RECOMMENDATION: For all content operations, we recommend using the oData web services.
For more information, see Create a web service.
You can use the RESTful WCF services for non-content operations, for example, for settings.
These articles contain information related to the Client Side Programming in Sitefinity.
Sitefinity CMS introduces the web service API in its full extent. While, in previous versions of Sitefinity CMS, we have always made sure to provide developers with fully exposed API, we have done so only for the server side development scenarios. The web service API is based on the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) REST approach,where each service represents one entity of the domain model. The web service API follows very strictly convention where for each entity following operations can be performed:
In this section of the manual, we are going to explore the following topics:
DISCLAIMER: If you, nevertheless, require using the RESTful WCF services, instead of the oData, you can refer to the following articles from previous Sitefinity CMS documentation versions:
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