Set up your environment

To set up your environment for creating a new widget, you need to open your Sitefinity CMS application in Visual Studio.

To do this, use the Sitefinity CMS Project Manager in the following way:

  1. Open the Sitefinity CMS Project Manager.
  2. Select the desired Sitefinity CMS application.
  3. Click the Edit in Visual Studio button.
  4. Save the solution, which the Sitefinity CMS project has been opened in by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+S or by selecting File » Save All from the menu.
  5. Choose a location and a name for the solution and click Save.

You can create the widget either as user widget or as custom widget.

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