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
Stable release 8.1 / August 22, 2014 (2014-08-22)
Written in C#
Platform ASP.NET
Available in English, German, French,
Spanish, Italian, Dutch,
Slovak, Czech, Polish
Type CMS, WCMS, E-commerce, Online marketing platform
License Proprietary, Free Edition

Kentico CMS is a web content management system (WCMS) for building web sites, on-line stores, intranets and Web 2.0 community sites. Kentico is being used by more than 18,000 Web sites in 90 countries.[1] Kentico CMS utilizes ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server. Kentico allows development via its portal engine or using Visual Studio.[2] Kentico is also compatible with Microsoft Windows Azure Platform.[3]


Kentico CMS is developed by Kentico Software. The company was founded in 2004 by Petr Palas[4] and based in Brno, Czech Republic.[5] In 2008 Kentico opened its first US office[6] and in 2010 added office in UK[7] and second office in US. In 2010, it was named the fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte FAST 50 contest in the Czech Republic with five-year growth of 1781%.[8] Kentico has received industry recognition including Red Herring 100 Europe Award,[9] DevProConnections Community Choice Awards[10] or IT Product of the Year award.[11] As of 2015, there are 23,945 websites are running on Kentico CMS.[12]


The functionality of Kentico CMS covers five main areas: Content Management, E-commerce,[13] Social Networking,[14] Intranet and Online Marketing.[15] Kentico CMS has currently more than 40 modules and 450+ web parts.[16]


  • Content management system with workflow, editing and permissions
  • Full C# source code available
  • Ajax support
  • Mobile websites support[17]
  • Sharepoint support[18]
  • Open API
  • Membership and Secured areas
  • Multilingual, UNICODE and RTL support
  • Flexible design and navigation (drop-down, tree, UL list menu, tabs)
  • Integration of ASP.NET standard controls and custom controls
  • Supports Visual Studio .NET and ASP.NET
  • WYSIWYG editor included
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Web standards: XHTML, table or CSS layout, WAI
  • Ready-to-use website templates (Corporate Site, E-commerce Site)
  • More features

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