The Blog Portal application allows for multiple blogs in a single portal, with multiple authors per blog – ideal for corporate and community blog scenarios. It can be used as-is, be updated with your own custom design, or serve as a starting point for integrating blogs into your custom Adxstudio Portals application.

It's features include:

  • Support for multiple blogs, with multiple authors per blog
  • Comments
  • Tags
  • Search
  • RSS feeds
  • ACS or forms authentication
  • The Blog Portal Home Page
  • Editing a blog post

Solution Package Requirements

This application requires the following solution packages to be imported into your CRM organization:

  • Microsoft Xrm Customer Portal
  • Adxstudio Portals Base & Adxstudio Blogs, or Adxstudio Portals Complete

See Solution Packages for more details regarding the solutions. For more information regarding installation, see Installation Instructions.

Website Data Requirements

The Adxstudio Portals installation package includes a website data backup file containing the basic content managment structure required by the application. It also includes a small amount of sample blog data, which can be deleted after import. The backup file can be found at the path Samples\BlogPortal.xml, in your Adxstudio Portals installation directory (C:\Program Files (x86)\ADXSTUDIO\XrmPortals\<version number>\, by default).

Web Application Project

The ASP.NET Web Application Project for the application can be found at Samples\BlogPortal\, in your Adxstudio Portals installation directory (C:\Program Files (x86)\ADXSTUDIO\XrmPortals\<version number>\, by default). For information on how to deploy this application, see Set Up Sample Websites.