Collect usage data for your DotNest sites with Azure Application Insights!
Ever wanted to see colourful interactive charts about your DotNest sites' usage that you can pan around and impress your coworkers, clients with? Now it's here, and it's not just cool but also very useful: Azure Application Insights.
What's more, using Azure Application Insights is free and also all DotNest sites just got it for free too! Check out how to use it.
The Application Insights integration on DotNest uses our Application Insights Orchard module, which you can install to any custom Orchard app too.More >
Pay yearly for custom domain usage, be our guest for one month!
Until now if you wanted to use your own domain names with your DotNest sites you had to go with monthly payments. Listening to our beloved customers we implemented yearly payments, giving you a much more convenient option! And not just that: if you pay yearly you'll get one month of custom domain usage for FREE!More >
All DotNest sites can now be accessed conveniently through HTTPS, without a custom port
You could access your DotNest sites securely through HTTPS from day 1; however, this required you to use a custom port. E.g. when accessing your site "mysite.dotnest.com" securely you would have used the URL "https://mysite.dotnest.com:8443" with that ugly "8443" at the end. But not any more!More >
Localization packages are now available on DotNest tenants!
We've announced yesterday on the community meeting a new "feature" of DotNest (which is actually available for a little while now): localization packages. We've added the translation files of built-in modules for the following languages: French (fr-FR), Italian (it-IT), Russian (ru-RU), Simplified Chinese (zh-CN), Spanish (es-ES) and Hungarian (hu-HU). You can change the localization settings of your tenants under on the Settings page.More >
DotNest tutorial videos released!
When hearing about DotNest and trying it for the first time, you must have a lot of questions about it and its capabilities. Our fellow Orchard Dojo trainer, Abhishek Luv is here to answer them with a series of video tutorials! Currently there are 3 of them (introduction, tenant management, Theme Override), but there are more to come, so stay tuned!More >
Learn the basics of Orchard the easy way: Orchard walkthrough on Try Orchard!
You probably heard about Try Orchard!: it's a free service where you can test drive Orchard on demo sites, without having to register, download or set up anything. Now Try Orchard! just got smarter with an Orchard walkthrough.More >
Featured DotNest site: Orchard Beginner!
We're pleased to announce a brand new DotNest site that will be a massive help for Orchard newcomers: Orchard Beginner! Orchard Beginner really aims to help those who're just starting with Orchard. The site's content is still being expanded rapidly but it already gives Orchard rookies some very essential guidelines.More >
Demo Orchard sites on DotNest: Try Orchard!
So what if you're a total newcomer to Orchard but want to see it in action, without having to download, install, set up anything or signing up anywhere (not even DotNest)? You can Try Orchard!More >
Another set of new themes for DotNest sites!
BindTuning, a well-known company of theme designers and web developers from Portugal contributed some of their themes so that they are available to DotNest users for free!More >
New themes available for DotNest sites!
We have released two Bootstrap-based themes that are available for every DotNest site for free: Philip Senechal, the well-known Orchard theme development professional and freelancer known for his cool Boostrap-based themes provided us with updated, Orchard 1.8-compatible versions for two of his themes:More >