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System requirements

Minimal requirements DNN 7.3+ and .NET framework 4.0

  • DNN 7.3+
  • DNN 8.0+
  • DNN 9.0+
  • MS SQL database
    • MS SQL 2008
    • MS SQL 2012-2017
    • MS SQL Azure database
  • .NET 4.0+

Advanced features

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud ready
  • DotNetNuke 9 ready
  • Responsive
  • Mobile freindly
  • Facebook comments
  • Single page aplication
  • Great performance
  • Permissions

EASYDNN SIMPLE FORUM

EasyDNN Simple Forum is a modern and attractive forum for DNN. This forum is a unique forum based on the possibility of choosing two kinds of comments. Like every standard forum, this forum also supports native (DNN) comments. But, as opposed to other forums, this forum is distinguished by the possibility of using Facebook comments as the comment system. This means that every site visitor can instantly join into discussions while logged into their Facebook account. No matter what type of comments you choose, EasyDNN Simple Forum will enable you to build a community on your website in a brief period of time. The forum can also be a great addition to your intranet, which will help you improve communication between your employees and make your business much more productive and funnier. The word Simple in the title of the module doesn’t mean that it is a simple product with a lack of functionality. Here, Simple means that the module is simple to use and configure. The module is built with modern technologies and offers a great experience to users of desktop and mobile devices. To add and configure the forum on your website, you won’t need more than 10 minutes. Take the opportunity today to make your website or intranet richer with this great tool.

 

Version 2.1.

  • full compatibility with DNN 9.2.2
  • added new Fusion theme
  • added structured data (schema.org) in details of topics
  • added option for auto-posting of new topics and comments to DNN Journal
  • added topics sitemap
  • improved Facebook auto-posting

Version 2.0.

  • Native comments
    • added native (DNN) comments. EasyDNN Simple Forum supports Facebook comments or native comments where a Facebook account isn't required
  • Permissions
    • permissions for adding topics
    • permissions for viewing topics
    • permissions for commenting topics
    • permissions for moderating topics
  • Review of topics and comments
    • possibility of reviewing topics before publishing
    • added the draft or publish status of topics
    • possibility of reviewing comments before publishing
  • Editor
    • possibility of choosing between two HTML editors, Simple HTML editor, and CKEditor
  • Notifications
    • possibility of sending notifications via DNN notifications or via email (SMTP)
    • notifications about new topics, comments, necessity for moderating topics and comments
    • possibility of subscribing to notifications on the category level or only to a topic
    • unregistered users can also register to notifications by leaving an email address and verification of the email address
    • notification templates enable adjustment of layout and content of notifications
      * Notifications about new comments work only when native comments are used. If using Facebook comments, then Facebook’s notification system is used.
  • Displaying comments and functionality
    • threaded comments
    • selecting an order of comments display (order by)
    • comments can be added by registered or non-registered users (Google Captcha)
    • like comments and display users who liked
    • up and down votes for comments and displaying of users who up or down voted
    • reporting of inappropriate comments
    • reply to the selected comment
    • quoting comments
    • admin users and moderators can edit, approve, delete or reject a comment
    • display an avatar next to the username (selecting a DNN avatar or Gravatar)
    • a direct link to comment
    • paging for comments
  • Layout
    • the layout is based on razor templates, enabling adjustment of the layout to your needs
  • Auto-posting
    • possibility of auto-posting a new topic to a Facebook page

Version 1.6.

  • Compatibility: the module is compatible with DNN/Evoq 9.2 and backward compatible with DNN 6.2+
  • Fixed: small bugs and other small improvements

Version 1.5.

  • added the possibility of automatic posting the new topics on Facebook page
  • other small improvements and bug fixes
  • the integration with the EasyDNN Mail Chimp Plus module requires version 9.0 of the MailChimp module
  • the full compatibility with the latest versions of DNN and Evoq (9.1.1)

MAIN FEATURES

  • FACEBOOK COMMENTS INTEGRATION

    FACEBOOK COMMENTS INTEGRATION

    Adding comments in discussions as Facebook comments

  • DISCUSION TOPICS

    DISCUSION TOPICS

    Discussions are organized by topic

  • RELATED TOPICS

    RELATED TOPICS

    Related topics are displayed in topic details

  • PIN TOPICS

    PIN TOPICS

    Topic may be pinned to the top of the category

  • PERMISSIONS

    PERMISSIONS

    Permissions can be assigned to category and topic

  • LOCKING

    LOCKING

    Categories and topics stay visible, but not contents

  • APPROVING OF COMMENTS

    APPROVING OF COMMENTS

    Comment approval via Facebook

  • COMMENTS MODERATION

    COMMENTS MODERATION

    Comment moderation via Facebook

  • NOTIFICATIONS

    NOTIFICATIONS

    Notifications of new comments in Facebook Inbox

  • CATEGORIES

    CATEGORIES

    Possibility of organising topics by category

  • DIFFERENT COLORS OF CATEGORIES

    DIFFERENT COLORS OF CATEGORIES

    Assign colour to each category

  • PAGING

    PAGING

    Classic or infinite pagination with or without load more button

  • RSS

    RSS

    RSS feed by category

  • GREAT PERFORMANCE

    GREAT PERFORMANCE

    DNN cache; lightweight application

  • SINGLE PAGE APPLICATION

    SINGLE PAGE APPLICATION

    Enables loading categories and topics without page refreshing

  • TEMPLATES

    TEMPLATES

    Adjust forum layout using razor templates

  • MOBILE FRIENDLY

    MOBILE FRIENDLY

    Responsive and mobile friendly design

  • FRIENDLY URLs

    FRIENDLY URLs

    Links without parameters

  • SEO FRIENDLY

    SEO FRIENDLY

    Supported SEO techniques like metatags, meta keywords, page title, open graph tags, etc.

  • SEARCH

    SEARCH

    Own search and integration with DNN search

  • TAGS

    TAGS

    Possibility to add tag words for better search and related topics

  • SORTING

    SORTING

    Topic sorting by last added or popularity 

easyDNNsimpleForum

WHY TO USE EASYDNN SIMPLE FORUM

The era of classic forums is over, and they are often left empty and abandoned. The communication instead has moved to social networks. That is why this forum connects two worlds; it has all the key features as any forum has, but for adding comments in discussions, the Faceboook comments plug-in is used. This means that every Facebook user can join a discussion as a Facebook user without having to register and log in. The EasyDNN Simple Forum makes it easy for you to build a community on your website in a brief period of time.

easyDNNsimpleForum

EasyDNN Simple Forum

If you want to build an online community on your website, this forum is the right solution for you. Installing and configuring the module is simple and easy. 

Next generation forum module

Your website visitors will like the modern interface and layout. This forum is built by using modern technologies and techniques. Built as a single page application, it will provide a great user experience and ensure long-term compatibility with upcoming trends in web design. 

Permissions

Set who can see or add discussion topics. Permissions can be assigned to categories and topics. 

FACEBOOK COMMENTS INTEGRATION

The Facebook comments plug-in is well-known and widely used all over the Internet. It allows users to comment on different articles and blog post in the same way as on Facebook. That simplicity makes it the perfect choice when you want users to join discussions without inconveniencing them. They can post a comment without having to register and log in. This forum is based on the Facebook comments plug-in.

FACEBOOK COMMENTS INTEGRATION
Subscribers, followers, likes ...

CATEGORIES

Discussion topics can be organized by category. A category can have a title and description. 

CATEGORIES

Color categories

Assign a color to each category to make discussion topics more noticeable

DISCUSION TOPICS

As with any forum, users can create discussion topics through the interface. A topic can be added to available categories. 

DISCUSION TOPICS

CATEGORY AND TOPIC LOCKING

You can lock a category or topic (e.g. for non-registered users). Categories and topics will stay visible, but the contents will be hidden. This can be useful if you want to attract users to register to a site. 

CATEGORY AND TOPIC LOCKING

GREAT PERFORMANCE

Built as a lightweight application and using a DNN cache this module will provide great performance and user experience. 

RELATED TOPICS

Display related topics in the details section of topics. Topics are related if they share the same tags.

RELATED TOPICS

TAGS

It's possible to add tag words for better searches and to find related topics

PAGINATION

Choose between three different paginations - classic/infinite pagination with load more button/infinite pagination without load more button. 

PAGGING OPTIONS

EDIT OPTIONS

A modern and intuitive interface allows for easy editing of categories and topics.

Drag and drop function

Easily sort categories by using the drag & drop functionality.

Easy edit

Editing is really easy.

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The module can be also purchased as a part of
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Standard license

Module usage:
The standard license allows the activation and use on 1 DNN portal.

Upgrading a module to new versions:
Buying a standard license entitles you to all new versions we publish within 90 days after purchase. After 90 days, you can buy an upgrade for the standard version. Upgrades can be purchased at any time for up to two years after buying a module. Upgrades cost less than the full price of the module.

Professional license

Module usage:
The professional license allows the activation and use on 20 portals within 1 DNN installation.

Upgrading a module to new versions:
Buying the professional license entitles you to all new versions we publish within 90 days after purchase. After 90 days, you can buy an upgrade for the professional version. Upgrades can be purchased at any time for up to two years after buying a module. Upgrades cost less than the full price of the module.

Enterprise license

About license:
The enterprise license is a perpetual license what means that you can use the installed and activated modules indefinitely without paying any additional fee. During the subscription period of 1 year you can access the latest versions of the software. When the subscription period ends, you are no longer able to download new product versions or activate the module.

Module usage:
The enterprise license allows the activation and use on an unlimited number of DNN portals and installations owned by you or your clients you develop web pages for.
Web design & development companies are entitled to use the enterprise license in order to install and activate the module at their clients' web pages.
Modules cannot be resold or redistributed to other organizations, companies or individuals. Hosting companies aren't entitled to offer pre-installed modules in their packages.

Upgrading modules to new versions:
Buying the enterprise license entitles you to freely upgrade the software to each new version we publish within 365 days upon purchase. After 365 days, you can buy an upgrade for the enterprise license. The upgrade can be purchased at any time for up to two years after buying a module. The price of the upgrade is lower than the full price of a module.

An upgrade for the standard license with a yearly subscription

Your rights:
Buying an upgrade for a standard license entitles you to upgrade one module which has been activated and is used under standard license. Also, you are entitled to all the new versions we publish within a year after your buying an upgrade, with the same license rights.
An upgrade bought in this manner can be used to upgrade a module that has been bought in the previous two years. For modules having been bought in the period of time longer than two years, contact us at support@easyDNNsolutions.com

An upgrade for the professional license with a yearly subscription

Your rights:
Buying an upgrade for a professional license entitles you to upgrade one module which has been activated and is used under professional license. Also, you are entitled to all the new versions we publish within a year after your buying an upgrade, with the same license rights.
An upgrade bought in this manner can be used to upgrade a module that has been bought in the previous two years. For modules having been bought in the period of time longer than two years, contact us at support@easyDNNsolutions.com

An upgrade for the enterprise license with a yearly subscription

Your rights:
Buying an upgrade for an Enterprise license entitles you to upgrade all modules which have been activated and are used under Enterprise license. You are also entitled to unlimited installations and activations of the module on new portals and new DNN instances. Also, you are entitled to all the new versions we publish within a year after your buying an upgrade.
An upgrade bought in this manner can be used to upgrade a module that has been bought in the previous two years. For modules having been bought in the period of time longer than two years, contact us at support@easyDNNsolutions.com

An important note:
The buyer is personally responsible for purchasing an upgrade for the version of that module he or she owns. An upgrade can be obtained for any license, but you won't be able to use it for the license you do not own. After upgrading a module, it needs to be reactivated. If you are not sure which version to purchase, contact us before the actual purchase.
If you own more than one standard or professional license, you need to buy an upgrade for each of them. Please do not upgrade multiple standard or professional modules after buying an upgrade for 1 standard or professional license. In this case you will be able to install a module, but its activation will not be allowed. Moreover, do not buy an upgrade if you do not own the module you wish to upgrade it to.

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