On Dec 11 2014, we conducted a webinar titled “Jumpstart your ASP.NET Project Development with Sitefinity Platform”. This time the emphasis was on our Content Management Solution or CMS software that we have called “Sitefinity”. One of our Sales Engineer from Sofia delivered this webinar. This blog post is a recap of the webinar. if you missed attending the webinar, you will be able to catch up on the slide deck, video recording and questions from the webinar as part of this blog post
Sitefinity is a content management system (CMS) that you use to create, store, manage, and present content on your website. Content and pages in Sitefinity are multilingual and you can use one Sitefinity instance to manage multiple sites that can share content. To know more about Sitefinity, head over to this URL: http://www.sitefinity.com/
Here is the slide deck that was used in the webinar:
Here is the video recording of the webinar:
Here are the questions that were asked as part of the webinar:
Q: Can we add custom SEO tags and page categories or type like news or blogs?
A: Yes. We have News/Blogs supported out of the box.
Q: Besides news and blog, can we have our custom page type?
A: Yes. You can create your own custom content type
Q: Is there a software available for use with our servers ? or we should use the site being used by Greg?
A: Sitefinity is a software you download. and deploy to your server. you can then design you site
Q: Is trial version available?
A: Yes. just head over to http://www.sitefinity.com
Q: My client wants the CMS to also have workflows?
A: Workflows are supported in Sitefinity. You can create your custom workflow with Windows Workflow Foundation.
Q: RadControls are also available along with same Sitefinity licence ?
A: Yes. But its usage has to be within the Sitefinity project. You cannot use it to create a standalone ASP.NET project. The licensing terms will not allow it
Q: Is there any connector available in Sitefinity to integrate with media maintained outside, e.g. in a DAM?
A: We have connectors for SharePoint, Marketo and SalesForce. Sitefinity is all web services under the hood. you can create your own by hooking in to sitefinity events
Q: Which .net framework is required to deploy the project
A: Here is the system requirements for Sitefinity – http://www.sitefinity.com/documentation/documentationarticles/installation-and-administration-guide/install-sitefinity/system-requirements-
Q: How sitefinity can help in scenarios where load balancers are used?
A: Documented here – http://www.sitefinity.com/documentation/documentationarticles/installation-and-administration-guide/load-balancing
We have selected the following 2 attendees from the webinar (randomly) who will recieve our t-shirts. They are:
- Anurag Agarwal
- Sathish Potta
Congratulations to the winners. We will contact you on your email and ship the t-shirts.
Till next time, Happy Coding.