Modern DNN Control Panel

Shine is a control panel for the DNN Platform (DotNetNuke) that is built to enhance the editing experience for everyone.

Powerful tools enable you to manage pages and redirects, improve performance, SEO and accessibility, create versionable site assets and more!

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Innovative File Asset Management

Upload files and documents with the ease of a modern interface. Shine provides you with the reassurance of knowing that your assets are web optimized and accessible, that you can always retrieve an older copy of a file through our built-in versioning and that you can manage your files from any device.

Powerful Page and Redirect Manager

Manage all of your pages, vanity URL's and redirects from one modern interface. Generate reports, view page analytics and utilize notes so that you never lose track of why you created a specific page or redirect.

Proactive Accessibility and SEO Engine

Shine will alert you while you are updating your website to ensure that you are not introducing changes that will negatively affect your page accessibility, SEO and site performance. No longer do you need an expert to review your site for you. Shine does this for you in real-time providing you with recommendations and advice to help you get ahead of the competition.

Simplified Editing Experience

Built for content editors from the start, Shine puts all of your most common needs right at your fingertips. Manage your pages and content without unnecessary administrative clutter, restore content from the page level recycle bin and view your site analytics without ever having to leave your site!


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Note: Shine is currently in development and being shown as a preview.

View the current features that Shine has to offer in our real-time demo right in your web browser, no setup required.
After launching the demo you will need to login to the demo site to use Shine with the credentials below:

Username: demo
Password: demo123

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Note: The demo will open in a new tab/window. Some features are unavailable in demo mode.

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Insider Preview Available Now

Shine is now available as a downloadable Insider Preview for your test site. Sign up today to gain early access to the current preview version of Shine.

Shine is not ready for production but please try the preview on your test site and provide us with feedback.

  • DNN 7.4.2 + (Persona Bar extension support coming soon)
  • .NET Framework 4.5

  • Terms and Conditions

    By using Shine for DNN during the preview program you agree to:

    1. You acknowledge that this is an Insider Preview release meant for the purposes of user testing and feedback.
    2. Using software that is prerelease code and not at the level of performance or compatibility of a final, generally available product offering.
    3. The software is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind.
    4. You accept the entire risk arising out of the use or performance of Software. In no event shall Michael Smeltzer be liable for any damage whatsoever arising out of the use of or inability to use Software, even if Michael Smeltzer has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
    5. The software is not to be used in a production environment until further notice.
    6. You are granted a license to use the software in its entirety during the duration of the preview program.
    7. The license structure may change, during such time, your software may require an additional license to continue being operated.
    8. You may receive emails during the preview program updating you when a new version of the software has been released and other and other material consisting of surveys, etc.

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    DNN® (formerly DotNetNuke®) 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. The DNN Platform has been downloaded more than 8 million times and powers more than 750,000 websites globally.