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Installation

To install Kentico, run the Kentico_12_0.exe file, which opens the Kentico Installer:

Installer welcome screen

Installing Kentico

Evaluation

You can begin by installing Kentico for evaluation purposes (uses the MVC development model).

Installation for development

Check if your development server meets the recommended configuration.

Install Kentico on your local computer by following our installation guide, either for MVC projects or Portal Engine projects. If you come across any difficulties with selecting the right options, see Installation Questions and Answers for recommendations.

Where to get more information?

To learn how to develop websites, see the Kentico 12 Tutorial.

You can also visit our DevNet portal for developers, with articles, forums, a knowledge base and other documentation materials.

If you need advice on how to use Kentico, feel free to contact our support. The support team operates non-stop and will be happy to help you.