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  1. MissioDei
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    14 Aug 2008
    23 Jun 2010
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    I'm currently looking into Sitefinity as a website solution for organization. We are a research database that collects and displays medical data.

    I can see that Sitefinity has a fully exposed api. What I'm a little confused about is currently we have our website set up as a webproject which includes some rather code heavy static pages.

    How would this translate to sitefinity? Would all of our code-heavy pages become modules in the dynamic pages that sitefinity creates or would we just create static pages that sitefinity links too?

    I'm not exactly sure how this works, as all of our current pages in our website are all static pages that we just deploy via visual studio.

    Also, does sitefinity have the ability to spawn multiple websites within the same project, like Dot Net Nuke does?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    16072 posts
    25 Oct 2016
    23 Jun 2010
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    Hello Strategon,

    You should migrate the code to user or custom controls. If the logic is more complex you can create a module. Sitefinity also supports external pages - pages that are physical files and resides inside the same solution as standard aspx files or pages that comes from a completely different website ( the last one is generally used for linking). Note that external pages cannot be edited through Sitefintiy's page editor, so you have to edit them through VS.

    Sitefinity uses provider model, so you could use one project to manage multiple website. You might find this post useful - Run Multiple editions from a single database.  The database could be shared or you can use different database, because each provider has a property connectionStringName

    Best wishes,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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