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Community for commercial use?

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  1. Adam
    Adam avatar
    63 posts
    30 Jan 2008
    10 Sep 2008
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    I have used the Sitefinity community edition for multiple of my non-profit clients, but I have a request from a small business to build a sitefinity website.  Can the community edition be used for small business / commercial use? 

  2. Georgi
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    28 Oct 2016
    11 Sep 2008
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    Hello Adam,

    Thanks for your question.
    We confirm that the Community edition can be used in such cases. We will update our End User License Agreement.

    Sincerely yours,
    the Telerik team

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  3. Gabe Sumner
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    440 posts
    09 Sep 2007
    11 Sep 2008
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    Hi Adam,

    We're just happy you're using Sitefinity!   One of the big goals with the Community-version is to get developers involved with the Sitefinity product & community.  Towards that end, we're happy to have you aboard!

    I know you've already contributed help towards our KB articles and bug reports.  Your involvement is helping make Sitefinity better!

    Someday you'll probably encounter a project that would benefit from some of the features found in the full-version of Sitefinity.  When that day comes, I hope you'll keep us in mind!   :) 

    Until then,  go nuts!  Please toss me an email ( anytime you have a new community-based web site to show.  We're very interested to see what the Sitefinity community is creating!

    Take care,

    Gabe Sumner

  4. Brook
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    21 Mar 2007
    12 Sep 2008
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    This is awsome news that we can use SF Community for Commercial Projects, will work very well for small businesses, etc..

    However, I have a non-profit that would like to have a single administrator, but would like pages/content to be accessed by members only (public side of the site, not the administrative side accessed by url/siteifnity).  In this case, the administrator will be setting up the 'members' on the backside.  The members would then logon to the site via a login control we will put on the home page, so that they can view pages and content that are members only.  Is this still an acceptable/legal usage of the Community Edition?

  5. Ivan
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    16 Jun 2015
    15 Sep 2008
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    Hello Brook,

    we restrict the commercial features programmatically, so it's a safe bet that you can legally use whatever you CAN use, given obviously that you don't try to workaround these restrictions by anything that would breach our license and terms of use (aka hacking).

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