Technical Documentation

Setting up Composite C1, building and developing websites.


Set up your first site

You can easily install Composite C1 on your Windows machine and set up a demo or starter site. With the starter site you have a great place to start and from there you can customize with packages and your skills.

We have written a fast paced guide to help you get started.

Getting started

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Here you will find guides, videos and samples to help you build websites. We publish all the documentation and videos we produce – there is no fee or registration requirement.

If you wish to install Composite C1 and set up a website, follow our Getting Started guide. Otherwise, select your topic of interest in the top navigation or search for it.

For guides on how to use Composite C1, like editing pages, visit our user section.

If you are looking for introductions or specific information but can't find it please let us know so we can fix it – post your question or comments to our forum.

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Latest forum activity

The default page at the right side when logged in to the /composite/top.aspx ( it's the app.aspx right? ) can't be closed from time to time, which cause it's impossible to open ot...

As a loyal user I love C1. But frankly some parts of C1 are sort of out-of-date. I'd love to see it catch up and exceed competitors in more ways. What can we expect in say 5.0?

Hi, When you create a new website file in the console and then try to edit it, an exception is thrown from texteditor.ascx. It looks like UrlEncode breaks on empty strings - cou...

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