Published on: 22 July, 2013

How to install module extension in DotNetNuke?

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What is actually a module extension in DNN? A module extension can be considered as plugin program that you can install on your site. Just imagine you have a car and you want to add a new sound system to your car, this new sound system can be considered as a plugin module to enhance your car looks and feeling.

To install a module extension in DNN, you will need to use a host account known super user account. Once login on the site, you will have a menu called host. Under this menu, you will find a menu called Extensions. Please click this menu.

Install DNN Module

A page contains extension modules list will appear.

Extension Wizard button

Click the browse button to select the installation file. The installation file in DNN must in .zip format.

Select File installation

File installation is selected

Click the Next button and you will be able to see the details of the extension specification.

File installation is selected

If there is a release note, you will be able to see the what updates or changes that have been made.

Extension release note

If there is a license note, you will be able to review it as well. Tick the checkbox and click Next button to accept the license.

License note

The installation will be fully completed if you do not see any warning or red text in the scrolling installation summary process.

License note


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