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Dictionary Extension

Code first Umbraco dictionary utility which will generate dictionary items on the fly.

Using the new method `Umbraco.GetDictionaryValueImproved(string key, string fallback="")` you can create dictionary items code first by simply requesting them in your code. It's no longer necessary to manually create the dictionary items under Umbraco -> Settings.

"Folders" in the dictionary is created based on the name of the key, example:

The key "Foo_Bar_Key" will be placed in Dictionary -> "Foo" -> "Bar"

The method has 3 "creation modes":

  • "key": This will initialize the dictionary item with the dictionary key stored in the dictionary (This is the default mode)
  • "fallback": This will initialize the dictionary item with the fallback value stored in the dictionary
  • "empty": This will initialize the dictionary item without a value

The creation mode can be set by modifying the app.config key: "KXB.Umbraco.UmbracoDictionaryExtension.CreationMode"


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Johannes Giske

Johannes Giske

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This project is compatible with the following versions as reported by community members who have downloaded this package:
Untested or doesn't work on Umbraco Cloud
7.5.x (untested)
7.4.x (untested)
7.3.x (untested)
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Project Information

  • Project owner: Johannes Giske
  • Created: 17/03/2017
  • Current version 1.0.7
  • License MIT
  • Downloads: 9