Telerik Sitefinity is an ASP.NET 2.0-based Content Management System (CMS) that enables the construction of dynamic, fully editable Web sites. Sitefinity
provides the tools for quick and easy construction of a wide variety of attractive and functional Web sites. Such tools are the predefined templates, the award-winning
Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET suite, and a set of pre-built pluggable modules offering common functionality (such as FAQs or news). For the everyday user, Sitefinity
combines a What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editing environment with an easily managed workflow process that tracks pages through the entire process from authoring,
reviewing, and approving to publishing.
Though many sites can be constructed entirely in the Sitefinity user interface, Sitefinity also includes an open, modular architecture that provides a fully exposed set of
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). These APIs cover such common tasks as managing security, changing workflow, and interacting directly with the CMS engine. Extending
Sitefinity's out-of-the-box functionality, creating custom modules, and incorporating any ASP.NET 2.0 component in the site could be achieved by using Sitefinity
APIs in the Visual Studio development environment.
||Sitefinity could be used with either C# or Visual Basic programming language. This
manual contains examples only in C#. If these examples are preferred in Visual Basic, please use the Telerik Code
Converter tool in order to translate any code from C# to Visual Basic (or vice versa).
Visit the new Sitefinity Videos series where you could find tutorials that cover most of the main
functionality the Sitefinity CMS provides.