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 100 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 165 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 46 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

Complete the following to enroll in the Progress Education Community (PEC) and purchase a Sitefinity Developer certification exam:
  1. You must have a Progress ID in order to purchase a Sitefinity Developer certification exam on the PEC. If you do not have a Progress ID, you can register here. Note: you must activate your Progress ID prior to logging into the Progress Education Community.
  2. Visit the Progress Education Community.
  3. Log in with your Progress ID.
  4. Select the Sitefinity Developer Certification button in the News article.
  5. From the PEC eCommerce page, select the exam you would like to purchase.
  6. Add the exam to your cart and pay for it via PayPal.
    Note: You must specify the
    First Name, Last Name and email associated with your Progress ID on the Course Checkout page.
  7. Click Continue on the Confirm Payment screen. You will be emailed a receipt of your purchase.
  8. When you are notified that the transaction is done, click the PEC logo in the top left corner of the page to return to your Dashboard.
You now have access to the exam that you purchased.
Please contact the Progress Education Team at if you have any questions about enrolling in the Progress Education Community.
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