All the basics of using Umbraco v7. From your first local installation, to a fully functional customized CMS.
Get an overview of how the Umbraco pipeline is structured. Learn how to write queries and use the API's
Documentation on the areas in Umbraco that are extendable such as custmizing backoffice ui and creating packages.
Everything you need to know about Forms and Courier, the two premium packages developed and supported by HQ
The documentation project is open source and hosted on Github. If you have any corrections or additions to the documentation clone the project and make a pull request. Guidelines on how to contribute to the documentation.
We are currently in the process of moving the documentation into the new structure you can see above. Below is the old documentation structure. It is here to preserve links in forum and blog posts and for users who are familiar with the old structure.
Describes how Umbraco is installed, using either WebMatrix, Microsoft Platform Installer, or from a zip-file.
Describes Umbraco terminology, configuration files/settings & step by step guides on how to approach the different areas in Umbraco.
Templating, querying, searching and other Umbraco APIs.
Cheatsheets for easy overview of different areas like the Razor API and Views syntax.
Documentation for the Umbraco add-ons 'Forms' and 'Courier'
Documentation on how to extend umbraco with your own editors, trees, sections, and how to distribute those extensions as packages. (coming soon)
How to work with the Umbraco codebase.