The default Composite C1 installation comes with a few Starter Sites that will help you get started with your own website in no time.
The Venus Starter Site is a mobile-first starter site, based on Bootstrap, the most popular front-end framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
As LESS handles all the styling extending the CSS language with variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques, it makes this website more maintainable, themable and extendable.
The Venus starter site use ASP.NET Razor Web Pages for page templates.
There are two versions of the "Venus" starter site:
The latter comes with more commercial add-ons pre-installed and configured such as Extranet, Newsletter and more.
The "Venus" is a recommended Starter Site option.
The Neptune Starter Site is a modern mobile-first website, which targets digital agencies, consultants and similar companies that provide a service and attract customers by showcasing work.
The website is built on ASP.NET Razor, Bootstrap and LESS CSS.
The Open Cph Starter Site is based on the Bootstrap, and uses LESS and Razor Web Pages or Master Pages for templates. It is easy to skin and is both Web and mobile friendly.
It comes in 2 flavors:
The Tiny Cph Starter Site is a "templates-only" minimalistic version of the "Open Cph" site. It includes all the page templates, packages and functions of the "Open Cph" Stater Site but has no content pages or media files thereof.
It is a good option for those who only want the "Open Cph" site's layouts and functionality as a starting point to go with their own content and media.
It also has two versions:
The Bare Bones setup targets those web designers and developers who know what they want and are ready to build their websites from scratch.
The Bare Bones option provides a minimum setup and is recommended for those who are familiar with C1 or willing to experiment.