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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Ian Lackey, Michael Washington

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Chapter 5. Host and Admin Tools

Running a DotNetNuke site requires someone to administer the site. There are two built-in roles for accomplishing the tasks associated with this. The host and admin roles are very similar in nature and ability, but possess some important differences.

In this chapter, we will learn the following:

  • The difference between host and admin
  • How to access and use the admin modules
  • How to access and use the host modules

The difference between host and admin

There has always been a bit of confusion about what differentiates the admin and host roles. To understand the difference, you first have to look at how DotNetNuke works. An implementation of DotNetNuke is not restricted to one portal. DotNetNuke has the ability to run multiple ...

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