System requirements

Development environment

When setting up and running the project locally, you have to make sure that your system complies with the following requirements:

Components  Requirements
Server-side requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows Vista,  Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10                

    NOTE: You cannot run Sitefinity CMS under Windows XP.

  • Sitefinity CMS supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems.
  • Internet Information Services 7+
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.8
  • Microsoft® ASP.NET MVC 5
Database platforms
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 - 13.0.4001.0 or higher
  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), 17.4.x or higher
Memory requirements
1+ GB
Hard disk 1+ GB
Supported browsers (for administrative backend)

The latest two officially supported versions of the following browsers: 

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Edge

JavaScript must be enabled on all browsers.

For development

All Microsoft® Visual Studio editions for versions 2017, 2019, and 2022.

You have to install the following:

  • ASP.NET and web development workload.
  • .NET Framework 4.8 SDK component.
  • .NET Framework 4.8 targeting pack component.
  • If you develop using Sitefinity .NET Core Renderer, you must have installed .NET SDK 6.0.
  • If you use Visual Studio to develop with .NET 6, the lowest supported version is Visual Studio 2022.
Source Control Git

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