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What is LESS CSS ?
I have been hearing one of the CSS frameworks called LSScss framework. LESS - The dynamic stylesheet language. LESS extends CSS with dynamic behavior such as variables, mixins, operations and functions. LESS runs on both the server-side or client-side. Which is awesome.
Learn more about LESS Css .
Dot-LESS - Dynamic CSS for .NET
How to Integrate Dot-LESS css with Dot Net Nuke (DNN) ?
These are the steps to integrate .less with DNN:
1. Download latest .less files from http://www.dotlesscss.org/
2. Unzip Downloaded Files.
3. Copy "dotless.Core.dll" from unzipped files and paste in "\bin" folder of DNN.
Location: C:\Users\Web\Documents\My Web Sites\dotnetnuke\bin
4. Find web.config file in your dotnetnuke folder and add following
<section name="dotless" type="dotless.Core.configuration.DotlessConfigurationSectionHandler,dotless.Core" />
<add name="dotless" type="dotless.Core.LessCssHttpHandler,dotless.Core" path="*.LESS" verb="*" />
6. Linking LESS css file to Dot Net Nuke
Create a .less file by just changing your .css file to .less file: styles.less
Link your .less stylesheets with the rel set to “stylesheet/less”:
<link rel="stylesheet/less" type="text/css" href="styles.less" />
That's it you are all set with integration of dot-less with dotnetnuke.
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