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If you are looking for an enterprise-level content management system that will never limit your developers, you should consider switching to Umbraco, the open source and totally free CMS with incredible usability. Whilst this platform will require more technical knowledge to use, it will also provide you with the ability to create highly complex, secure websites for large organisations. 

So, you’ve decided to learn Umbraco today but don’t know where to start? You are in luck as I’ve been there before and I might be able to help you. I was really excited to get my hands on some Umbraco action. I’m ready to break things, and use Umbraco to its full potential. Are you ready? Let’s go set-up our local development environment.

Ready to dive into one of the most flexible and friendly content management systems (CMS) available on the .NET platform? Umbraco is a free, open-source CMS that offers a plethora of customisable extensions and modules. To fully use all that the system offers, you can go through the Umbraco Training courses, or pick and choose what information you need from site tutorials like these:

Calling all Umbraco developers--here is your guide the Umbraco Festivals lineup in 2019. Travel, learn, and network with fellow Umbraco users across the world in beautiful locations like the United Kingdom and Denmark. Take part in a slew of activities ranging from hackathons, talks, and panel discussions, and stay for the after-parties and networking to meet with the rest of the Umbraco community.

Content Management Systems, or CMS for short, are applications that provide companies and individual users with the ability to manage the content, information, or analytical data of a website, or internet application. Engaging content plays a major role when attempting to build both your online presence and your brand. Giving users a helping hand, CMS software maximises the potential of their project, allowing multiple members of a team to create, edit, and publish content to a website. Currently, at the forefront of CMS development are Umbraco CMS and Sitecore CMS, two pieces of Danish software that support the .NET Framework build. Umbraco is currently the leading provider of the two, with over half-a-million sites supported, while Sitecore is used for just over 140,000.

After five years of hints and promises, Umbraco 8.0 is now available. Umbraco’s content management system (CMS) has nearly half-a-million active installs and almost 222,000 active members in the open-source community. With this latest version, those numbers are sure to escalate.

In the debate over which Content Management System (CMS) to use for your website, two names top the list: Umbraco and WordPress. Here, we explore the difference between the two systems, and why you should be using Umbraco.

Umbraco is an open-source CMS based on Microsoft’s ASP.NET framework for building web pages with no licensing fees. With its open-source capabilities, it has been described as the Ferrari of CMSs. It is a blank canvas with a full suite of tools, where you can customise both the front-end and CMS back-end. Umbraco is supported by 200,000 active members across the world.

It’s almost time to say goodbye to Umbraco 7 and welcome Umbraco 8--the first major release in five years!--with an extra special hello. But before we do, let’s take a quick look at where we are and where we’re going.

Umbraco 7 is an open-source CMS that hosts a wide range of content and media types. We’re supported by a community of users around the world and offer professional tools and support to our customers.

Are you tired of the dull tasks of maintaining your website? If you're reading this post, you are likely already utilising or looking to implement a content management system for your website that will make the tasks of web maintenance easier.

Have you considered moving your CMS over to cloud hosting? Umbraco Cloud is a managed website hosting service, based, obviously, in the cloud. Cloud hosting services have been gaining momentum and there are many benefits to moving to Umbraco Cloud's CMS hosting platform.

When it comes to developing your website, choosing the right Content Management System (CMS) makes all the difference. Depending on your business’s goals, using popular .NET-based CMS systems like Umbraco and Orchard could be suitable web development tools--and just what your website needs.

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