Sitefinity Training for Designers and Front-End Developers

Sitefinity training for designers and front-end developers presents best practice approach for design implementation with Sitefinity. Additionally, we would show how to implement designs that work well for both, content editors and developers.
YOU WILL LEARN
  • How to create Sitefinity page templates
  • How to create Sitefinity widget templates
  • How to create Sitefinity layouts
  • How to create MVC views with Sitefinity
  • How to implement Bootstrap with Sitefinity
  • How to implement any front-end framework with Sitefinity
  • Mobile and responsive design with Sitefinity
  • How to import any design into Sitefinity
  • How to properly implement design for Sitefinity navigation
  • How to create design for custom Sitefinity modules
  • How to change and create Sitefinity back-end
  • Sitefinity best practices for performance optimization
  • Sitefinity features that every designer must know
  • Setting up an efficient Sitefinity work environment for front-end developers
  • Sitefinity Thunder for designers and front-enders
  • How to extend and modify Sitefinity’ s functionality without technical hassle
TARGETED AUDIENCE

Designers and front-end developers. The training would be adjusted to fit the needs of anyone from designers with minimal technical skills to advanced front-end developers.

DURATION

1 day (8 hours with a 60-minute lunch break and 2 short breaks)

Training Outline

1. INTRODUCTION
  1. Useful facts about Sitefinity
  2. Sitefinity with a cup of coffee
  3. Training setup
2. SITEFINITY CORE CONCEPTS
  1. Introduction to Sitefinity
  2. Sitefinity concepts and features that every designer and front-ender must know
  3. Sitefinity architecture from a designer’s and front-enders perspective
3. WORKING WITH SITEFINITY PROJECTS
  1. Overview of Sitefinity tools
  2. Setting up your Sitefinity work environment on a PC or Mac
  3. Best practices for working with Sitefinity as a team
4. DESIGN IMPLEMENTATION WITH SITEFINITY

Choose between MVC, Web Forms or hybrid track

  1. How to create and manage Sitefinity themes
  2. How to create Sitefinity page templates and layouts
  3. How to create and manage Sitefinity widget templates
  4. How to create and manage MVC views with Sitefinity
  5. Working with Sitefinity Thunder
  6. Implementing design for essential website components (navigation, search, etc.)
  7. Implementing third-party design components based on JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, etc.
  8. How to efficiently import any design into Sitefinity
  9. Best practices for managing designs on smaller Sitefinity projects
  10. Best practices for managing design on complex Sitefinity websites
5. MOBILE AND RESPONSIVE DESIGN WITH SITEFINITY
  1. Overview of mobile and responsive design options and tools within Sitefinity
  2. How to delight everyone with Sitefinity’s innovative approach to responsive and mobile design
  3. How to implement Bootstrap with Sitefinity
  4. Working with other design frameworks within Sitefinity
  5. Mobile and responsive design best practices within Sitefinity
6. SITEFINITY BEST PRACTICES FOR USABILITY
  1. General usability best practices in context of Sitefinity
  2. Tips and tricks on truly empowering content editors without the risk of “messy content”
  3. Modifying Sitefinity text editor and its tools
  4. Sitefinity best practices for optimal website preparation for content editors
7. SITEFINITY PERFORMANCE BEST PRACTICES
  1. General Sitefinity performance best practices
  2. Optimizing Sitefinity templates
  3. Optimizing Sitefinity themes
  4. Optimizing Sitefinity widget templates
  5. Optimizing complex, heavy pages
  6. Finding and handling errors, slow pages…
8. MODIFYING THE LOOK & FEEL OF SITEFINITY BACK-END
  1. Creating and modifying Sitefinity back-end templates
  2. Creating and modifying Sitefinity back-end themes
  3. How to create custom interfaces for Sitefinity back-end
9. GO TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITHOUT TECHNICAL HASSLE
  1. Bring designs and content entry to the next level with modules created through Sitefinity Module builder without technical hassle
  2. Easily create design related widgets as a front-end developer
10. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE
  1. Overview of training, documentation and other Sitefinity resources
  2. Post-training support setup
  3. Don’t forget the cup of coffee!
11. AWARDING OF CERTIFICATES

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