With Feather, you can work with MVC widgets created with Sitefinity CMS Thunder in Visual Studio. By default, once you setup Sitefinity CMS Thunder, the system installs a template named Sitefinity CMS MVC Widget with Designer in the Add new item dialog in your Visual Studio project. Optionally, Thunder also creates a default Web Forms based widget designer and registers the widget in the toolbox. To load Feather widget designers instead of the default Thunder ones, you need to make sure this option is not enabled.
Sitefinity CMS MVC Widget with Designer
NOTE: If you do not want Thunder to automatically create a widget designer, in the respective Thunder dialogue make sure you deselect the Create a designer checkbox.
To switch your MVC Thunder widgets to work with the Feather designers, follow the procedure:
As a result, Thunder loads the Feather widget designers. You can now continue working with Feather and create designer view. For details, see Feather: Create custom designer views.
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