Synchronize Sitefinity to SharePoint

Sitefinity is a Content Management System from Telerik. Some existing customers are migrating content from Sitefinity to SharePoint. In this article, I will go through demonstrating the built-in SharePoint Connector for Sitefinity.

Popularity Rank of Content Management Systems fall as:

1. SharePoint

2. DotNetNuke

3. Sitefinity

Migrations happen from bottom-to-top.

Sitefinity Trial

You can download a trial from:

http://www.sitefinity.com/try-now/download

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After Installation

Sitefinity is having SharePoint like page, lists & libraries. You can access the Home Page from the browser.

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Following is the screen shot of a page.

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Following is the screen shot of list items.

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Permissions are similar to SharePoint.

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SharePoint Connector

Sitefinity provides built-in connector for SharePoint. 2-way Synchronization is possible through this approach. There is a 2-way connector to synchronize data between Sitefinity & SharePoint.

http://www.sitefinity.com/sharepoint-integration


Testing Connector

From the Administration tab of home Page, choose Connector for SharePoint.

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In the appearing page choose Add a SharePoint Site.

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Choose the Document Library from SharePoint.

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Choose the Synchronization Type and Interval.

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After creating the connection choose the Synchronize option.

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We can see that the SharePoint pre-existing libraries & documents are synchronized into Sitefinity.

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You can try the 2-way synchronization too. Add a document into Sitefinity & choose the Synchronize option. Refresh SharePoint library to see the new document there.

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This concludes our article on Sitefinity Synchronization to SharePoint.

References

http://www.sitefinity.com/

Summary

In this article we have explored Sitefinity SharePoint Connector.

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