Kentico CMS

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Kentico CMS
Administration interface of Kentico CMS 6.png
Administration interface of Kentico CMS 6
Original author(s) Kentico Software
Developer(s) Kentico Software
Initial release August 1, 2006 (2006-08-01)
Stable release
10 / November 30, 2016 (2016-11-30)[1]
Written in C#
Platform ASP.NET
Available in English
Type CMS, WCMS, E-commerce, Online marketing platform
License Proprietary, Free Edition

Kentico CMS is a web content management system (WCMS) for building websites, online stores, intranets, and Web 2.0 community sites. Kentico CMS uses ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server for development via its portal engine, using Visual Studio, or through Microsoft MVC. Kentico is also compatible with Microsoft Azure. Kentico version 10, the most recent version, was released on November 30, 2016.


Kentico CMS is developed by Kentico Software. The company was founded in 2004 by Petr Palas[2] and is based in Brno, Czech Republic. In 2008, Kentico opened its first US office and, in 2011, added an office in the UK[3] and a second office in the US. An Australian office was opened in 2012, and a Benelux Amsterdam office opened in 2015.

In 2010, Kentico Software was named the fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte FAST 50 contest in the Czech Republic with five-year growth of 1781%. Deloitte recognized it again in 2011.[4] Kentico has received industry recognition including the Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award,[5] DevProConnections Community Choice Awards,[6] IT Product of the Year Award,[7] and the EContent Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry.[8]

Kentico CMS featured in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrants for both Web Content Management and Horizontal Portals. They were again featured in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for WCM.[9]

The largest annual technology conference, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), chose Kentico as their CMS for the CES 2018 website, per Wappalyzer website reporting tool.[10]


The functionality of Kentico CMS covers five main areas: Content Management, E-commerce, Online Communities, Intranet and Collaboration and Online Marketing.


Kentico offers standard CMS features including:

Online Marketing:


  • Payment gateway integration
  • Customizable checkout processes

Web Content Management:

Intranet and Collaboration

Online Communities

  • Blogs
  • Forums
  • Social media integration


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