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 thanks it means a lot! I Need Your Help!

Writing a book is tough. With Umbraco Secrets exposed I want to provide a guide that will tell you everything, you need to know about building, launching, and maintaining a website built using Umbraco 8.

This book is still a work in progress. If you have followed my website, used any of my code, and would like to read a book on Umbraco 8 then please consider supporting me by buying this book.

I will explain what you will learn below, but first, let me explain why I would really appreciate you supporting me in writing this book.

  1. The minimum price to purchase this is $4.99 a price of a coffee. When the book is finished the price will go up so buying now not only helps keep me motivated but you get a bargain.
  2. 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
  3. If you buy a copy you can tell me what you want to be included and I will add information based on readers feedback
  4. The book will be updated weekly - if you buy a copy tick the get updates checkbox, you will get an email when the book is updated and what is included
  5. Even though the book is in Alpha, you will get instant access to 60 pages of the book. Which covers lots of tips and tricks. The book will help you in its current format on your project.

This book is at the very early stages and I would estimate be finished in June 2021.

## Book

1. Opening

    2. Book Contents

2. Installing Umbraco

    2. Installation Process Explained

    3. Structuring Your Solution

    4. How To Upgrade To Umbraco 8

    5. Exercises and Further Reading

3. Create a Basic Webpage

    2. IPublishedContent

    2. Code First and Model Builder

    3. Route Hijacking

    4. View Models

    5. Views

    6. Exercises and Further Reading

4. Introduction To The Umbraco APIs

    2. Useful Properties On The Current Page Object

        1. Children

        2. Descendants

        3. Siblings

        4. Ancestors

    3. IUmbracoContextFactory

    6. Exercises and Further Reading

5. Leveling Up Your Pages

    1. Rich-text

    2. Markdown

    3. Grid Editor

    4. Exercises and Further Reading

6.  Creating The Site Furniture

    2. Where To Store Global Settings?

    3. The Master Layout

    4. The Header And Footer

    5. Exercises and Further Reading

7. Building Common Components

    2. Search

    3. Forms

    4. Sitemap.xml

    5. Breadcrumb

    6. Exercises and Further Reading

8. Umbraco Packages

    2. Accelerators

    3. Copying Content Across Environments

    4. Creating A Blog

    5. Responsive Images

    6. Exercises and Further Reading

9. Request Pipeline Demystified

    2. UmbracoApplication

    3. Event Handling

    5. Routing

    6. Logging

    7. Exercises and Further Reading

10. Multi-language And Microsites

    2. How To Architect A Multi-Language Within Umbraco

    3. Micro-sites

    4. Exercises and Further Reading

11. Customising Umbraco

    2. Creating A Custom Umbraco API

    3. Changing Where The Media Folder Is Hosted

    4. Creating A Custom Backend Dashboard

    5. Content Apps

    6. Exercises and Further Reading

12. Unit Testing and Dependency Injection

    2. Dependency Injection

    3. Unit Testing

    4. Exercises and Further Reading

13. Caching, Performance and URL Rewriting

    2. Url Rewriting

    3. Performance

    4. Caching

    5. Exercises and Further Reading

14. Hosting, Launching And Maintaining Your Website

    2. Debugging

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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