Download and install the Project Manager

PREREQUISITES: You must have certain database permissions on the machine where you want to install Sitefinity CMS.

Download Sitefinity CMS

To download Sitefinity CMS, perform the following:

  1. Open http://www.progress.com/sitefinity-cms.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Telerik Your Account.
  3. Login with your Sitefinity CMS credentials.
    If you do not have an account, you must create one.
  4. In the upper-right corner of the screen, expand you account options. 
  5. Click Account Overview » Products & Subscriptions » Sitefinity CMS.
  6. Click download
  7. Click Sitefinity CMS.
    You can download the following:
    • Official versions
      Perform the following.
      1. Click the Versions tab.
      2. In the Version dropdown box, select the version, which you want to download.
      3. Under Installation, you can download Sitefinity CMS installer that runs the installation wizard.
      4. You can also download only the Project Manager .zip file or other files, if you require them.
    • Beta versions
      To download a Beta version, click tab Betas.
    • Internal builds
      To download internal builds of the latest Sitefinity CMS version, click tab Internal Builds.

Install Sitefinity CMS

Use the Setup wizard

  1. Run the downloaded installer (.msi file).
    Sitefinity Setup Wizard appears.
  2. Read and accept the License agreement by clicking I agree – Continue.
    The installation folder appears. You can change it by clicking Customize.
  3. Click Install.
  4. When the wizard completes the installation, click Finish.
    Sitefinity CMS is installed on your computer.
  5. To create your first project, open the installation folder and click SitefiniCMS-Project-Manager.

Run the Project Manager

If you have downloaded just the Project Manager ZIP file, extract the SitefinityCMS.exe file and save it in a folder on your computer.

The project manager does not require installation. To create your first project, open the folder and click SitefiniCMS-Project-Manager.

RESULT: Sitefinity CMS Project Manager appears. Your are ready to create your first project.
For more information, see Work with Sitefinity CMS Project Manager and Create a project.

Download a trial version of Sitefinity CMS

  1. Open http://www.progress.com/sitefinity-cms and click TRY NOW » DOWNLOAD TIAL.
    Progress Sitefinity Installer appears.
  2. Enter installation folder, accept the License Agreement, and click NEXT.
  3. Login with your Sitefinity CMS credentials or create an account.
  4. Click INSTALL.
    When the installation finishes, a summary appears.
    Remember the provided credentials.
  5. In the Project Manager that opens automatically, login with the provided credentials.
    The Dashboard of Sitefinity CMS appears.

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