Sitefinity DX & .NET Core: Next Generation Cross Platform Development

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Why Build Your Next Sitefinity Project on .NET Core

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Foundations of Sitefinity Development Training

Brand new and free Sitefinity Development training specially designed for Sitefinity DX 14.0.

Sitefinity .NET Core Kickstarter Package

Build immersive, cross-platform solutions with Sitefinity and .NET Core.

Tiered Architecture. API-driven Content Platform. Feature-rich Frontend Framework

Modern DXPs need the ability to distribute content and build experiences that take place on multiple platforms and devices, beyond just websites. Content delivery to any digital touchpoint and frontend framework set the winning platforms apart.

Native API Content REST API Backend UI Content API Page Meta Model REST API Other Frontends (SPA / Mobile / IoT) Sitefinity Presentation Layer Decoupled .NET Core Renderer Page Layout & Personalization WYSIWYG Editing & Preview WYSIWYG Editing & Preview Sitefinity Application
Business User
  • True WYSIWYG Page Editing Experience
  • Multichannel and Headless DX
  • Superior Form Building
  • Ease of Use, Self-Service
  • Content Personalization
Developer
  • Modern Dev Tools
  • Speed & Performance
  • Customizable Open-Source Widgets
  • Cross-Platform Development
  • Robust APIs for Multichannel Content
Upper Level
  • Stellar Time to Market
  • Resource-Efficient Scalability
  • Cohesive Brand Experience Across Channels

A future-proof technology to confidently base your long-term development projects on. The stand-alone .NET Core renderer deployed in a genuinely decoupled context overdelivers in terms of development speed, performance, ease of upgrades, and frontend scalability. Plus, it plays along with your IDE of choice.

Sitefinity DX fosters omnichannel delivery and provides the toolset for frontend-agnostic content management and delivery.

The .NET Core implementation in Sitefinity DX is a next-generation frontend framework that combines the acclaimed ease-of-use for business users and a rich set of modern tools for developers. They can collaborate freely and benefit from the wealth of options in widget development and configurability to cover multiple, cross-channel production scenarios. It’s easy to implement custom logic or connect to the core of Sitefinity and various external sources through custom OData endpoints.

Experience .NET Core and the full range of Sitefinity capabilities.
Take performance, scalability, security and productivity to the next level.

Sitefinity and .NET Core

Don’t get trapped into legacy tech stacks. Code and deliver faster, across platforms and devices.

Stand-alone .NET Core Presentation

New .NET Core renderer and frontend development suite

  • API-driven
  • Optimal Performance with native MVC .Net Core
  • Open Source & Cross-platform

Mature Set of Out-of-the-Box Widgets

Kickstart development for a stellar time to market.

  • Modern tools to simplify development
  • Shared content blocks 
  • Custom widget designer
  • Personalization

Full WYSIWYG Page Editing Experience

ASP.NET Core and new page editing concepts in Sitefinity

  • WYSIWYG page builder 
  • New Page Layout Management
  • Widget Selector
  • Page Templates
  • DAM Integration

Robust APIs and Integration Endpoints

Decoupled via APIs. Extensible via REST.

  • Cross-platform development
  • Wealth of headless implementations
  • Server-side Blazor Components
  • Marketer & content editor self-service
Benefits

A Powerful, Future-proof Development Framework

Sitefinity was built for extensibility, integration and flexibility. The platform overdelivers in terms of performance, while modern DevOps practices and workflows make upgrades and collaboration a breeze. Sitefinity is a pleasure to work with and secure by design.

Technology Benefits

  • No OS lock. Deploy on Linux, MacOS, Windows
  • Frontend flexibility. Less code, simpler structure
  • Instant startup and faster development
  • Resource-efficient maintenance
  • Server-side Blazor Components Compatibility
  • Latest framework version .NET 6

Architecture Benefits

  • Tiered architecture, separation of concerns
  • Content detached from administration
  • Customize the frontend without dealing with the backend
  • Extensibility with other rendering engines and IDE
  • Light on resources and maintenance
  • Resource-efficient scalability

Productivity Benefits

  • Shorter time to market
  • Streamlined upgrades
  • Tighter system security and superior reliability
  • Legacy frontend technology issues resolved
  • Stand-alone frontend application requires less resources to deploy and run
  • Faster client-side development

Frequently Asked Questions

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