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xNews is a news programm based on DNN, it has powerful functions and unique design style. In addition to article management function which common news module has, it also includes special functions of theme managing, editing template and ping service. The theme and template apply Velocity template language. This template language is widely used and simple. By referring to our user manual and template manual, you can call any news and DNN data conveniently. Combined with HTML, you can create all kinds of news interface randomly. Themes can be exported and imported and it can switching between themes freely. Furthermore, we provide many pretty themes and DNN news skin to build website.


  • There are multiple sets of themes included in this module and we will add more built-in themes in each upgrade, this is similar with wordpress online theme installation.
  • There are multiple Banner Slider effects built in each set of theme, which can be displayed freely through Views module.
  • Support FriendlyUrl of articles to make it easier for SEO.
  • You can randomly install or export your themes and switch between them freely.
  • You can edit template file for corresponding theme. We apply Velocity template language, which is simple and widely used.
  • You can own powerful blog function as Wordpress and it belongs to DNN platform. We are working hard towards this direction
  • You can setup various article state or timing release function.
  • Support comment's avatar service from Gravatar.com site. Support avatar rating, different default avatar , random avatar and other features.
  • Support sharing service from addthis.com. You can change and custom sharing icons freely . Furthermore, it is available to collect users' statistics.
  • Support perfect comment management and spam comments filtering functionalities.
  • Support multiple authors to maintain the blog simultaneously, support administrator to review the posts.
  • Support to import/export data, the data contains articles, categories and images etc.
  • Support sitemap, the module has separate Sitemap containing categories and articles.
  • Support Windows Live Writer to compose blogs, support MetaWeblog API.
  • We will provide more functions in future upgrades to satisfy your requests better.