Sitefinity is a .NET cms allows companies to deliver personalized, responsive web experiences. The main focus by Telerik, the makers of Sitefinity, is on ease of use and complete extensibility with a fully-exposed API.


Sitefinity makes use of a wide variety of technologies such as: .NET, Kendo UI, jQuery, HTML 5, and JavaScript.

Upgrade Plans: Currently Telerik is in process to convert all of the RadControl widgets to Kendo UI.

Points of Interest:

  • Widget toolbox
  • Sitemap navigation
  • media libraries
  • forms module


2002: ASP.NET

  • Script Manager
  • Telerik AJAX RadControls Suite

2005: Sitefinity

  • Spawned from RadControls
  • Community driven

2008: Microsoft / jQuery

  • Ajax Library depreciated

2011: Sitefinity 4

  • New architecture
  • More “modern”
  • Granular control
  • Spawned from OpenAccess

2011: Kendo UI

  • Leading Telerik Suite
  • HTML5 + Mobile
  • Server-side wrappers