Building Sitefinity Web Forms Widgets

Learn how to create Web Form widgets in Sitefinity with custom designers
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (38 ratings)
2,085 students
1hr of on-demand video
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Students will learn how to create Web Form based widgets in Sitefinity


  • A simple understanding of C#, Javascript and HTML


In this short free course, you will be introduced to the creation of Web Form based Widgets in Sitefinity using Visual Studio.

  • You will learn the following:

  • Creating a Sitefinity application using the Project Manager

  • Loading the project in Visual Studio and getting it ready to run in IIS Express

  • Creating your first Web Form based widget using Web User Control (.ascx)

  • Installing and using Sitefinity Thunder in Visual Studio

  • Creating a Widget using Sitefinity Thunder

  • Creating a Widget Designer using Thunder and associated with an existing Widget

  • Creating a Widget Designer with Page, Image, Video and Document selectors.

This course will not get into MVC development, that topic will be covered in another course.

This course is to help current developers still using or maintaining  the Web Form technology in their Sitefinity Web Applications.

Who this course is for:

  • Developers maintaining or developing WebForm ASCX controls as widgets for Sitefinity


Technical Fellow
Lino Tadros
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 800 Reviews
  • 5,059 Students
  • 5 Courses

Alain "Lino" Tadros is a Cloud Architect and an Experienced Trainer. Previously, President & CEO of Falafel Software, a Silicon Valley based company, dedicated to providing world-class consulting, training, and software development for small, medium, and enterprise level businesses. Prior to founding Falafel, Lino was a well respected member of the development team at Borland for Delphi and C++Builder. Lino is Microsoft Regional Director and has been awarded Microsoft MVP status 15 years in a row for his numerous contributions to the C# community and is an expert in AI & Machine Learning, .NET, Azure, ASP.NET, MVC, iOS, Android, Xamarin, Sitefinity. Lino is an industry renowned speaker and has given numerous presentations in 54 countries since 1994. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of 3 Silicon Valley corporations.

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