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Released: Jun 11, 2009
Updated: Jun 11, 2009 by DotNetNuke
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Release Notes

Release notes for version 05.00.01 of the DNN core Events module.

This release is only supported on DotNetNuke 04.07.00 or greater.


- Optionally remove time functionality from display/data entry, Added new check box to mark an event as all day.
- Recurrence pattern and end date can now be displayed in List/Day view, and collapsed to single line for recurring events.
- "Enroll for this event" is now visible for users who aren't logged in.
- The color settings for Event categories are now used in all views
- Multiple instances of the Events module on single page will now allow different themes for every instance
- Week view now has date navigation control in the same way that Month View does
- Skinable menu toolbar
- Added sorting and paging capability to List View with default setting in the Module Settings
- Removed the dependency of 2 connection strings in web.config
- Users can now chose their individual notification time and request notifications for all individual events of a recurring event
- All optional module settings now perform the same way
- Day View can now optionally be opened in a new page
- Enhance input validation
- EventDetails: shows last date and amount of events if its a series
- It is now possible to individually select the allowed views for the module
- Event title/details can be replaced by a message defined in setting page
- Added setting to set Send Reminder default to True or False for all events in that module
- The module was partially dependant on whether the user is in site Edit mode or not. \
- Added ONEDAYEVENT token to enhance templating capability for OneDay events
- Changed link to detail page from postback to hyperlink to enable bot spidering and enhance Search Engine Optimization
- Added Event Description (eventdesc) to data passed into SearchItem.Content to be indexed.
- Email for new recurring events is sent only once for the whole series.
- Templated display of Event detail view with the DNN TokenReplace functionality
- Module now sends email to the event owner when enrollment is changed
- A configurable list of enrolled users can be displayed on the Detail View
- Emails are now sent to event enrollees on all enrollment events
- The display of details of an event changed to a templated format.
- The e-mail messages can be templated with the DNN TokenReplace functionality
- There is now an option in Module Settings to set the number of days after which an event is expired
- Added an RSS feed to Month/List/Day/Week/My Enrollment views
- Display time or not: can be templated. A new check box has been added under end date in end view.
- Admins can now enroll users
- Allow users/roles to update locations/categories without being a moderator
- The module now exports Events data in .ics (RFC2445) format, including attendees
- The default Reminder From email address can now be different from the portal admin address
- Added option for Location conflict checking
- It is now possible to copy an existing event to create a new one.
- Event ownership can now be changed, the creator will still be an event editor.
- Recurring events now have individual database records, so they can be manipulated independently
- It is possible to show icons for events (priority, reminder, recurrence, enrollment) selectable for each view
- Location is added to list/day views
- Users may now subscribe to be notified when a new event is added to the Event module instance
- Possibility select a custom theme from the portal folders in module settings
- Copy to End Date link added to copy start date to end date
- For events with a maximum number of enrollments: now shows separate icon when enrollment is full
- Corrected SQL providers for DNN 5.1 to prevent duplicate field names

Reviews for this release

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by plasticpumpkin on Jul 12, 2009 at 10:40 AM
Wow, most excellent upgrade! The new features and the templating system have really added versatility to this module. I am really impressed guys. And thanks for all of your hard work!!!!!
by revDJkev on Jun 15, 2009 at 5:35 PM