 that was available between April 28, 2009 and July 29, 2009, a product expiration date is activated incorrectly."

1. Go to SharePoint Central Administrator and select Operations –> Convert license type

2. Convert License Type page will show a warning message “Office SharePoint Server Trail with Enterprise Client Access License”. You will also notice that “Enter the Product Key” box is enable.
To solve the issue, enter the product key you have for your Share…

Winner of Gujarati Society Group Dance Competition & Talent Show 2009

Winner of the Group Dance Competition & Talent Show 2009. This program was organized by Gujarati Society of Central Florida. Kids won Best Dance Overall, Best Costume & Best Choreography awards in the minor professional dance category. The dance is Choreographed by Rakhi Sharma (Laksha Dance). It was 3rd consecutive win by this group in this Dance competition. They are winner of 2007, 2008 and 2009  in the minor professional dance category.Rakhi want to keep Video private for now so if you are interested in watching performance video then please let me know and I will send invite from You Tube.

How to schedule emails

Some time we need to send mail on particular date and time this is possible with email Client (Like – Outlook, Thunderbird, etc.) but your computer must be ON on that scheduled time to send mail from email client because email client working on local computer. Now you can Schedule your email online using your existing email address.This is Possible with following online Service.Use Lettermelater ServiceWith this service, you can write emails with your existing email address, and they will get sent at the exact date, or dates that you specify - down to the minute.

Do It Yourself - Simple Website, Blog & Graphics Related Tasks- Summary of Blog Post

Howto Use Live Writer to Edit Dotnetnuke Pages (HTML Modules) Using metaPost Module

If you have not yet download & installed Live Writer & metaPost then please follow the steps in - Live Writer & metaPost For Dotnetnuke - How to Download, Install & Configure. You will need edit permission on the  one or more HTML module in the website. is the frendly name of the HTML module. If you are using Dotnetnuke version older then 5.1 then you should use key=text/html.sid=659 is the module id of one of the HTML module in the website where you have edit permission.You can find the module id while you in the edit mode or in the setting of the HTML module. Next Laksha Website - HTML ModulesFrom Live Writer Menu select File –> Open. It will display a dialog box where you can select “Open From” your draft, recent post or from blog & websi…

Live Writer & metaPost For Dotnetnuke - How to Download, Install & Configure

What is Live Writer & metaPost
Windows Live Writer is a powerful tool to create, edit the blog post. Live Writer does not have inbuilt ability to post on a Dotnetnuke based website (as of Nov 28, 2009). There are several paid plug-ins available for the Live Writer that allow you to integrated it with a Dotnetnuke based website and Dotnetnuke modules. The one that I used and liked is metaPost Community Edition. metaPost allow you to edit several Dotnetnuke modules like blog, Html, Announcement. It also allow you to post & edit your articles on Ventrian News Articles module in Dotnetnuke.You will need host account to be able to install the metaPost Community Edition in your website. If you do not have host account then please contact your administrator to install this module. Download Links
Windows Like Writer – Install steps ate very simple just like any other Microsoft product.metaPost Community Edition – Download metaPost Community Edition f…

DNN (DotNetNuke) 05.02.00 Released - Highlights of Major Changes

DotNetNuke Community Edition Version 05.02.00 is now released. The complete details for all of the changes can be found in the ChangeLog. Major HighlightsAdded Module Information to the Help page Added ability to view and edit the source files for a module Enhanced the module creation wizard to simplify creating new module definitions Added the ability to automatically create a test page as a step in the module creation wizard Added a core API to support content localization Added the ability to import/export page and module settings Added the ability to immediately run a scheduled task Added module caching provider API Converted existing module caching feature to use new provider Added page output caching provider API Fixed issue where upgraded sites do not properly set the default Language Fixed issue where scheduler could execute a a long-running task multiple times Fixed issue where improperly formatted email addresses could result in error when sending system emails Fixed issue w…

Howto Use Kuler To Generate Color Themes for Your Website

What Is Kuler:Kuler is a website by Adobe to help anyone generating color themes. I will not say that using Kuler you could match the expertise of a graphics designer in any ways. But using Kuler you can get a decent idea on color palettes, different color schemes and overall color themes for a selected color. You get basic ideas of which color can go with your website logo color or website main color.Purpose of this post is just to give you a jump start without talking too much technical details and all the possibilities Kuler have. There are few great tutorials available if you want to learn more to get full advantage of Kuler. I added further reading links at the end of this post. Please feel free to add other useful links by commenting to this blog post. HOW TO – Basic Steps:Following are easy steps on how to you can use Kuler to find color theme and color pallet for your website. 1. Open Kuler website Select “Create” –> “From a Color”3. Enter a color …

Howto Run Your HTML Static Website Locally In IIS On Windows PC

WHAT & WHY:As a developer many time you may wish if you could run your static HTML website locally on your computer (Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008).Although with Static website, you could easily download and double click the index.html or home.html file to open and run other pages. But this will not give you the real world senario. For example you will not able to use a path like /images/home-page-banner.jpg. You will have to use a relative paths like ../images/home-page-banner.jpg.Following are very easy steps to do so. These steps are for Static HTML website. I will also post steps for more advance websites that uses ASP, ASP.NET, Dotnetnuke etc and uses database server. WHAT YOU NEED:1. IIS Server installed on your local machine2. FTP username, password to download files form your FTP server3. Administrative rights on local machine. Many task will display messages requesting Administrative privilege to run the task.  STEPS: 1. Download files form Web Server…

Goggles Day In School And Vedic

During the Red Ribbon week in school, one day was Goggles day. I took a photograph and thought would be interesting to share. Goggles in School, I never did that in whole my school days :)

Jolicloud - Another New OS for Netbook

Jolicloud is new OS (currently in pre-alpha stage) for Netbook. You can install programs & software on this OS as oppose to Google Chrome OS. It can run Linus, AIR& Windows applications.Jolicloud is available by invitation only. You can request your invitation at - per Jolicloud Jolicloud is very easy to install on your netbook and it boots pretty fast. WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G modems work out of the box on a growing list of supported hardware. Your personal homebase contains all your settings, applications and social features. Switching to another computer and setting up the same configuration has never been easier!Supported Device – Initial List