DNN Word Import Module

Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN Module allows developers to get/read contents of Word document without requiring any other software such as Microsoft Word or OpenOffice. This module demonstrates the powerful import feature provided by Aspose.Word. It adds a simple file browser control, Content Pane selection and Import from Word button on the page where the module is added. When clicking on the button, the document contents are displayed on the screen immediately.

Module Features

Based on customer feedback we have added Content Pane import feature in this release. Now the imported content can be displayed in any selected pane on the page.

System Requirements and Supported Platforms

System Requirements

In order to setup Aspose.Words .NET for DNN modules you need to have the following requirements met:

  • DNN 7.0 +

Please feel free to contact us if you wish to install these modules on other versions of DNN.

Supported Platforms

Aspose.Words .NET for DNN modules currently support

  • DNN 7.0 +

Please feel free to contact us if you wish to install these modules on other versions of DNN.


You can download Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN Module from one of the following locations


Once downloaded, please follow these steps to install the module into your DNN website:

  1. Log into your site as either Host or another Supersuser level account.
  2. Navigate to the Host menu and select Extensions.
  3. Click on Install Extension Wizard.
  4. As directed browse to the location of the downloaded zip file, select it then click Open.
  5. Click Next, accept the license, continue through the install. When finished click on the Return button.

Please check this module installation video from DNN for more details

Note: If you get an error while uploading the module this is due to the maxRequestLength limit in your DNN installation’s web.config. Open web.config and update maxRequestLength to 20MB by setting maxRequestLength=”20480″ and try to upload the module again.


After you have installed Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN module it is really simple to start using it on your website. Please follow these simple steps to get started

  1. Make sure you are logged-in to DNN as Host or Admin level account
  2. Navigate to the page where you want to add the Import module
  3. Select Modules -> Add New Module from the top Ribbon
  4. From the list select Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN and drag it to a place of your choice on the page.

You have successfully added Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN module to your page. A file browse and a button titled Import from Word will now appear on the page along with Content Pane selection dropdown. Anyone can simply select a Word file and click on Import from Word button to list the content of the selected document on the page.

How to apply Aspose License?

This Plugin uses an evaluation version of Aspose.Words. Once you are happy with your evaluation, you can purchase a license at the Aspose website. To remove evaluation message and feature limitations, product license should be applied. You will receive a license file after you have purchased the product. Please follow the steps below to apply the license

  • Make sure the license file is named as Aspose.Words.lic
  • Place Aspose.Words.lic file in App_Data folder of your DNN website e.g. “DNN Root Folder/App_Data/Aspose.Words.lic”

Video Demo

Please check the video below to see the module in action.

Support, Extend and Contribute


From the very first days of Aspose, we knew that just giving our customers good products would not be enough. We also needed to deliver good service. We are developers ourselves and understand how frustrating it is when a technical issue or a quirk in the software stops you from doing what you need to do. We’re here to solve problems, not create them.

This is why we offer free support. Anyone who uses our product, whether they have bought them or are using an evaluation, deserves our full attention and respect.

You can log any issues or suggestions related to Aspose.Words .NET for DNN Modules using any of the following platforms

Extend and Contribute

Aspose .NET Word Processing and PDF Document Exporter for DNN and Aspose .NET Word Import for DNN are open source and their source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers are encouraged to download the source code and extend the functionality as per their own requirements.

Source Code

You can get the latest source code from one of the following locations

How to configure the source code

You need to have the following installed in order to open and extend the source code

Please follow these simple steps to get started

  1. Download/Clone the source code.
  2. Open Visual Studio 2010 and Choose File > Open Project
  3. Browse to the latest source code that you have downloaded and open AsposeDotNetNukeContentExport.sln or Aspose.DNN.WordImport.sln