A Guide to Choosing the Best .NET CMS for Your Business

by IDS Logic Pvt. Ltd. Software Outsourcing Company

The objective of every business is to deliver consistently to the firm’s marketing or product value statement and to offer the customers with the best user experience. 

CMS or content management system allows organizations to manage various individual operational components of the website for an easy interface that needs very little technical knowledge. 

Now you may be wondering, which CMS will suit your business and your brand. A CMS that is intuitive, easy to update and use can surely make a difference. 

Most of the top .Net CMS are open source and comes with plugins or extensions that can easily be integrated with the application.

Here in this article, we will consider some of the top CMS platforms based on the .NET framework. The open source .net CMS comparison will help you take an informed decision.

Sitefinity CMS Review:

This is a next generation web CMS, developed by Telerik. It uses the .NET standards like the Controls and Master Pages for template management. These features make the site’s front end development simple and straight forward. 

Sitefinity CMS also has a task oriented User Interface and this makes it convenient for the users to manage and easily interact with the system.

 It supports mobile development and responsive designs, but one drawback of Sitefinity is that there is no open source version and the costs vary a lot from the standard version to the advanced enterprise versions.

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DotNetNuke CMS:

This is a scalable, secure and extensible open source that powers more than 800,000 websites all over the globe. It is based on Microsoft .NET and is available for free, the community edition and the subscription based, the enterprise edition.

 DNN CMS offers a lot of options for themes and plugins and since it has very strong community, many problems can be easily resolved. DNN is considered to be very resource intensive when there is a CMS software comparison with either WordPress or Umbraco.

Umbraco Content Management:

This CMS is a fully featured, open source, extendable platform that helps business owners to run several websites with just a single installation and it also supports the setup of multi-lingual websites. 

It offers great flexibility to run anything ranging from a small marketing campaign to some of the major Fortune 500 companies. It is super easy to use and has supported large websites to run successfully. 

Umbraco is one of the best open source .NET based CMS, which is highly flexible and scalable and also enjoys a strong developer’s community.

Sitecore CMS:

Sitecore is a CMS that is suitable for both mid-sized websites to large scale websites and is usually preferred by organizations using the .NET CMS. This headless CMS Sitecore, supports multiple sites and web farms and also comes with an integrated SEO module and multivariate A/B testing support.  

All these features of Sitecore CMS make it suitable for business looking for a marketing friendly site. One major drawback with Sitecore is that it may be a costly affair during the installation and the licensing fee is also more expensive.


Choosing the right CMS to develop and manage your business website or application always involves a lot of careful planning. For best results, you have to keep in mind the features and extra benefits that your .NET based CMS will offer. 

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