The following article describes how to setup Sitefinity CMS to work with a standalone ASP.NET Core application as renderer.
You first configure Sitefinity CMS to work with the Renderer, then install Sitefinity NuGet packages in an ASP.NET Core application, and finally make the required configurations in the Renderer.
After creating and configuring your ASP.NET Core application, you have to configure your Sitefinity CMS. Perform the following:
NOTE: In case that you use Sitefinity CMS only with .NET Core and you do not have any MVC components, you can setup the entire CMS by installing Progress.SItefinity.Headless, istead of Telerik.Sitefinity.All package. For more information, see Install Sitefinity CMS.
You install the Renderer in a separate ASP.NET Core application. If you do not have one, create it in the following way:
In your Renderer application, you must install the provided NuGet packages:
Perform the following:
After you have created the project and installed the NuGet packages, you must configure it to connect it to Sitefinity CMS. In Visual Studio, perform the following:
The file should look in the following way:
The property should look in the following way:
NOTE: To debug your solution, you need to use the profile you have configured. Debugging of the IIS Express profile is not supported.
To run the Renderer, navigate to https://localhost:5001/Sitefinity or http://localhost:5000/Sitefinity
NOTE: You use these URLs to run the Renderer locally for development purposes. To setup the Renderer for production, you can use on of the hosting scenarios, described in Hosting configurations.
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