Kentico CMS
Kentico CMS
MVC Page Builder in Kentico 12
MVC Page Builder in Kentico 12
Original author(s)Kentico Software
Developer(s)Kentico Software
Initial releaseAugust 1, 2006 (2006-08-01)
Stable release
12.0 SP[1] / 2019-06-26
Written inC#
Available inEnglish
TypeCMS, WCMS, E-commerce, Online marketing platform
LicenseProprietary, 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 12, the most recent version, was released on November 27, 2018.


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 and 2018 Magic Quadrant for WCM.[9] They were also featured in Forrester Wave(TM) for Web Content Management 2018.[10]

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.[11]


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:


Web Content Management:

Intranet and Collaboration

Online Communities


External links


  1. ^ "Kentico Version History". Retrieved .
  2. ^ CodeProject: Who's Who at The Code Project - "Petr Palas".
  3. ^ CMS Critic - "Kentico Software Opens UK Office"
  4. ^ "Deloitte Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe | Deloitte". Deloitte. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Kentico - "History"
  6. ^ 2011 DevProConnections - "2011 Community Choice Awards"
  7. ^ Computerworld - "IT produkt roku".
  8. ^ "The Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry: The 2015-2016 EContent 100". EContent Magazine. 2015-12-01. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Gartner Reprint". Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Kentico Named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave(TM) for Web Content Management 2018". Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Wappalyzer - Identify technologies on websites". Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Home". Retrieved .

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