Umbraco Alternate Template Feature (bug)

There is an annoying feature in Umbraco which, when not wanted, seems like a bug. If you want to view a page with a different template, you can enter the url/templateAliasName

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umbracoUrlAlias - Create an alternative URL for a page in Umbraco

Using the umbracoUrlAlias property on a page in Umbraco gives you the ability to set up one or more different URLs for a single page. The page structure of your site might create long URLs, and you may want to a shorter one, the umbracoUrlAlias will do that…

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Umbraco HTML Sitemap Template Example Using Razor

Most websites will have an HTML sitemap. There is an easy way to create one in Umbraco using razor. Just follow these simple steps.

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How to start using Dependency Injection in MVC and Umbraco

This post has the code and a video you need to help you start using Dependency Injection in MVC and Umbraco

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How to install Umbraco using Visual Studio NuGet IIS and SQL Server

This post gives you a step by step guide on how to install Umbraco on your local machine using Visual Studio, NuGet, IIS and SQL Server.

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Create a redirect page in Umbraco without editing the config file

If you or your client needs to be able to create short urls or links to other sites without wanting to add it as a redirect in the web config, then this is the post for you. You can create them as umbraco pages that act as fast links or redirects.

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Creating members in Umbraco programmatically

This post gives you the code for creating members programmatically in Umbraco. When you use this code, you can pass in the member's username, name, email address and optionally you can pass in their password and optionally assign them to a role/group.

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How to create url rewrite rules in Umbraco

This post teaches you how to set rewrite rules for your umbraco site. You may want to force your site to go to a secure url or force it to go to a url with www. at the start. To add these rules, you need to go to the file /config/UrlRewriting.config

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Simple Umbraco search example

This post shows you how easy it is to use the default Umbraco search functionality in your site. It uses a basic form and then uses razor to display your search results.

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Intercepting content and member save events in Umbraco

In Umbraco, you may want to perform certain actions when a content item or member is being saved or created. This post shows you how to do that. This is relevant for Umbraco projects that use MVC.

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