“Hello World” guide to custom Sitefinity Widgets & ControlDesigners

“Hello World” guide to custom Sitefinity Widgets & ControlDesigners

Posted on August 29, 2011 0 Comments

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One of the primary ways that Sitefinity is extended is through custom widgets.  These custom widgets enable you to tackle challenges that might not be addressed with Sitefinity’s out-of-the-box features.   A user-friendly interface (known as a ControlDesigner) can then be added to these widgets to enable content authors to easily interact with these custom tools.

These 2 topics (custom widgets & ControlDesigners) are vital for any developer working with Sitefinity.  The video below serves as a basic introduction to these important topics. 

The code shown in this video is found here.

If you’re looking for real-world widget & ControlDesigner examples, then check out our SDK or our official documentation


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