Sitecore® XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers eLearning Course

In this eLearning course for Sitecore Developers, gain the knowledge and skills you need to create customized web solutions using the Sitecore® Experience Platform™. Learn data infrastructure and presentation concepts, work with data and rules, and utilize the Sitecore API.  This course is ASP .NET Web Forms based.  It features video demonstrations, questions and answers, and lab exercises. You can take this course with or without the certification exam. After successfully completing the certification exam, you will earn the Sitecore 8 Professional Developer Certification.

The purchase of this course includes a Sitecore Certification Exam Voucher.

This course is for experienced ASP.NET developers who want to learn how to customize Sitecore® Experience Platform™ solutions. Learners should have a basic understanding of .NET web applications including C# and LINQ.

Course Objectives:

  • Use Sitecore terminology and explain Sitecore's data infrastructure concepts.
  • Describe how Sitecore builds the presentation layer.
  • Explain the relationship between field types, raw values, Content Editor user controls, field classes and web controls.
  • Retrieve, create and update data in Sitecore according to recommended practices.
  • Build presentation components that support both editing and designing in Experience Editor.
  • Create conditional renderings rules that afford real-time personalization content.
  • Utilize the native search API and configure indexes.

Setup: You MUST have a Sitecore License to complete this course. If you are working with a partner you can use their Sitecore License, however if you are an independent developer you may apply for a one (1) month Temporary Student License after you have purchased the course. Please send us your request for a Temporary Student License using the Contact Form at the bottom of the site or emailing This course provides a full installation and setup guide. You will need an internet connection to run the course and speakers to hear the audio. Note: Not all screens include audio.

Access: You will have four (4) months of access to the eLearning from the day of purchase. Please complete all modules prior to the access limit date. Once you have completed a module, you can go back and review content as often as you like during your access period. Note: modules must be completed in their sequenced order. For example, you will not have access to module 2 until you complete module 1. You may start and stop modules as often as you like.

Exam, Certification, and Certificate of Completion: Once you have completed the eLearning and a course evaluation, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course. There is an optional Certification Exam included with this course. If you pass the Certification Exam, you will become a Sitecore Certified Developer and you will receive a certificate recognizing this accomplishment.  

The Certfication Exam must be taken from your home or office via an Online Proctored Service. No on-site testing locations are available. Within 72 hours of completing the last eLearning module, you will be sent instructions on how to take the Certification Exam. The purchase of this course includes one (1) attempt to pass the Certification Exam. If you do not pass the exam on your first try and you would like to take the exam again, you will need to purchase the Retake Exam from our Course Catalog.

Language: This eLearning course is in U.S. English.

Support: To view Tutorials and FAQ's please click on the Support Portal link at the bottom of the site or email Alternatively you may also click the Contact Us link.

Purchase and Discounts: Click the Add to Cart button to purchase this course with a credit card and receive an Access Key to Assign training. If you would like to be invoiced for the eLearning or pay for the eLearning using Sitecore funds, please contact the Training Manager in your local area. If you are eligible for a Partner Discount, please contact the Training Manager in your local area to get the applicable discount code.

Local Training Managers:

•North and South America –
•Asia Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand –
•Germany, Austria and Switzerland –
•U.K., Benelux, Nordic and other EMEA countries –
•Japan – Akinori Taiara at

Get Started: Once you have purchased the course, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to
  2. On the Learning Home page, click on the title of the course (not the module title)
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  4. Click the module title
  5. Click Open Item or Open Current Attempt when revisiting modules

Sitecore® XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers eLearning Course