DNN Training

Our DNN training courses help you get up to speed with your DNN product so you can spend more time publishing great content. We host classroom sessions and online training for developers, administrators and content managers.

We've been providing training for the DNN content management system since it was known as DotNetNuke, and we've perfected a teaching method that combines practical learning with easy-to-understand instructions. Learn from certified DNN experts who can teach you everything you need to know about DNN, from the very basics to the more advanced concepts.

DNN for Content Managers


Our content managers training course provides content editors and marketers with a thorough understanding of how to use skins and templates to change the design of a website, how to add modules to implement functionality, and how to create and edit content using DNN’s easy-to-use interface to extend, enhance and expand your website.

Led by DNN certified instructors, Cantarus’ DNN Content Manager training is designed to demonstrate how content managers can quickly and easily create a website from the ground up. The course covers a number of different topics, including:

  • Pages and templates
  • Module management
  • Digital asset management
  • Maintenance on your site


DNN for Administrators

Cantarus’ DNN for Administrators training course provides website administrators with a thorough understanding of how to install, configure and manage DNN websites within an organisation, including version upgrades, security roles and user management.

Please note, Delegates must have a basic understanding of DNN to the same level as a Content Manager.

The course covers a number of different topics, including:

  • Content management basics
  • DNN installation & configuration
  • Role-based security & user permissions
  • Advanced configuration

DNN for Developers

We provide training courses that adjust your level of DNN familiarity. Whether you want an overview of the basic elements of DNN development or you’d prefer to get stuck in to the advanced UI and database features – we have the right path for you.

Standard Package

The DNN Developer training, Standard package, serves as an introduction to module and skin development. The topics included within the course are the use of visual studio starter kit, the creation of a DNN module from an ASP/NET web control, database integration and packaging modules for distribution etc. The course covers a number of different topics, including (but not limited to):

  • Pages, portals, modules, skin
  • Packaging and distribution
  • Installation and configuration
  • Theme development
  • Module development and DNN API
  • Provider model
  • Development best practice
  • Database Access Layer (DAL)

Advanced Package

The advanced version of our standard DNN Development course covers advanced DNN development techniques and goes into more depth about skin development and database access than our standard development course.

The advanced version includes all of the content provided in the standard course in addition to the following course content:

  • Responsive Themes
  • Client-side DNN Development
  • Advanced database access layer
  • Advanced performance and caching
  • Custom build pipelines in DNN
  • WebAPI and Web Services
  • Module Localisation
  • Scheduled Tasks in DNN

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If you would like more information on any of our DNN training courses please complete the form below and we will send you a brochure and more information about the course(s) that you are interested in.

Our consultants are not only the most skilled and experienced DNN experts within Europe, but are friendly, approachable and put the needs of the delegates first, ensuring a personal and engaging training session.

Mike Cundall, Chief Operating Officer