Solid performer
February 06, 2017

Solid performer

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Progress Sitefinity

Sitefinity is being used organization-wide as the CMS of choice for our public facing websites.
  • Version 8 of Sitefinity proved to be a worthy upgrade addressing one of our main concerns in the past: Performance. Performance of the application is very good - makes the system feel lightweight even though there are a lot of complexities it manages.
  • Sitefinity is very easy to integrate and customize. My development team has been pretty happy with the product flexibility and the ability to add controls and create a unique user experience.
  • Easy to use for content writers and the marketing department. Eliminates the need to have "technical" resources in the middle between marketing and the actual content. Reduces time to market and empowers users.
  • Focus, focus, focus. Since the progress acquisition, the product seems to be losing focus trying to be everything for everybody.
  • Many of the "new" features" are too basic, lack maturity and are more marketing fluff than provide actual benefit. Lots of wasting time trying to make them work. For example - discussion forums, event modules, etc.
  • Need faster response to the ever-changing landscape of browser upgrades. New versions of Chrome, Firefox, etc., break functionality albeit non-critical, the user experience is impacted.
  • Product offers a great ROI. Can be up and running pretty quickly and delivers great quality and performance.
  • Sales organization needs to be re-thought, too bureaucratic on the Progress side.
Kentico is a great alternative to Sitefinity, very similar features and usability. We explored switching away from Sitefinity a couple of years ago but we ended staying with Sitefinity because we have lots of internal expertise.
  • Great solution for getting websites up and running quickly.
  • Great and solid performance.

Progress Sitefinity Feature Ratings

WYSIWYG editor
Code quality / cleanliness
Admin section
Page templates
Library of website themes
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Publishing workflow
Form generator
Content taxonomy
SEO support
Availability / breadth of extensions
Community / comment management
Role-based user permissions