mojoPortal Tips: Adding a Custom Help Section

If you are doing custom development within mojoPortal, your users will find it extremely beneficial (and you’ll have a much more peaceful deployment) if you leverage mojoPortal’s built-in help system.

There are two ways to include “help” references in a custom module or page: the first way, which is specific to module settings, is to add a “helpKey” attribute to a “FeatureSetting” element within the feature’s Feature Definition config file. To see an example, open up one of the config files under mojoPortal.Web/Setup/applications/KDMediaPlayer/FeatureDefinitions. You’ll notice the “helpKey” attributes reference a file name – these files are located under the /Data/HelpFiles section. Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: mojoPortal and Artisteer 3.1

Developers and designers who leverage the Artisteer tool for creation of mojoPortal skins sometimes have a love/hate relationship with the application, due to format changes that impact any updates to mojoPortal. However, there are some amazing features with the latest version of Artisteer that definitely come out on the side of “love it!”.

One of the most intriguing new features of Artisteer is the ability to extract color schemes from an existing image. This is great if your client already has a logo or branding that they want to leverage, or if they’ve given you a swatch they’ve chosen from a site like Design Seeds. You’re not locked into the color scheme it generates for you, but it can give you a head-start in configuring all your colors for the elements within your design, such as background, menu, buttons, etc. Learn More

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How to Add Google Search to Your Dolphin 7 Website

In today’s article, I’ll show you how to use the “Google Search” module with your Dolphin 7 based site. Before we begin, we need to install the module. A step by step guide on installing the Dolphin 7 base modules can be found here.

Once we have the module installed, we can modify the settings by clicking “Google Site Search” under the “Modules” menu on the left side of the admin area. Several options can be modified to select how the results appear. Learn More

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