Umbraco Getting Started Advice

If you have ever wondered where to start when it comes to Umbraco, this website will answer all of your questions. You are never too old or too young to learn a new CMS and it is not as hard as you think.  If you work for a company and you’re being forced to learn Umbraco then I’d recommend reading these articles to understand why learning a CMS can benefit your career:

How To Install Umbraco 7 In Less Than 5 Minutes

In today's guide, we're going to cover how to install Umbraco 7.  The process is very straightforward and it should take you less than 5 minutes. The quickest way to install Umbraco if you don't have Visual Studio is via the Microsoft Web Platform I[...]

How To Install Umbraco 7 Manually

I've talked previously about how to install Umbraco via the auto installer in, How To Install Umbraco 7 In Less Than 5 Minutes. Sometimes, however, you may want a bit more control over the installation process like configuring IIS or SQL.  In today's[...]

Installing Umbraco 7 In Visual Studio Via Nuget

Like the majority of the major CMS's, you can install Umbraco via Nuget.  I've talked previously about How To Install Umbraco 7 In Less Than 5 Minutes and How To Install Umbraco 7 Manually. Installing Umbraco via Nuget means you have all your Visual [...]

How To Install Umbraco on Shared Hosting

In my last post, How To Host Your Umbraco Websites I covered an affordable way for you to host your Umbraco website, using arvixe. In today's guide, I'm going to cover how to set-up Umbraco with Arvixe. First, open the Arvie portal: [...]

Umbraco Vs Wordpress - Which One Should You Pick?

If you want to start a new website, but you are still on the fence about the CMS you want to use to build it, then this article was written for you. In this guide, I will compare Umbraco against WordPress to help you make your choice. What is Umbrac[...]

How To Download Umbraco And Install It On Your Computer

Umbraco is a free CMS that is built on top of the Microsoft .NET platform. If you are new to Umbraco then getting it installed on your local development machine is straightforward. Umbraco provides several different methods to download Umbraco. In to[...]

Getting started with Umbraco CMS Development

I frequently receive e-mails from developers who are new to Umbraco asking for advice on how to get started with Umbraco development. Today's post will attempt to answer that question for anyone new to Umbraco and wants to learn how to become an Umbr[...]

How To Create A Clean Umbraco Database?

As developers, we often want to experiment and tinker around with our website, one side effect of this is that databases tend to end up corrupting the database, or, wanting to start from scratch.  Luckily, with Umbraco, this is very easy and in today[...]

7 Signs You Probably Need To Upgrade Your Umbraco Website

With an ever changing world around us, it's sometimes hard to know when you should upgrade your Umbraco website.  We all know the most obvious reasons people, e.g. growth, budgeting etc..  so in today's post, I'm going to list a few of the hopefully [...]

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