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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Ian Lackey, Michael Washington

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Chapter 1. What is DotNetNuke?

From company intranets to mom and pop shops, to local chapters of the 4-H club, most organizations are looking to have a presence on the World Wide Web. Open source web portals answer this demand by providing easy to install and use website frameworks that are not only extremely functional but are also freely available. Whether it is to sell services or to have a place to meet, web portals play an important role in communication on the Web.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • What web portals are and what the successful web portals have in common
  • Different types of open source web portals and why we selected DotNetNuke for our project over other available web portals
  • The benefits gained by using an ...

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