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What is Sitefinity?

Sitefinity! What is it?

At Altman Business Solutions, LLC, we have over 20 years of experience developing web applications for clients of all sizes. Utilizing CMS’s from open source applications to custom applications. Today, we will talk about another CMS called Sitefinity and how we helped our clients get to market in a short amount of time with eye catching sites.

What is a CMS?

A content management system (CMS) is an application that helps marketers, content developers and web masters make changes and updates to the site without having any coding skills. A CMS allows users to enter or update information with easy to use workflows.

What is Sitefinity?

We have many choices in regards to CMS applications. Sitefinity is one of the CMS’s that we use at Altman Business Solutions. Sitefinity is developed by Telerik which is part of Progress.

What technologies are Sitefinity built on?

Sitefinity is based on Microsoft technologies that include C# and ASP.Net.

What kind of operating system and web server do we need to host Sitefinity?

Sitefinity is hosted on a Windows server and uses an Inter Information Server (IIS).

What Database is compatible with Sitefinity?

Sitefinity works with MS SQL server express 2005+, MS SQL server 2005+, MS SQL Azure, Oracle and MS SQL 5.0.3+.

Can we host Sitefinity in a Cloud?

Yes, Sitefinity can be hosted in a Cloud.

Does Sitefinity support Load Balancer?

Yes, Sitefinity can be hosted behind a load balancer. You can have a Sitefinity CMS on multiple nodes with a fail over database.

When was Sitefinity first released?

 Sitefinity was first released around 2005 and now it’s on version 10.1.

Does Sitefinity support SEO?

 Sitefinity includes lots of optimization for SEO right out of the box.  For example – URL’s without extensions, manage page titles and descriptions, allow page indexing by search engine and include in site maps.

Does Sitefinity have site search?

Sitefinity comes with site search and you can manage what kind of content you would like to include or exclude in the search.

What is the coolest feature of Sitefinity?

Sitefinity comes with a module builder which allows you to create a module on the fly and you can start using the new module within minutes without writing one line of code. This cuts down on development time.

Altman Business Solutions, LLC is a Sitefinity partner.