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Getting Started as a Developer

Free Online Resources

You can get started learning right away by accessing a great resource listing that our developer community put together for those starting out with Sitecore as well as our Master Sitecore YouTube channel or our Helix documentation site.

Getting up and running

Some helpful steps when you first want to get started: 

  1. Make sure you can log into profile.sitecore.net. This is your key to being able to access so many things in the Sitecore world.

  2. Download Sitecore 9.2 today from dev.sitecore.net. Refer to Release information: Quick Installation Guide for a Developer Workstation for details on getting your workstation set up. 

  3. Count on the community! Discover how to use Sitecore Install Assistant (SIA) for quick and easy installation with Installing Sitecore 9.2 using new Sitecore Install Assistant (SIA), or learn more about the prerequisites required from Sitecore 9.2 Initial Release Installation Guide for Development Machine.

  4. Take a free eLearning course. This free course from Sitecore will guide you through the basics of Sitecore and set you up for future training and certification.

  5. Dig into the Developer Documentation. This technical documentation will help you understand more about the platform and the architecture.

Need any help? Join the Community!

Many members can help answer your questions about developing on the product. Have a question? Need to chat with somebody? There are multiple ways to get involved through these community-driven initiatives:

  1. Sitecore Stack Exchange: https://sitecore.stackexchange.com

  2. Sitecore Slack Chat: https://sitecorechat.slack.com (Join via the signup form)

  3. Community Forums: https://community.sitecore.net