Thanks to a teaser from Scott Hanselman, and a helpful line of code he sent, I was able to add the archive feature to my dasBlog site.
The line of code Scott sent was
which was all I got from him, so it was a good puzzle!
Here’s the rest.
dasBlog has a subfolder called THEMES which contains folders for each of the various skins.
In each of those folders there is a file called homeTemplate.blogtemplate
You can find in the patterns within this file, the area that builds the panel (on my site it is on the right….search, navigation, etc.) So I just copied and pasted one of those sections and replaced the title with “Archives” and the innerhtmll with the above macro.
<div class=”side”><%newtelligence.drawArchiveMonths()%> </div>
I placed in between two other sections (Navigation and BlogRoll).
Once I uploaded the modified file, I had to go to config and reselect my theme so that this template file would get pulled into the main site.
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