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  • Sitefinity 4 Database Deployment

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    We previously took a walkthrough these installation scenarios: Installing Sitefinity 4 on IIS 7 Installing Sitefinity 4 on IIS 6 These are helpful for users getting started on a fresh site for both development and live environments with little or no customizations. However, there are users who prefer or are ...
  • 5 Things: New in Sitefinity 4 SP1

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    New Series: 5 Things Working with Sitefinity 4, I'm constantly discovering new ways the platform helps you accomplish a wide range of tasks. Some, like the Layout Editor, are obvious. However, most of the time it's the little things; the small details that provide a framework for solutions. As a ...
  • Followup: Converting Sitefinity 4 Web Application Projects to Web Site Projects

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    We previously looked at converting a new Sitefinity 4 Web Application Project to a Web Site in IIS, and although this was done with the Beta release, the procedure remains the same for the official release. However, that guide is only useful when converting a brand new Sitefinity project; ...
  • Sitefinity 4 Network Load Balancing

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    One of the key elements of the Sitefinity 4 SP1 release is updated support for running Sitefinity in a network load-balanced environment. Today we'll take a brief look at the supported scenarios and how they are setup. Supported Environments Sitefinity has been tested using Network Load Balancing (NLB) available on ...
  • Staying close to your competitors? Make it closer with Sitefinity 4.0 publishing system

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    Monthly email newsletters are a common tool for informing customers about your products and services.  This information includes the latest product updates, new promotions, new tools and upcoming corporate events.  In order to stay informed, many organizations subscribe to competitor’s email newsletters to monitor their announcements and the ...
  • Sitefinity 4.0 SP1 Released

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    An update to the latest Sitefinity 4.0 CMS has been released today and is available for download from your Sitefinity account. This update includes a number of improvements including important fixes for critical issues reported by users. It is recommended that all Sitefinity 4 users apply this service pack....
  • Upgrading Sitefinity 4 Websites

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    One of the most helpful features of the new Sitefinity 4 Project Manager is the built-in ability to update projects to the latest version. Now that the SP1 update has been released, this helpful guide should walk you through the process of using the Project Manager to ensure all your ...
  • Follow the status of your Sitefinity requests & vote to make your voice heard

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    Earlier today, Sitefinity was officially added to Telerik’s Public Issue Tracking System (PITS).  PITS shows the current development status of bugs and features that have been logged in the internal Telerik issue system. It is a "window" which provides a peek into the Telerik development process, but with the ...
  • Installing Sitefinity 4 on IIS 6

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    In our last post, we took a walk-through installing Sitefinity 4 on IIS 7, but many websites also run on Windows Server 2003, which uses IIS 6. For the most part, installation follows the same path and only a few minor differences need to be accounted for. Today we'll ...
  • Installing Sitefinity 4 on IIS 7

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    One of the most significant improvements in Sitefinity 4 is the ease of installation. The new Project Manager encapsulates virtually all of the required elements for creating and managing new projects. Today we’ll take a brief walkthrough how simple it is to install Sitefinity on the IIS 7 platform. Video ...
  • Creating a Thumbnail Selector for News Items

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    UPDATE 2: Improvements and extensions to this thumbnail selector are included in a newer blog post. UPDATE: In the comments to this blog post, some people reported issues with running the sample in Sitefinity 4.1. Those issues have been fixed. The download links in the post have been ...
  • Sitefinity 4 Starter Kits: University Website

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    The famous Telerik International University (TIU) Website has been updated to Sitefinity 4.0, making full use of the powerful out-of-the-box functionality. This site was developed inside of 1 week, using ONLY the Sitefinity Dashboard to create and manage its content. Template and Themes The TIU starter kit features two professionally ...
  • Sitefinity 4 Upgrade Benefits

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    The new 4.0 release of Sitefinity has brought with it a wealth of improvements, enhancements, and features to web site developers and content managers. We want all our customers to experience the power of Sitefinity 4.0, and as such, all users with an active Sitefinity subscription as of the launch ...
  • Sitefinity 4 Starter Kits: Charity Website

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    The Charity Starter Kit was inspired by the Microsoft GiveCamp and was designed to provide a quick but complete website for a non-profit organization. It includes all the typical features of a website, as well as helpful widgets to add new functionality and social connectivity. Credentials By default the login ...
  • Sitefinity Starter Kits

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    Sitefinity 4.0 now features a growing collection of Starter Kits tailored to specific areas and industries. More are being developed, with the goal of showcasing how Sitefinity can be used to quickly get a complete working site off the ground. In this series of posts I'll be taking a closer ...
  • Creating a Simple Image Selector Using a Client Binder

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    Introduction There have been numerous requests by the Sitefinity community asking for a custom control used to select images for a particular scenario. This and the next few blog posts are going to show how you can create a simple image selector, and how you can plug it into Sitefinity ...
  • Real-World Project Development with Sitefinity 4.0

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    Thanks to everyone who attended today’s webinar. I had a lot of information I hoped to convey during this webinar.  As I now look over my planning notes, I realize there were several items I entirely skipped over. In the future, I’ll try to focus my webinars more on specific ...
  • Sitefinity 4 Webinar: Real-World Project Development

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    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

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    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

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    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 ...