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SiteFinity Base File Size

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  1. Craig
    Craig avatar
    8 posts
    16 May 2008
    14 Jul 2008
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    Hi there,

      Hosting in New Zealand are not the most cost effective. SiteFinity is the perfect CMS for us, for not only our large clients - but also our smaller ones. It's fast and easy to develop on.

    With the above in mind, a minimum ~90mb site install is causing us major issues with hosting costs for our smaller clients.

    Is there any way to relieve some of the size pressures of SiteFinity? I notice the BIN folder alone is 88mb.

    Failing the above, are there any other hosting options SiteFinity provide?
  2. Joe
    Joe avatar
    138 posts
    24 Sep 2012
    15 Jul 2008
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    Hi Craig,

    Thanks for contacting us.

    Although there is no way to shrink the bin folder, you could shrink the database. Since Sitefinity stores previous versions of a page in the database for versioning purposes, you could shrink the size of the database by deleting these pages. For more detailed instructions, take a look at this database shrinking article.

    For hosting options, Discount ASP.NET also has a database shrink tool and we do recommend them as a host. For deploying instructions on Discount ASP.NET, take a look at this deployment article.

    I hope that my suggestions help you host Sitefinity. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.


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