The basics

Some terminology

 .NET: Programming framework

which we use to develop websites


CMS: Content Management System


RTE: Rich Text Editor

What is Umbraco?

 A .NET CMS that editors

can use to manage their website content. 

Why use Umbraco?

It's free!
It's easy to work with
It provides a lot out of the box
Lots of people contributing
It's easy to extend and build upon
Big clients use it e.g. Microsoft - asp.net
We are a .NET orientated development team 
We are a Gold Partner
Convince your boss PDF

Let's create a website

Download

  • Latest release (7.4.3)

  • Unzip

  • Edit hosts file

  • Set file permissions

  • Add to IIS and run locally

Setup

  • Install screen

  • Database details

  • User details

  • Custom options

Getting started with content

Access Umbraco

  • Creating users

  • Login

  • Logout

  • Change Password

Working with content

  • Add new pages

  • Edit pages

  • Save and publish

Changing content

  • Unpublish and delete pages

  • Sorting content

  • Moving content

Media section

  • Adding media items

  • Allowed media options

  • Batch upload

 Break!

Take some time to relax. Make a cup of tea, coffee, etc.

Taking the next steps

Content options

  • Audit trail

  • Rollback to previous versions

  • Expiry dates

  • Public access

  • Notifications

Roles and permissions

  • Admin

  • Editor

  • Writer

  • Translator

Sections

  • Content: edit pages

  • Media: edit images

  • Settings: website config (e.g. templates)

  • Developer: extras (e.g. packages)

  • Members: member accounts

  • Users: umbraco admins

  • Forms: plugin, allows building forms

Extending Umbraco

Out of the box

  • RTE

  • Document types

  • Templates

  • Data types

  • Macros 

  • Translations

Packages

  • There are many!

  • Mostly free

  • Offer new functionality

  • Some are provided from Umbraco

  • Examples - awesome umbraco

UaaS

  • Cloud hosting from Umbraco

  • Automated upgrades

  • Improved deployment workflow

  • Less maintenance

 

Read more: http://umbraco.com/cloud

Useful Links

Marketing site
http://umbraco.com/

 

Download latest release

https://our.umbraco.org/download/

 

Read the docs

https://our.umbraco.org/documentation/

 

Watch some tutorials

http://umbraco.tv/

 

Find some packages

https://github.com/tcmorris/awesome-umbraco

Questions?!

Enjoy Umbraco.

Umbraco training

By Thomas Morris

Umbraco training

A presentation aimed at content editors, web developers and those getting to know the possibilities of Umbraco.

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