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  • Sitefinity 4 Webinar: Real-World Project Development

    When: Wednesday January 26 at 11:00 AM EST Register Here! Sitefinity 4.0 has been officially released, as well as a growing collection of Sitefinity 4 Starter Kits to help developers quickly get started. In addition, Sitefinity Evangelist Gabe Sumner has compiled lessons learned from developing these kits into the ...
  • Sitefinity after the 4.0 release

    We made it - Sitefinity 4 was officially released on January 14th. This release is the culmination of 2 years of hard work by the biggest product team at Telerik. During that time we tackled a lot of challenges, learned a lot of lessons, reached many milestones and ...
  • Sitefinity 4.0: Automate Translations with Custom Workflows and Google Translate

    Recently one of our customers asked us for a solution to automatically translate news, blog posts and other content-based items in Sitefinity using Google Translate. The main idea behind the solution depicted in this article is to automatically create and populate missing language versions using Google Translate once a content-based ...
  • Restyling the Comments box (RadEditor) throughout Sitefinity

    While working on a sample web site I noticed my comments textbox was inheriting a gray background from my web site’s BODY styles. After playing around with Firebug (which hopefully you’re using) I noticed this style was being inherited from the BODY styling that I had in my Theme. By ...
  • Styling Sitefinity blog posts with summaries

    I’m having a blast lately toying around with Widget Templates and exploring various techniques for customizing and re-styling content.  Earlier today, while recording a marketing video for Sitefinity’s blog feature, I became unhappy with how the blogs look, by default, using the the University Template found in the Sitefinity SDK....
  • The power of structured user interface: How to implement a tooltip on all text fields in Sitefinity – at once

    Table of contents Introduction Video of the final result Code walkthrough Installation instructions and code download What’s next Introduction It may come as a surprise to many of you that vast majority of Sitefinity user interface (among others, all modules) is actually data driven. Behind the scenes, all the different ...
  • Implementing Sitefinity widgets and designers: How to implement Facebook Like button

    Table of contents Introduction Video of the final result Code walkthrough A bit of background Installation instructions and code download Introduction Widgets (controls) are one of the key points of the extensibility in Sitefinity. Widgets are a small piece of functionality that users of Sitefinity can drag on the page ...
  • Announcing 4 new Sitefinity 4.0 Starter Kits

    I have some exciting news to announce!  Behind the scenes, we currently have 4 starter kits in development for Sitefinity 4.0.  When Sitefinity 4.0 is officially released these starter kits will be included with the SDK and give everyone access to a wealth of resources and tools. Here are ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: Migration Tool

    In addition to the Sitefinity RC which was recently released, a new open-source Migration tool is also available for preview. Although still in an early alpha stage, this tool is designed to assist users in migrating content from Sitefinity 3.7 websites to the latest 4.0 version. The tool works by ...
  • Sitefinity Weekly Builds have begun!

    As we get closer to the official release of Sitefinity 4.0 (in January 2011) there will be an updated build (new version) of Sitefinity available each week.  These updates will contain: Fixes to issues reported by the community New features, not yet unveiled in public Sitefinity 4.0 releases Performance improvements ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: Workflow

    Workflow is the next stop on our tour through the new features of Sitefinity 4 RC. Workflow enables a CMS to enforce the rules established for a website to manage content publishing. This can be as simple as defining permissions for who can create, edit, approve, and publish content, ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: Widget Template Editor

    We continue our tour through the new features in Sitefinity 4 RC with a look at the Widget Template Editor. If you haven't already done so, take a moment to download the RC and follow along. Video Once again, Gabe Sumner has compiled a video on using the Widget Template ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: Analytics

    Another of the many new features in the Sitefinity 4 RC is improved Analytics integration. Sitefinity makes use of the Google Analytics API to deliver the complete analytics experience right inside your Sitefinity Administration Dashboard. This enables you to analyze you website traffic and gain insight about your visitors over ...
  • Spontaneous installation & design with Sitefinity 4.0 RC

    I’ve created hundreds of new Sitefinity 4.0 projects during the past several months.  We’ve had 4 public pre-releases of Sitefinity 4.0 and I frequently download and experiment with our internal builds.  Because I’ve done this so many times, I’ve started to take for granted some of these first steps into ...
  • Sitefinity 4.0 RC deep dive: Workflow

    The series introduction In past few weeks I’ve seen many people expressing their concern about the (quantity of) features in Sitefinity 4.0. Coupled with the new pricing scheme, some people wondered why would they go with Sitefinity when there are cheaper or even free alternatives that offer the same ...
  • Sitefinity 4.0 RC is now available!

    It’s now live!  The latest pre-release version of Sitefinity 4.0 is now available for everyone to download.  This is our final milestone before the official release (in January 2011).    Click here to download! The highlights of this release are multilingual support, advanced workflow, widget template editor, new analytics reports, ability ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: Localization

    We continue our look at what's new in the Sitefinity RC with a quick look at the new Localization features. The RC will be available for download later this week is now available, so be sure to download it and send us your feedback on your experience! Please note ...
  • Sitefinity 4 RC: What’s New

    The RC release of Sitefinity 4.0 has arrived, bringing with it a slew of new features and improvements for developers and site managers. In fact, this release is a near feature-complete version of the new Sitefinity 4; the final official release (scheduled for January 2011) will focus mainly on ...
  • Sitefinity 4.0 Licensing Model

    Over the past few months, we’ve indicated that the pricing and licensing model of Sitefinity will change with the release of Sitefinity 4. Now that the Sitefinity 4 official release is near, we want to share the full licensing and pricing details. We listened very closely to you, our customers ...
  • Updated: Sitefinity 4.0 Feature List

    During the upcoming webinar (this Thursday), we’ll be showing the latest pre-release build of Sitefinity 4.0 (the RC).  In addition, we’ll also be unveiling 4.0’s new pricing.  The upcoming RC release will be the 4th pre-release version of Sitefinity 4.0.  We’ve already delivered a ton of new features (features that ...