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Sitefinity Developer Certification


Become a Sitefinity Certified Developer by taking our certification exam. The exam is hosted online and, once purchased, can be accessed using a browser. You will have six months to take the exam after its purchase. Once you start the exam, you will have 2 hours to complete it. The exam consists of 75 multiple choice questions (worth one point each).

The exam requires comprehensive knowledge and experience with the Sitefinity APIs, best practices and hands-on experience in developing real-world projects. It is recommended that you have reviewed the Sitefinity Documentation and consider completing some of our developer training classes prior to taking the exam to make sure you have a thorough understanding of the Sitefinity platform. 

The exam includes an advanced section (5 questions) which is designed to test the understanding of the Sitefinity architecture (worth two points each). 

The passing score is 60% and you receive an official certificate and a ‘Certified Sitefinity Developer’ logo acknowledging your expertise. All certificates are valid for 1 year and can be renewed at any time after expiry.  

Introduction to Sitefinity - Online Course

Anyone new to Sitefinity will benefit from this course available on PluralSight and developed by our partners at Falafel Software. The course will introduce you to the architecture of Sitefinity and bring you up to speed on how to best work with the system. This introductory course is the first in a planned series, with follow up courses diving deep into the programming aspects of Sitefinity.

Introduction to Sitefinity Development - Online Course

All who want to dive deeper into Sitefinity will benefit from this course available on PluralSight and developed by our partners at Falafel Software as part of the planned Sitefinity series. This course will introduce you to development in Sitefinity and will allow you to be productive using Visual Studio for customization to the CMS.

Developer Training Classes

You can choose from online, classroom, and on-site training classes that will provide you with in-depth technical knowledge and skills to develop complex websites and web applications on the Sitefinity platform. There is also an on-demand video class with more than 14+ hours of video tutorials, if you prefer learning at your own pace.

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About the Certification

The Sitefinity Developer Certification exam is created by and offered only through Telerik.

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Exam Retake Policy

In the event that you fail to pass the Sitefinity Developer Certification Exam, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days before your next attempt. The 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all exam retakes (first and subsequent). In addition, all exam retakes require re-purchasing of the Sitefinity Developer Certification Exam.  

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Book: Sitefinity 7 Nuts and Bolts

Sitefinity Nuts and BoltsSitefinity 7 Nuts and Bolts by Falafel Software offers step-by-step walkthroughs that give you practical experience working with Sitefinity along with explanations of the “why” behind each technique. While not a study guide this book helps developers to better prepare for the Sitefinity Developer Certification exam.

There are four key sections: “For Business Users”, “For Administrators”, "For Designers", and “For Developers”. The book allows you to start with the subjects you need today and move on to more advanced materials as needs for your website grow. A detailed outline is available on the publisher's website.

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