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What is DNN?

It is the leading open source web content management platform (CMS) in the Microsoft ecosystem. The product is used to build professional looking and easy-to-use commercial websites, social intranets, community portals, or partner extranets. Containing dynamic content of all types, DNN sites are easy to deploy and update.
DNN is a tool in the Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS category of a tech stack.
DNN is an open source tool with 713 GitHub stars and 577 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DNN's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses DNN?

3 companies reportedly use DNN in their tech stacks, including e-bridge, North American Spine Society, and CMS/Framework.

6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use DNN.

DNN Integrations

jQuery, React, jQuery UI, Dropbox, and Zendesk are some of the popular tools that integrate with DNN. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with DNN.

Why developers like DNN?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use DNN
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DNN's Features

  • User Management
  • User Profile Management
  • Role Management
  • Event Viewer
  • SQL Tools
  • Role-based Security
  • CAPTCHA Validation
  • Granular User Permissions
  • Security Analyzer

DNN Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to DNN?
It is a friendly open-source Content Management System and is one of the most widely used ASP.NET Content Management Systems. It is free and offers great flexibility and extensive capabilities.
Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Adobe Experience Manager
It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
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DNN's Followers
11 developers follow DNN to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Adam Summers
Danny Mitsios
Lawrence Job
Duy Nguyen
Mark Babayev
Ian Rey Baguio
Devin Davies
Lindsay  Robibero
Sam  Joel