Developer Documentation (Sitecore 9.0)

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Experience Management

Create, manage, and publish content to your website.

Experience Management
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Experience Platform

Collect and search experience data with xConnect and the Experience Database (xDB).

Experience Platform
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Experience Commerce

Customize your ecommerce solution through a flexible extensibility framework.

Experience Commerce

Email Experience Manager

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

Sitecore Experience Accelerator

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

Versions: 1.7 1.6 1.5

Print Experience Manager

Manage print directly from Sitecore, using familiar design tools.

Platform Administration and Architecture

Architecture and Roles

An overview of the application roles, storage roles, and indexes, and how they are connected.

Data Flows and Processes

A technical overview of business processes.

Scaling Scenarios

An overview of the platform scaling options.

Role Configuration

Configure server roles and services.

Security Hardening Guide

Improve the security of your Sitecore installation.

Privacy Guide

An overview of how Sitecore stores and processes personal data, with particular focus on the EU GDPR.

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.

Sitecore Azure

Set up Sitecore on Azure

Deploy Sitecore on Microsoft Azure.

Sitecore Azure Toolkit (2.0)

Use the Sitecore Azure Toolkit to package and deploy your Sitecore solution on Microsoft Azure.

Managed Cloud

Host your Sitecore Cloud deployments on Microsoft Azure.

Connectors and Frameworks

CRM Connect

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

  • Salesforce Connect
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales Connect

Data Exchange Framework

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

Sitecore Connect™ software for Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Use Sitecore Connect to push Sitecore media item structures to corresponding asset structures in Salesforce.


SPEAK (Sitecore Process Enablement & Accelerator Kit) is a framework for developing Sitecore applications.

Tools and SDKs

Sitecore Javascript Services

Use the JSS SDK to build a flexible, modern Sitecore solution.

xDB Data Migration Tool

Convert and migrate data from Sitecore Experience Database 8.X to Sitecore Experience Database 9.0.X.

Development Practices


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


A demo site built on the Helix guidelines.