dasBlog FAQ

By Faith A

July 6, 2010

WebMatrix supports installing open source community applications from the Web Application Gallery, and publishing to hosting providers, including a set of Beta partner hosting providers. This FAQ contains information about installing and publishing, as well as any issues that may occur after publishing.

Installing and Publishing dasBlog

Q: How do I install dasBlog?

A: To install dasBlog, use the following steps:

  1. Open WebMatrix and select Site from Web Gallery.
  2. Select the CMS category on the left-hand side.
  3. Find dasBlog in the list and install it.
  4. In any workspace, on the Home tab, in the Site group, click Run or press F12 to open the site in your default web browser.

Q: How do I publish my dasBlog website?

A: To publish a dasBlog website, use the following steps:

  1. In any workspace, on the Home tab, in the Site group, click Publish.
  2. On the Publishing Settings dialog, enter the server info you received from your web host.
  3. Click Validate Connection to ensure that the settings are correct.
  4. Click Publish.
  5. After previewing the changes, click Continue.


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