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Umbraco CMS is a fully-featured open source content management system with the flexibility to run anything from small campaign or brochure sites right through to complex applications for Fortune 500’s and some of the largest media sites in the world.

Adding an Angular app to your Umbraco Website

What problems does this solve? This enables you to have an Angular application alongside your Umbraco website, on a specified route. The Angular App can be protected by the Authentication of...

Force Image Cache Refresh Programmatically

The best solution I found, to force the browser cache to refresh for an image, is to modify the image url in the html. Example: I have an image with this...

Syncing Member Types with uSync

This took me longer to figure out than it should have. uSync has MemberType synchronization disabled by default. To enable it simply go to ConfiguSyncBackOffice.Config and set MemberTypeHandler to true. <Handlers Group="default"...

Working with Umbraco 7.6 New Pickers

With the old pickers, we could do something like this: page.SetValue("myPicker", content.Id); With the new pickers, we can't use IDs anymore, we have to use UDIs instead. They look like this: "umb://document/28b551d1e9e74c758686604c9168b910" So...

KendoUI Grid, OData, WebAPI and Entity Framework

In the latest project I was involved with, there was a need to present database tables data directly in the Umbraco's backoffice, where all CRUD operations must be supported....

First ever Lisbon Umbraco Meetup!

The first ever Umbraco Meetup in Portugal is going to be held this Thursday at Create IT offices in Lisbon. The event filled up fast which leads me to...

Umbraco and Donut Output Cache

Donut Output Caching is a type of output caching where certain parts of a web page are not cached. It's a simple way of boosting your site performance! ASP.NET doesn't provide...

Umbraco profiler

Quick tip: If you need to find which part of your Umbraco application is slowing the site down, follow these steps: Set the debug property of the compilation section of your Web.config...

Automatic generation of Umbraco packages with Grunt

Manually creating Umbraco packages can be tiresome. If you're continuously building upon the same package, doing it manually is wasting time that can be more useful developing new features. This problem presented...

Building an Umbraco 7 backoffice extension – Part III

The previous post (Part II) showed how to populate the content tree of a custom Umbraco backoffice section. This one presents a way for content managers to quickly handle each...