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New Kigg Installation - Need Assistance

Sep 19, 2009 at 7:26 AM
Edited Sep 19, 2009 at 8:00 AM

Hi, thanks for sharing the nice project!

I'm not so good at, I just installed Kigg on new website and I got several issues, wish anyone can give me assistance

1. How I can add the Keyword, Title, Description?

2. How I can edit the footers?

New Kigg Website:




Sep 19, 2009 at 7:43 AM

Hi Helen,

In order to change Keywords, Title and Description you have to edit a web.config file. Find SiteTitle, MetaKeywords and MetaDescription and change them as you like.
Footer is defined in SiteTemplate.Master file (in  Web\View\Shared). It starts with <div id="footer">.


Sep 19, 2009 at 7:47 AM

Thank you in Advance! You're great!

Sep 19, 2009 at 7:51 AM

And another issue, How I can change the category name?

Sep 19, 2009 at 7:57 AM

Categories are in Data.sql file (Database folder).
You will have to change them in file and insert those rows again to the database (alternatively you can try changing them in the DB directly).


Sep 19, 2009 at 8:04 AM

I didn't try to insert the SQL database before, is it possible to use Visual Studio 2008 to insert?

Sep 19, 2009 at 8:07 AM

And my website is hosted with webhost4life, their support team is already help me insert the data.sql into the Mssql 2005 server, is it possible to change the Category directly in the SQL database? They can support webbase sql admin

Sep 19, 2009 at 8:30 AM

Yes, it is possible to change the data directly in SQL database. They need to change it in Category table. The categories are cached so your app will need to be restarted to see the effect.


Sep 19, 2009 at 8:57 AM
Edited Sep 19, 2009 at 8:58 AM

Hi Thanks for the fast reply!

I'd like to add "Advertisement" on the right "sidebar", about "300 x 250" images, is it possible to provide me the code to add? 


Thank you very much


Sep 19, 2009 at 1:52 PM

btw, we started deployment documentation check it out at


Sep 19, 2009 at 4:55 PM
Edited Sep 19, 2009 at 5:39 PM

Another issue, I see the URL


is blank. 

and the category rss url are not working, either

Can you please help me check?


Sep 20, 2009 at 2:59 AM
Edited Sep 20, 2009 at 3:09 AM

Okay, I see the Rss issue is because I've space in the sitetitle in the "web.config", Now I've another issue

"Latest publish story", I'd like to change the text, How I can change it please? Using Kigg 2.5

Sep 20, 2009 at 8:23 AM

You have to change StoryContoller.cs. After that you need to rebuild Kigg application.


Sep 20, 2009 at 9:03 AM
Edited Sep 22, 2009 at 5:28 AM


The file you referred "StoryContoller.cs", seems I cannot find where's located. Sorry!

And when you browse "", there're 2 Sponsor Images 

I'd like to add 2 sponsored images (300 x 250) on my website too. Can you please guide me how to proceed? 



Thanks very much


Sep 20, 2009 at 9:04 PM

It is located inside web project, you should open the source code to do the modifications