Different Resources that can be helpful for Learning Sitecore

As the title suggests, this post will cover different channels which Sitecore provide for the Sitecore users. In case if you know the basics of Sitecore then you can switch to these channels and learn the advance features.

Prerequisite: It is required to be a .NET developer and have good understanding on ASP.NET MVC.

  1. Sitecore Developer Trial Program
    • For 60 days, get hands-on experience building own web projects on the latest Sitecore version with no feature-restrictions.
    • Also, use trial license to satisfy eLearning – license prerequisites to enroll in free classes and/or classes required to become a Sitecore Certified Developer.
  2. Online Sitecore Learning Resources
    Online Training/E-Learning
    • Sitecore Developer Foundation eLearning
    • Free official foundations course to teach students the basics of Sitecore XP.
    • During the course, students will build a basic website. They will learn how to create data infrastructure, build editable pages and publish content. Students will also build simple MVC components using a text editor with minimal coding. This course gives students a complete overview of the different elements in the process of building a website with Sitecore.
    • Url: https://elearning.sitecore.net/Public/ContentDetails.aspx?id=4D65DA79A42744A59B68DAF2895770BE
    Sitecore Community Docs
    • Documentation and guides written by the community for developers. This is an open source initiative that the community can edit and contribute back to.
    • Url: http://sitecore-community.github.io/docs/
    The Sitecore Link Project
    • This is the most complete collection of Sitecore references ever to exist, verified and classified for your convenience. It also has a section for the beginners for easier start.
    • Url: http://sitecore.link/
    • You may also subscribe to 300+ RSS feeds of all Sitecore bloggers: http://sitecore.link/rss so that you’ll get updated with dozens of new posts daily.
  3. YouTube
    Sitecore’s Official Education Channel
    Sitecore Training
    Sitecore Developer Foundations eLearning course
  4. Sitecore Community
    The Sitecore community is a community of people working on Sitecore across the global and it has evolved very beautiful. All the people out there are always happy to help you. Whenever you are facing any issue just check if other Sitecore users has faced the same, in case no-one has faced it then you can create a new thread and people will help you out.
    URL – https://community.sitecore.net/
  5. Sitecore Documents & Knowledge Base
    This is a site with very well documented documents or articles for learning new features as well as known issues.
    URLs: https://doc.sitecore.com/ and https://kb.sitecore.net/
  6. Sitecore Marketplace
    This is place where all the Sitecore users can contribute or reuse the existing modules for various functionalities. So before you start any functionality in your website, see if any module is available for the same so you will be able to save the time in the implementation phase.
    URLs: https://marketplace.sitecore.net/

And last but not least, you can follow my blogs to learn Sitecore :P. Hope the above information is helpful.

Thank you.. Keep Learning.. Keep Sitecoring.. 🙂

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