Sitefinity Lightning CTP

With all the new features in the latest 5.2 release of Sitefinity, it’s easy to almost miss Sitefinity Lightning. And after finally taking the time to play with it today, you surely do not want to miss it!

Mapping Sitefinity Templates from the SDK

There are several different ways to map Sitefinity widgets to external templates, including globally using the ViewMap. You can also use the built-in Sitefinity Widget Template editor and even Sitefinity Thunder to modify templates and copy them to external files.

However, did you know that a copy of every single widget template is included in the Sitefinity SDK?

When you install the SDK, a zip file named, which contains a copy of every usable Sitefinity template is copied to your machine.