Branding Design using Solutions

In a previous post, I extolled the virtues of deploying our branding code in a solution. While I still make that recommendation without any reservations, it’s important to note that you may need TWO solutions to deploy your branding customizations. History  First, let’s do a quick review of some of the generic components I used…

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Adding An "All Authenticated Users" Feature to Forms-Based Authentication

Preamble…  One of the frequenly cited shortcomings of Forms-Based Authentication when compared to Windows Integrated Authentication is its lack of built-in support for an “All Authenticated Users” group similar to NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users. This type of role comes in handy in a number of situations, most notably for provisioning public (but not anonymous) sites and…

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