Umbraco Secrets Revealed
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Umbraco Secrets Revealed

About the Book

You Are A Legend! If you are thinking of buying this book then first, thank you it means a lot to me! The knowledge in this book has taken me 18 years to learn. Why spend years waiting to learn something when you can take a shortcut.

1. Opening

     Book Contents

2. Installing Umbraco

    Installation Process Explained

    Getting To Know The Config ***

    Structuring Your Solution

    How To Upgrade To Umbraco 8

    Exercises and Further Reading

3. Create a Basic Webpage

    Document Types

    Model First Explained

    Route Hijacking

    View Models


    Exercises and Further Reading

4. Querying Umbraco For Data

    IContent Vs IPublished Content

    Umbraco Context

    The Published Content Cache

    Querying The Cache For Data

    Exercises and Further Reading

5. Creating The Site Furniture

    Where To Store Global Settings?

    Composers and Components

    The Master Layout

    The Header And Footer

    Exercises and Further Reading

6. Property Editors

    Content & Rich-text



    Grid Layout + DTGE

    Nested Content

    Block List Editor

    Exercises and Further Reading

7. Building Common Components

    Build An API





    Members - Profile section could be better

    Exercises and Further Reading

8. Umbraco Packages

    Development Accelerators

    Themes Reviewed

    Copying Document-types, Content And Media Between Environments

    Creating A Blog

    Responsive Images

    Exercises and Further Reading

9. Request Pipeline Demystified


    Event Handling


    Content Finder


    Reoccurring Tasks

    Exercises and Further Reading

10. Multi-language And Micro-sites

     How To Architect A Multi-Language Within Umbraco


     Exercises and Further Reading

11. Customizing The Umbraco Backend

     Secure Backend Controllers

     Creating A Custom Backend Dashboard

     Content Apps

     Changing Where The Media Folder Is Hosted

     Exercises and Further Reading

12. Unit Testing and Dependency Injection

     Dependency Inversion Principle and Inversion Of Control



     Testing Frameworks

     Testing Umbraco Controllers

     Testing Document-Types

     Testing Authentication **

     Exercises and Further Reading

13. Website Launch Preparation



     Url Rewriting

     Release Day

     Maintenance reminders


    Additional Resources

About the Author

Jon D Jones
Jon D Jones

Software Architect, Programmer and Technologist Jon Jones is founder and CEO of London-based tech firm Digital Prompt. He has been working in the field for nearly a decade, specializing in new technologies and technical solution research in the web business. A passionate blogger by heart , speaker & consultant from England.. always on the hunt for the next challenge

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