Create a Module Using Templates

  • Platform
  • Evoq Content
  • Evoq Engage



  1. Start a Visual Studio project using DNN templates.
  2. Modify the Visual Studio project to add functionality to your new module.
  3. Build, debug, and package.

    Visual Studio build type dropdown

    1. Build in debug mode.
      This build produces .pdb files that are needed when stepping through your code.
    2. Debug, if needed.
    3. Create the DNN Manifest.
    4. Build in release mode.
      This build creates an installation zip file (your module's package) in the folder Desktop Modules/yourorganization/yourmodule/install.
    5. Alternatively, you can manually pack your module.