Developer Documentation (Sitecore 8.1)

Experience Platform

CMS and marketing functionality that gives you complete control over the great customer experience that you give to your customers.

Sitecore Commerce

Customize your ecommerce solution through a flexible extensibility framework.

Cloud Services

Accelerate your time to market with Sitecore Cloud solutions.

Sitecore Experience Accelerator (1.4)

Use reusable, templated UX layouts, and components to get your websites up and running quickly.

Print Experience Manager

Manage print directly from Sitecore, using familiar design tools.

Email Experience Manager

Create tailored email campaigns for specific segments and make them both personal and relevant to your customers.

Versions: 3.3 3.2

xDB Cloud

Host your Sitecore xDB Cloud deployments on Microsoft Azure.


SPEAK gives you a predefined set of page layouts and components, and a predefined set of user experience guidelines.

Web Forms for Marketers

Create simple web forms that record and report information provided by visitors to your website.

CRM Connect

A suite of products that integrate CRM systems with the Sitecore Experience Platform.

Sitecore Azure

Sitecore Azure provides an integrated user interface to manage your cloud delivery infrastructure and simplify the deployment of your website to the Microsoft Azure cloud.

Data Exchange Framework

A framework used to build connections that integrate third-party content, analytics, and other data.

Sitecore Plugin for Stylelabs DAM™

Use the Sitecore plugin to access your digital assets in Stylelabs DAM™ and easily embed them in your CMS solution.

Installation and Upgrade Guides

Installation and upgrade documentation is included with each release of the platform.

Compatibility Guide

List of supported modules, products, browsers, operating systems, .NET frameworks, and third-party software per platform release.

SXP 8.1 Performance Whitepaper

Performance tests that measure the key performance metrics of Sitecore 8.1 in a scaled deployment.

Development Practices


A set of overall design principles and conventions for Sitecore development.


A demo site built on the Helix guidelines.