Getting Started

    All the basics of using Umbraco v7. From making a local installation to extending the backend.


    Covers how to install and configure your Umbraco installation
    What is needed to run Umbraco?
    How to install Umbraco
    Server Setup
    Setting up a Web and SQL servers for your installation
    How to upgrade your copy of Umbraco to a newer version
    Information about all of the different configuration files that control Umbraco

    Backoffice overview

    Details of all the common terms and concepts that are used throughout the Umbraco backoffice.


    Using the backoffice to create data
    Defining content
    Setting up content types, defining fields and creating your first content
    Creating media
    Uploading files to media library, using upload fields and image cropper
    Creating Members
    Defining Member Types and creating members for authentication and user profiles
    Customizing Data Types
    Creating and editing Data Types


    Create templates and views with your own markup and use Razor to render content.
    Creating and managing templates
    Rendering content
    How to query and render published content
    Rendering media
    How to query and render media
    Stylesheets and javascript
    Working with css and javascript in Umbraco's templates


    Using Umbraco's service APIs
    Create and update entities in Umbraco from code
    Creating forms
    Create, submit and handle HTML forms with controllers
    Subscribing to events
    Using events to modify content or run custom code
    Using the tools included with Umbraco to debug issues with your project