DotNetNuke 6.1 helps organizations tailor their online presence to mobile devices

DotNetNuke Corp. has announced the release of version 6.1 and with it, a flurry of new capabilities designed to enhance the mobile aspect of your online presence. By leveraging the latest rendering techniques such as CSS and HTML 5, the mobile websites are automatically tailored to the devices on which they are viewed.

Pages, content, administration screens and user profiles are managed centrally in DotNetNuke and deployed seamlessly across desktop, tablet and internet capable mobile devices.  A mobile site template is provided that acts as a starting point for business users, simplifying the process of customizing their own desktop site for mobile delivery.

Mobile Website Management Simplifies Delivery, Updates

DotNetNuke 6.1 empowers business people, developers and designers to quickly create and update mobile versions of their websites through an intuitive and easy to use administrative user interface.  Leveraging the powerful page manager in DotNetNuke 6, site administrators do not have to learn anything new when creating a mobile specific website, which accelerates the delivery of an organization’s mobile presence.  Google analytics support is built in so that business people can monitor and analyze their mobile-based traffic.

Site Redirection, Automatic Device Detection Tailors Content to Mobile Devices

Whether the end user is on a tablet or mobile phone, site developers can use DotNetNuke 6.1 to redirect mobile users to landing pages optimized for their device. Using adaptive rendering techniques available with CSS and HTML 5, DotNetNuke 6.1 automatically detects the specific characteristics of thousands of mobile devices and tailors the design and content of the page as desired by the site authors.   Multiple site types can be supported for individual pages that allow for the delivery of specific experiences for tablets, Android phones or other devices.

Optimized Menus Delivers a World-Class Mobile Experience

Mobile devices have a wide variety of form factors, making the design and management of menu structures critical to delivering an excellent customer experience.  DotNetNuke 6.1 empowers designers with an optimized mobile menu that dynamically renders the appropriate menu structure based on the characteristics of a specific device.

Content Previewer Speeds Delivery with Early Testing

DotNetNuke 6.1 provides a mobile content previewer that makes it easy for developers, designers and content owners to optimize the mobile experience of their websites early in the process without requiring physical access to thousands of different mobile devices.  The content previewer supports Android, Apple iOS, Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry devices, all without leaving the DotNetNuke platform.

Mobile Website Template Speeds Design, Delivery

A mobile website template is provided with DotNetNuke 6.1 that sets a new standard for flexible and adaptive layout for various devices including smartphones and tablets. Out of the box, DotNetNuke 6.1 provides a best practice for delivering mobile content beyond device constraints. The template is responsive to different screen resolutions so visitors will always have the most optimal experience on their device.

Site Groups Simplifies User Management

DotNetNuke 6.1 provides a new capability to simplify the management of users across multiple websites.  In addition to a single sign-on capability for content owners, a simplified set of administration screens allows administrators to set up and manage granular permissions for the same users across many different sites.

Fastest DotNetNuke Ever

A number of client-side performance improvements have been incorporated into DotNetNuke 6.1 that have dramatically reduced the time it takes for website pages to be rendered.  Web requests required to render pages have been reduced by 70%, making this the fastest version of DotNetNuke ever released.

“Our websites on DotNetNuke 6.1 load blazingly fast compared to previous versions,” stated Robb Bryn, vice president of operations at Cape Fear Webmasters, Inc.  “We now have one super-fast CMS platform that can easily manage all of our websites, regardless of the device viewing the website.  DotNetNuke 6.1 is a breath of fresh air to our content managers, designers and developers.”

 “Consumers and employees expect their mobile interactions to be just as good as their desktop experiences,” stated Mitch Bishop, chief marketing officer for DotNetNuke.  “The new release of DotNetNuke makes it easy for developers, designers and content owners to deliver customized experiences for the customers while leveraging the power of the world’s most popular content management system for the Microsoft ecosystem.”