Built on the .NET 2.0 platform, Telligent's Community Server allows web developers to implement a robust community site where users can share, discuss, and interact in very powerful ways. With its open API and available source code, Community Server is customizable using available 3rd party modules, or you can write your own code to extend Community Server's functionality.
Inside this book, our Community Server experts guide you through the product's implementation and customization and will get you started with your first community site quickly. You'll learn methods for UI modification and enhancement, how to add new functionality through modules, and how to write your own custom module code. You'll also get tried-and-true advice for administering your Community Server site, creating reports, implementing security, building localized installations, and more.
What you will learn from this book
- Techniques for troubleshooting installation issues
How to understand and customize Community Server's ASP.NET config files
Tips for installing and configuring modules on your site
Methods for enhancing your implementation with themes, modules, and add-ons
How to write modules and modify Community Server code
All about implementing skins, changing the look of custom controls, working with master pages, and more
Who this book is for
This book is for both experienced developers and general enthusiasts who are interested in building their site using Community Server. You should have prior experience in web server management and configuration.
Readers who wish to extend and customize Community Server should have previous experience with ASP.NET and related .NET technologies.
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