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We are currently re-working the documentation structure. The new structure will be:

  1. API documentation for Razor/C#, JavaScript (incl. $2sxc and $cms), WebServices, Edit-UIs etc. will be found on the 2sxc wiki.
  2. Features-documentation will be found on this page
  3. Learning tutorials and concepts will be in Learn
  4. Blogs, examples etc. are of course in Blog

Features of 2sxc with Details and How-To-Use

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Simple Apps allow quick deployment, installation, testing and clean removal without side effects. Install an app, adapt to your needs - simple and standardized, using tokens and razor. added-06.00.00
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Entities Lists Linking Razor Token Multi-Language Apps
With the new DataSource called App you can retrieve data from another App. For example, you can query a References-App from another Portal to show the same references again. added-06.01.00
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Apps Data and Data Sources For experts Razor new in 6.x
Using the App-Object you can access path information, settings and resources. added-05.05.00
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Razor Token Apps new in 6.x
Now apps can use centralized settings and multilingual resources for their templates. Works with tokens and razor. added-06.00.00
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Apps For experts Multi-Language new in 6.x Razor Token
Using simple server-side commands, you can create entities, edit and delete them in code. Thanks to this feature, you can create your own edit-dialogs or partial dialogs for workflows and similar. Also create simple or complex feedback forms and more. added-06.05
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Apps Entities Razor new in 6.x Database For experts WebApi
Supports placing all data in the module into the DNN-Search. This works for simple items (like title/text/image) as well as for lists. The special feature is that it allows you to change how the index works. You could specify an alternate (detail-page) url for each item. added-06.02.00
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Apps Data and Data Sources Entities For experts Razor new in 6.x Lists Lists with Details Search
Now you can easily add any kind of data to the pipeline with the DataTableDataSource. This is great for adding XML, RSS, NoSQL sources, Resx-files and much, much more. added-06.00.06
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Apps Data and Data Sources Database Entities For experts Import/Export Lists Lists with Details new in 6.x Razor
Easily access backend data with a DataSource. Attach some filters and viola! you get a very powerfull, configuration based data query system. added-04.00.00
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Apps Lists Lists with Details Razor For experts Database Data and Data Sources
To keep things nice and separate data-preparation from data presentation we added a method called CustomizeData(). This is always called before the template is processed - for showing, for JSON delivery and for search-indexing. added-06.01.00
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Data and Data Sources Database For experts Razor new in 6.x Lists Lists with Details Search
Need to know more about @Dnn.Portal, @Dnn.Module.Id, Dnn.User, Dnn.Tab or similar - this is your best starting point. added-01.00
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Razor DNN/DotNetNuke
This can now be done in code. added-06.01.00
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JavaScript Razor new in 6.x
Awesome Image-Resizer with really neat features. added-05.03.00
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Images HTML and CSS For beginners Design Token Razor Linking Lightbox
With InstancePurpose your code knows if it's running to be templated, for publishing JSON data or for search indexing. added-06.01.00
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Apps Search new in 6.x Razor
Amazingly simple integration with knockoutJS. An amazingly simple data-backend using 2sxc, a cool JS-Framework to play with the output - all connected with the Data-Pipeline of 2sxc. added-04.00.00
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JavaScript Import/Export Lists Lists with Details Razor Token Apps
Once you apply a list to a template, you suddenly have multile items presented - maybe as a table or as a designed list. What you then often need is a way to add a title before that or create settings for the way the list is presented. added-03.00.00
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Razor Token Lists Lists with Details For beginners
You can use strongly typed data sources with safe configuration to supply your templates with any data you need. added-05.00.00
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Apps Content Types Database Entities For experts Razor new in 5.x new in 6.x Data and Data Sources
Designed content can be one item, or it can be an entire list of items. This is very easy to do. added-03.00.00
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Razor Token Lists Design For beginners
With the simple toolbar you can enhance the editing experience. added-03.00.00
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Token Razor For beginners
Use simple HTML-tags or javascript to create inline or hovering add and edit-buttons added-06.00.00
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HTML and CSS JavaScript Token Razor Apps new in 6.x New in 7.x new in 8.x
Use 2sxc to create lists and then show cool detail pages in lightboxes or otherwise. All SEO-optimized. added-04.00.00
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Razor Lightbox Linking Lists Lists with Details
Now you can user @RenderPage to call other Razor-Scripts, and these scripts automatically receive the save Content, List, Presentation etc. variables to work with. This allows you to re-use partial templates. added-06.00.00
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Apps new in 6.x Razor Linking
You can easily use PetaPoco in Razor Templates with DNN and 2sxc. added-06.00.06
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Apps Data and Data Sources Database For experts Razor new in 6.x Import/Export
Now you can connect entities (like authors and books) in awesome ways. Also extremely usefull for tagging and similar scenarios. added-05.03.00
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Lists Linking Field Configuration Entities Razor Relationships
The new RelationshipFilter helps in list-pages to find all items with a category and similar scenarios. added-06.01.00
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Data and Data Sources Entities Razor Linking Lists with Details
You can create templates that allow configuration with the Presentation-Element. For example, you could configure image-size or placement, click-behavior or show/hide things in your template. added-03.00.00
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Content Types Lists Razor Token
There are cases where certain parts of an app should be shared across multiple zones / portals. added-02.00.00
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Admin and Edit Dialogs Apps For beginners Razor Token
It was always possible to use SQL data before, but with the new data sources it actually is fun to use and fully integrated. added-06.00.06
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Apps Database Data and Data Sources Entities For experts Lists Razor new in 6.x
Thanks to the fully automated WebAPI integration you can easily include and distribute your WebAPIs with you Apps. added-06.05
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Apps For experts Import/Export JavaScript new in 6.x WebApi Razor Token