Experience Platform (Sitecore 8.1)

Sitecore customer experience management software contains state-of-the-art CMS and marketing functionality that gives you complete control over the great customer experience that you give to your customers. It allows you to unify all your activity across multiple channels, from campaigns to visitor activity to performance measurement.

Digital marketing

Configuring the Campaign Creator

The Campaign Creator is an application that enables marketers to create and organize campaign activities on the Sitecore Experience Platform.

The Key Behavior Cache settings, pipelines, and methods

The Key Behavior Cache stores information in the Experience Database (xDB) about a contact's recent activities across all channels in the content delivery environment.

The List Manager

Manage your Sitecore contacts in various lists and create the lists of recipients you want to use for your email campaigns.

Experience Profile

The Experience Profile enables sales and marketing employees to view experience data from the MongoDB collection database for contacts and their interactions.

Marketing operations

Organize your marketing activities in a meaningful, structured way. Identify campaign activities with information about which channels and campaign groups contacts belong to.

Federated Experience Manager

Track visitor interactions and generate analytics information on external, non-Sitecore websites from within Sitecore.

Analyzing and reporting


Experience Analytics contains tools that let you view detailed reports about your website's visitors in real time.

Experience Optimization

You use the Experience Optimization application to see test reports and scores. You can also start a page test here.

Setting up and maintaining

Security and administration

Manage the Sitecore users’ access to items and content on your website as well as their access to Sitecore functionality.

Security hardening

Follow these comprehensive security hardening instructions to improve the security of your Sitecore installation.

Experience Management

Experience Management (CMS-only mode) allows you to run Sitecore XP without the Experience Database (xDB) enabled or purchasing xDB licenses.


Configure the Experience Database (xDB) to create a scalable architecture, server roles, or configure a session state.

IP Geolocation

Sitecore IP Geolocation is a service that provides information about the location and owner of an IP address.

Language fallback

In multilanguage solutions, you can set up and control which items or fields reuse content from another language, and which items or fields that you want to localize.

Search and indexing

Learn how to configure search and indexing, including how to switch indexes, ensure scalability, and more.


Sitecore records all date times in UTC. Learn about the configuration details that Sitecore uses.

Developing with Sitecore

Search and item buckets

Developing for search and indexing.

Versioned layouts

Versioned layouts make it possible to specify different layouts for different versions and languages of the same item.

Customize the Experience Editor ribbon

How to extend the functionality of the Experience Editor ribbon.

Device Detection

Device Detection

Personalize visitor experience and target campaigns for different devices.