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  • 🌟 We have over 110 articles to help get you started and are quickly working to make our documentation even better. If anything is missing you would like to see covered within our docs please post your docs suggestions...
    • 3 months ago
  • We are super excited today to announce the release of Plato 2.0. 💪 Plato 2.0 introduces multi-tenancy support, an improved set-up & configuration experience, easier theme customization, improved performance & dozens of...
  • Once you've competed the web based set-up for Plato only the core modules will be installed. After completing set-up you should see a very minimal home page as shown below... Completing setup When you first...
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  • To ease installation the first time you launch Plato within your web browser you will be presented with the web based set-up screen. This screen allows you to name your installation, provide a database connection string...
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  • Plato.Tenants adds multi-tenancy support & management capabilities to your installation of Plato. What is multi-tenancy? Multi-tenancy support allows you to create several completely unique Plato sites from a single...
    • 3 months ago
  • The Plato.Theming module allows you to create themes and customise theme files via the web based Plato administrator dashboard . Plato.Theming is an optional module and can be enabled via the features page. NOTE...
    • 3 months ago
  • Plato.Users.Notifications adds both web & email notification capabilities to Plato. Your users can opt-out of any notifications generated by Plato through new notification controls that are added to each users account area...
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    Links
    Links within markdown are very simple and can be added with the following markdown syntax... [google.com](https://www.google.com/) This would produce a simple hyperlink like so... google.com You can also style...
    • 3 months ago
  • 9th April 2020 🎈 I’m super excited today to announce the release of Plato 1.1.2. Whilst 1.1.2 is only a smaller update compared to previous releases 1.1.2 introduces a handy new module to allow you to easily share any...
  • Learn about all of the new features & improvements added during our Plato 2.0.x releases.
  • 26th March 2020 🙏 We are delighted today to announce the release of Plato 1.1.1. Plato 1.1.1 is the largest update for Plato since the initial 1.0 release back in September. This update introduces dozens of new...
  • 2nd February 2020 We are delighted today to announce the release of Plato 1.1.0. Our Plato 1.1.0 release introduces .NET Core 3.1 support and improves developer productivity when working with the Plato code. .NET Core...
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    Settings
    You can edit important application settings via the Plato administrator dashboard under the " Settings " area accessible within the main navigation on the left. TIP A fresh Plato installation will only...
    • 4/5/2020 5:59:21 PM
  • Plato lets you pick and choose the features or modules you would like to offer within your Plato installation. This helps keep the UI clean and clear and ensures you only offer the features that help you help your users....
    • 4/5/2020 5:52:23 PM
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    Features
    Plato is composed of modules. Modules are small independent NuGet packages or Visual Studio projects that compose together to add all of the functionality you see within Plato. Managing Modules 💠 You can enable or...
    • 4/5/2020 5:50:38 PM
  • By far the quickest way to get started with Plato is to download or clone the Plato source code locally and use an IDE such as Visual Studio to build & launch Plato. Building Plato 🏠 After downloading Plato open...
    • 4/5/2020 5:44:47 PM
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    Dashboard
    The Plato administrator dashboard is used to configure & manage your Plato installation. After you've set-up your Plato installation the administrator dashboard will be the first place you want to visit to enable...
    • 4/5/2020 5:41:40 PM
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    Licensing
    Plato is a commercial product and requires a paid license for possession or use. Using Plato is subject to the terms and conditions of the Plato EULA at https://plato.instantasp.co.uk/legal/license . To acquire a...
    • 4/5/2020 3:41:34 PM
  • Looking to download Plato to install on your own computer or server? All official releases are available to download via our releases page on GitHub. Plato is not free software and you will need either a commercial...
    • 4/5/2020 3:37:09 PM
  • You can publish Plato to your configured IIS site using web deploy . Before following the steps within this guide please ensure you have the latest version of web deploy installed for Visual Studio. Visit the Microsoft...
    • 3/28/2020 1:08:35 PM