In addition to the default events, Sitefinity CMS enables you to implement custom event subscription by plugging in to the implementation of DataProvider and Manager patterns in the system.
Events in Sitefinity CMS can be grouped in three categories:
NOTE: Subscribing to these events provides you with greater flexibility as you are intercepting the code on provider level. Keep in mind that this implies deeper knowledge of the system and advanced coding skills, as the API is more complex than EventHub. It requires you to work with the provider commands, content lifecycle, and the underlying ORM implementation.
IMPORTANT: All events, described in this section are synchronous. Be aware that in case you are executing long running code, this affects the performance of your Sitefinity CMS application. The reason is the system waits for your code to complete before resuming its code execution flow. If you want your code to run in parallel with the Sitefinity CMS operation, you can consider running it asynchronously, for example, via a scheduled task or a standard background task. For more information, see For developers: Scheduled tasks.
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