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Try developing on Sitecore for free

Request access to the Developer Trial Program and receive a 60-day trial licence, access to our software and information on how to get started. Learn about:

  • Working with Sitecore APIs and the Helix framework
  • Sitecore development recommended practices
  • Implementation and extensibility of the Sitecore platform
Developing on Sitecore

Benefits of Sitecore

If you’re new to Sitecore, our classes will give insight into the wealth of functionality and customisation options that the platform offers. These include:

  • A robust framework for managing large volumes of interrelated data, built with extensibility in mind

  • Advanced and flexible APIs

  • Highly scalable architecture

  • Intuitive user interfaces for managing content across multiple sites, languages and teams

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Official Sitecore development guidelines and recommended practices

We created Helix to deliver recommended practices, guidelines, and conventions on how to code in Sitecore, and built Habitat to provide an example solution built upon Helix conventions and principles.

Helix

A set of guidelines describing the application of the overall design principles you should apply to a Sitecore project, Helix helps you ensure business objectives are implemented in a future-proof way. Helix helps you architect the implementation as maintainable and extensible business-centric modules. Learn more

Habitat

A real Sitecore project implemented on the Sitecore® Experience Platform™ using Helix, Habitat lets you see how Helix should be applied and experience a project based on these principles. It also provides an excellent basis on which to develop additional modules and extend existing ones—which saves you having to create these modules from scratch. Learn more

Related resources

Video

The Master Sitecore video channel for Habitat

Handy videos on all things Habitat from our YouTube channel

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Documentation

The Sitecore Habitat Github resource

Introductory videos, release history, page and content templates and everything else you need to know about Habitat

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Three questions to ask yourself as a Sitecore developer and architect

Technical marketer and long-time Sitecore architect Thomas Eldblom on the responsibility of development teams to the business

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