Foundations of Sitefinity Development

Validates developers’ ability to build successful Progress Sitefinity projects.

About the Certification

The Foundations of Sitefinity Development certification is part of the Progress Partner Enablement Program and represents the first level of technical certification for Progress Sitefinity. It is created by and offered only through Progress. While designed with partners in mind, every developer looking to demonstrate their Sitefinity knowledge can take advantage of it.

You can become a Sitefinity Certified Developer by taking our certification exam. The Foundations of Sitefinity Development Certification Exam is bundled with exam tutorials offered within the "Introduction to Sitefinity Development" course, all built and maintained in-house, to make it easier for developers to prepare for the exam. 

A special “Certified Sitefinity Developer” badge and a personal Certificate will be issued to all who pass the exam. Certificates are valid for 2 years, but can be renewed by retaking the exam, which would require re-purchasing.


About the Exam


  • The exam costs $200 and includes web based training materials
  • Consists of 75 multiple-choice questions
  • Measures your ability to understand how you can design, style, develop, optimize and troubleshoot Sitefinity applications
  • Graded automatically with 75% being the passing grade
  • Once started, the exam needs to be completed within 120 minutes- it cannot be paused and continued at a later stage
  • The certification is valid for 2 years, after which a re-certification is required
  • An official certificate and a “Certified Sitefinity Developer” logo acknowledging your expertise will be automatically made available for you upon successfully passing the certification

Exam Retake Policy

In the event that you fail to pass the Sitefinity Developer Certification Exam, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days before your next attempt. The 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all exam retakes (first and subsequent). In addition, all exam retakes require re-purchasing of the Sitefinity Developer Certification Exam.

About the Tutorials

  • Delivered online via Progress Education Community
  • Consist of 12 modules of pre-recorded videos and additional enablement resources related to each topic covered in the videos
  • Free with each purchased certification exam

How to Register for the Exam

To sign up for the Sitefinity Developer Certification exam, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit the Progress Education Community (PEC) portal
  2. Select "Self Registration" from the top navigation menu
  3. Review the legal terms of a subscription to the Progress Education Community
  4. Complete the "New User Registration" page as follows:
    • Under TRAINING SELECTION, select: SITEFINITY CERTIFICATION EXAM (payment is collected after creating an account)
    • Under PAYMENT METHOD, select: I WANT TO PURCHASE A SITEFINITY CERTIFICATION EXAM (after creating an account)
  5. Your account will be activated and you can access the Sitefinity Certification catalog. From the Catalog, select the exam(s) you would like to purchase
  6. Pay for your exam(s) with your credit card. You will be emailed a Payment Confirmation receipt which will also indicate availability of your exam(s)
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