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A blogsite - free blog, website

A blogsite is a free content management system (CMS) for a website or a blog. A blogsite is based on ASP.NET, MVC, C# and MS SQL (SQL Server 2012 and above, SQL Azure). A blogsite is distributed as open source code on GitHub and you can use the codebase to set up your own self-hosted blog or another type of website.

The design for a blogsite can be customized to your likings. You can create an unlimited number of themes in your blog, you can import themes and you can export themes. You can share your themes with others, use themes in your other blogs and/or sell your themes to others. You have full control over your website and your data, you are free to select the hosting provider that you like the best.
Version 1.0.2, releases
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 10 April 2015 | Updated: 10 April 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 545
This version includes improvments in the backend of the blog and improvments to user comments and user ratings. If you have created a custom theme then you need to make changes to templates (changed templates) in this theme to get all the improvements from this version.

+ Enabled sorting on inactive ads, categories, posts, static pages and weblinks in the backend.
+ Improved the html button panel in the backend.
+ Added a html button panel for ads and categories.
+ Changed templates for ...
Version 1.0.1, releases
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 9 March 2015 | Updated: 12 March 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 542
Some of the changes since version 1.0.0 is listed below, small bug fixes is not listed. If you have created a custom theme then you need to make changes to templates in this theme to get all the improvements in this version.

+ Enabled HTTPS-Redirect and WWW-redirect.
+ Enabled to set a domain to not be indexed by search engines.
+ Made it possible to use SSL when sending emails.
+ Added log in buttons for Facebook and Google for comments.
+ Fixed a category listing and a paging bug.
+ ...
Enable Google log in, tutorial
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 25 February 2015 | Updated: 25 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 676
You can enable Google log in for your blog, this means that user will be able to sign-in with their Google account. It will be easier for users to sign-in, comment and set ratings if you activate Google log in for your blog. You need to create a Google project for your blog in order to enable Google log in. The application id and the application secret for your Google project must be added to each domain that should use the Google sign-in feature.

1. Create a Google project

Go to the Goog ...
Quick start guide, tutorial
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 25 February 2015 | Updated: 24 November 2016
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 695
Set up a website and a MS SQL database on your webserver. The connection string to the database should be a "appSetting" and the key should be called "ConnectionString". If you use Windows Azure like we do, you can add the appSetting under the CONFIGURE tab in the settings for the website.

Another option is to add the connection string directly in the Web.Config file or to add a app.config file to the solution and add contents like this:

<?xml version="1.0" ...
Enable Facebook log in, tutorial
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 24 February 2015 | Updated: 25 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 583
You can activate Facebook log in for your blog to make it easier for your users to sign-in to the blog, make comments and set ratings. You need to create a Facebook application for each domain that you want to enable Facebook log in for. The application id and the application secret for your Facebook application must be set for the domain in order to enable Facebook log in.

1. Create a Facebook application

Go to the Facebook developer site and click on the "Add a New App" link that you ...
Callback methods, documentation
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 18 February 2015 | Updated: 18 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 570
Callback methods is methods that are supposed to be called from an external part, they are designed to read the message from a certain external part. You might need to add the url to a callback method in the account on a website for the external part and you will find the relative callback urls in this post.

Methods

Name
Url
Google login
/user/google_login_callback.
Facebook login
/user/facebook_login_callb ...
Comments, documentation
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 17 February 2015 | Updated: 17 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 480
Comments can be created by singed-in administrators in the frontend of the blog, comments can also be edited in the frontend of the blog. Comments can be edited or deleted in the backend interface of the blog. An Administrator can edit and delete comments, an Editor can edit comments and an Author can only edit and delete his own comments.

List of comments

You can search in the list of comments, set the sort field, set the sort order and set the page size for the list. You can highlight a ...
Custom design, documentation
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 17 February 2015 | Updated: 17 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 533
Custom design means that you can control the design for each domain in your blog. You can create themes, edit templates in themes, add templates in themes, add your own images and add your own files. Every domain in the blog can have its own theme, a theme includes a set of standard templates that you can edit but you can also add new templates to a theme. You can export all the templates in a theme to a zip-file and you can also import templates to a theme from a zip-file. When there is ...
Domains, documentation
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 17 February 2015 | Updated: 17 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 453
Domains makes it possible for you to create many different instances of your blog, every domain has its own unique domain name and can have a unique theme. You can use one domain just as a testsite where you test different designs or other aspects. Every domain needs to have a unique domain name or a subdomain name. Domains is important in a-blogsite, a domain includes unique settings that should be applied when there is a web request for the domain name.

List of domains

You can search in ...
Languages, documentation
By: A Name Not Yet Taken AB | Added: 17 February 2015 | Updated: 17 February 2015
| Rating: 0 | Pageviews: 451
Languages makes it possible for you to translate all of the content in your blog into different languages. Your blog can reach people on many different international markets. You need to consider if you want to make your languages country specific, if you want to make local adjustments to different countries then you need to make your languages country specific.

List of languages

You can search in the list of languages, set the sort field, set the sort order and set the page size for ...
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