Downloading and installing the DotNetNuke package

In this recipe we will walkthrough downloading and installing the DotNetNuke package using the Web PI tool.

Some of the other ways to install DNN are:

Pre-installed by a hosting provider

This is certainly the easiest way. There are many hosting providers offering DNN as part of a hosting package.

Manually uploading and installing

If you are familiar with SQL Server databases and IIS you can download the DNN installation files and manually install the package. This is a good way to see how the individual pieces fit together.

Use DNN Starter Kit for Visual Studio 2008

You can also run DNN from your development tool. For more information, see Chapter 5, Building, Debugging, and Deploying Modules ...

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