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Progress Sitefinity


What is Progress Sitefinity?

Progress Sitefinity is a content management and customer analytics platform. It supports content management, tailored marketing, multi-channel management, and ecommerce sites.

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Users have found this product to be incredibly useful in a variety of scenarios. One key use case is for travel enthusiasts who want to …
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Great on features

7 out of 10
February 18, 2020
Currently being used by multiple departments in the organization. Sitefinity Progress has allowed them to be able to submit content and …
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  • Role-based user permissions (163)
  • Page templates (164)
  • WYSIWYG editor (160)
  • Admin section (168)
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What is Progress Sitefinity?

Progress Sitefinity is a content management and customer analytics platform. It supports content management, tailored marketing, multi-channel management, and ecommerce sites.

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This component helps a company minimize the security risks by controlling access to the software and its data, and encouraging best practices among users.

Avg 8.0

Platform & Infrastructure

Features related to platform-wide settings and structure, such as permissions, languages, integrations, customizations, etc.

Avg 8.1

Web Content Creation

Features that support the creation of website content.

Avg 7.6

Web Content Management

Features for managing website content

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Product Details

What is Progress Sitefinity?

Progress Sitefinity web content management system is designed to help users engage, convert and retain visitors across the entire customer lifecycle, and boasts usage by more than 10,000 websites. The vendor states companies large and small use Sitefinity to engage audiences with thoughtful, relevant content; personalized experiences that increase conversions; a consistent, responsive experience across all channels, including mobile; ready integration with backend systems; digital commerce; and Sitefinity Insight to track, analyze and shape every step of the customer journey.

Progress Sitefinity Features

Web Content Creation Features

  • Supported: WYSIWYG editor
  • Supported: Code quality / cleanliness
  • Supported: Content versioning
  • Supported: Admin section
  • Supported: Page templates
  • Supported: Library of website themes
  • Supported: Mobile optimization / responsive design
  • Supported: Publishing workflow
  • Supported: Form generator
  • Supported: Content scheduling

Web Content Management Features

  • Supported: Internal content search
  • Supported: Content taxonomy
  • Supported: SEO support
  • Supported: Browser compatibility
  • Supported: Bulk management
  • Supported: Page caching
  • Supported: Availability / breadth of extensions
  • Supported: Built-in e-commerce / shopping cart
  • Supported: E-commerce / shopping cart extension
  • Supported: Community / comment management
  • Supported: Import / export
  • Supported: Website analytics

Platform & Infrastructure Features

  • Supported: API
  • Supported: Internationalization / multi-language

Security Features

  • Supported: Role-based user permissions
  • Supported: Version history
  • Supported: Simple roll-back capabilities

Additional Features

  • Supported: Multisite Management
  • Supported: Multilingual Management
  • Supported: Content Personalization
  • Supported: A/B Testing and Content Optimization

Progress Sitefinity Screenshots

Screenshot of Engage your audience with thoughtful, relevant content. Your marketing team can create and manage content faster and easier than ever before with inline drag-and-drop editing, requiring no help from your web team.Screenshot of Create a truly global solution that provides consistent experiences and unmatched performance across brands, regions and languages. Reduce maintenance and hosting infrastructure by managing multiple websites from a single platform. Reduce time to market and deploy changes faster with content and code synchronization between websites and environments.Screenshot of Increase revenue with a personalized, connected experience between your website and online store. Easily manage your product catalogs, price lists, shopping cart and checkout process. Connect to cloud services for accurate real-time tax and shipping rates. Integrate with your ERP and other business systems to improve and automate inventory management, order fulfillment and customer support throughout the product lifecycle.Screenshot of Increase conversions and generate more leads with 1:1 conversations with your customers. Create, preview and deliver personalized experiences at a massive scale with amazingly easy to use tools. Analyze and optimize the experience with the help of contextual analytics and A/B testing solutions.Screenshot of Analyze cross-channel data to get a detailed view of content and campaign performance. Gather data on visitors and build persona segments and track their behavior on your site. Get ML-driven recommendations for the next best update to introduce into your journey.

Progress Sitefinity Videos

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Progress Sitefinity Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Progress Sitefinity is a content management and customer analytics platform. It supports content management, tailored marketing, multi-channel management, and ecommerce sites.

Sitecore Experience Manager, Kentico Xperience, and Acquia Digital Experience Platform are common alternatives for Progress Sitefinity.

Reviewers rate Role-based user permissions and API and WYSIWYG editor highest, with a score of 8.1.

The most common users of Progress Sitefinity are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Users have found this product to be incredibly useful in a variety of scenarios. One key use case is for travel enthusiasts who want to document their adventures. By using this product, they are able to capture high-quality photos and videos of their experiences, allowing them to relive their journeys and share them with others. Another use case is for professionals who need to give presentations or showcase their work. With this product, they can easily create stunning visuals and slideshows that captivate their audience. Additionally, individuals who enjoy capturing special moments with family and friends have found this product to be perfect for recording birthdays, graduations, and other important events. The versatility and ease of use make it accessible to users of all skill levels.

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Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy-to-use backend for developers, marketers, and creatives
  • Strong SEO tools for improved SEO optimizations
  • Lots of integrations
  • More integrations and easier to add as a marketer
  • Upgrade process is bulky and slow
  • Make advanced settings a little easier to navigate
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy to use CMS
  • Versatile for search setup
  • Information management can be complex and supported by the platform
  • Less code to do certain things
  • More out of the box integrations
  • More add ons for enhanced features
Justin Cawthorne | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Progress Sitefinity's user-friendly interface allows us to extend use of the platform to wide range of users across the business.
  • Constant feature updates continue to add valuable new features and resolve prior issues. This is one of our primary reasons for retaining Progress Sitefinity.
  • The Module Builder tool has given us enormous flexibility in enabling us to add new dynamic content items to our Progress Sitefinity platform and support a wide range of business requirements (e.g. course listings, custom news articles, scholarships, etc).
  • Image management.
  • It is still not possible to accurately determine whether a image is in active use on the website or not (i.e. embedded on a page/widget). This makes it extraordinarily hard to properly audit our image libraries, which continue to grow and increase our hosting costs. This is without a doubt our number one issue with the platform.
  • Requirement to deploy/restart application for many updates.
  • While acknowledging that Progress Sitefinity uses best practice when it comes to further development of the platform, the need to deploy new code and/or restart the platform continues to be an inconvenience when managing a production website.
  • Lack of granular permissions on site sync and multisite.
  • Site sync and multisite are two of Progress Sitefinity's most valuable features in terms of managing our website environment. However, there is no out-of-the-box method currently for assigning a user role to a specific site (a custom role has to be created). Similarly, it is not possible to assign granular permissions to the site sync tool (a user who has access to Site Sync has access to sync all content on all sites). Having more control over these features would reduce the overhead for our site admins.
  • The license model in respect of subdomains (whereby an entirely new, full-cost license is required for each subdomain) is relatively uncompetitive and severely limits options when creating a network of sites.
Jochem Bökkers | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • 'Low-code structured content' (dynamic content types) is one of Sitefinity's most powerful features that allows you to structure content according to business needs, while at the same time dampening editorial freedom to ensure accessibility, meta enhancement, SEO and API consumption can be achieved.
  • Sitefinity's content provider model allows us to flexibly (by means of admin interface) easily aggregate or separate content sharing within a multi-site instance.
  • This proofs particularly powerful in emerging situations where there suddenly is a demand for content sharing across countries or regions.
  • Adaptability at its core.
  • While there's never a perfect fit for everything, it allows for easy code customization and extension being a .NET application at heart. Giving it a corporate edge over other custom solutions, whether it is on the development side or deployment side (on premise, IaaS or Azure DevOps Paas). And it has enabled us to put the system to use in its core feature - which is to manage content, where on other occasions we were able to take full advantage of its features such as A/B testing and personalization.
  • Roadmap visibility could be better.
  • Being a publicly traded company, long term roadmaps will have commercial impacts, however it would be great to see future visions expressed more clearly.
  • Video improvements.
  • While accessibility and concepts like 'low-bandwidth' are key these days, rich experiences are equally important. When it comes to 'videos', Sitefinity is trailing behind the current use cases where low/high-bandwidth versions, captions and subtitles are a requirement.
Todd Knowlton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
  • The interface for managing content and building pages is very intuitive.
  • The platform is extensible through custom modules, making it possible for our team to create any functionality we need.
  • Workflows make it easy to approve content before it goes live.
  • Insight allows us to assign personas based on user behavior and then customize content based on that persona.
  • I'd like to see more third-party integrations out of the box.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • It has very granular permissions for users in the backend.
  • You can customize pretty much anything you'd like for a tailored experience.
  • Initialization times are really the only thing that I can see improving on.
  • Documentation could be a little more structured.
February 18, 2020

Great on features

Kelly Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Modern platform.
  • Good customer support.
  • Full featured.
  • Upgrades could be smoother.
  • Licensing could be more tailored toward our industry.
  • Could be considered to have some performance bloat. Would like to see options to slim down the page sizes.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
  • Custom modules allowing us to integrate client-required technology
  • Secure backend that can house form data
  • Occasionally we run into tracking issues where the Sitefinity native code strips out pixel data
  • User limitations can be frustrating
Michael Dell'Arciprete | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Landing pages that include metadata, UTM tracking, and vanity URLs. These landing pages are easy to create and can be duplicated in a very short team.
  • Site content management - It is easy to add text content and to upload new images.
  • Messaging - We often need to create urgent messages related to a storm warning. This allows us to create message units or widgets that alert our policyholders.
  • Landing pages are easy to duplicate but could be easier to customize.
  • Reporting is limited. If reporting could be automatically tied to Google Analytics that would be a plus.
  • An SEO optimization tool that looked for errors and suggested improvement would be very helpful.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Very flexible and easy to use to create new pages.
  • Customizable widgets allow for displaying data the way you need and want it to.
  • Simple to setup synchronization to additional servers.
  • Diagram or illustrate more use cases for server setups, and managing of upgrades.
  • I'd like to see the ability to synchronize from one server to multiple others at once.
  • Implementation assistance as part of the purchase rather than farming out to 3rd party, although they did answer every question we asked in order to determine our best architecture setup.
Dan Joseph San Buenaventura | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Customer Support
  • Account Sales and Contracts
  • Tech Support Team Open to Assist 24/7
  • Provide some of the new features in older version as much as possible
  • Improve on the HTML Editor as some of the functions for HTML are not compatible with Sitefinity Format
November 12, 2019

SItefinity = Good

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Modern infrastructure.
  • Good quality of technical support, and a renewal/sales representative that is willing to work with you.
  • Lots of features and room for customization.
  • Delay in getting technical support tickets assigned.
  • Performance is a bit of an issue, but that may be due to our on-premise infrastructure.
August 27, 2019

Simple to use CMS

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Ease of use: HTML or design mode.
  • It is intuitive and can be used with very little training.
  • Would like to see the addition of an undo button.
  • User videos are not accessible.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Progress Sitefinity does a great job of staying on top of new and ever-changing IT security threats and patching for it.
  • Progress Sitefinity has great support for people interested in customizing their instances with a vast knowledge base that includes videos and white papers.
  • Progress Sitefinity is great at communicating and following up on any opened support tickets.
  • Creating an out of box cloud deployment experience to ease the deployment burden.
  • Improve on their developers using source control and automated deployment experience.
  • Go back to their upfront pricing as opposed to having to speak to someone.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Customizations can be made easily.
  • Built-in tools are very functional.
  • Provides integration with other platforms such as Salesforce.
  • It would be nice to see more options in some of the modules such as events, news, documents, and files.
  • More extensive samples of customization and use cases.
  • More updated online training.
August 19, 2019

Recommend Sitefinity

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • The product is user-friendly and robust.
  • Keeping content organized is easy.
  • Sitefinity is easily customizable and relatively intuitive for developers.
  • Upgrading to new versions is time consuming. There are always several errors to work through. Each upgrade has to be completed individually, instead of offering cumulative updates.
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