Umbraco Core Concepts

Welcome to my series about Umbraco Core Concepts – where we’ll help turn the non-programmer into an Umbraco pro! Whenever you want to learn a new CMS, there are core concepts that are central to learning how to use a platform. That’s what we’re going to go through today.

In this  primer, I’m going to start at the very beginning and assume that you are not familiar with Umbraco at all. The concepts introduced in this section will help you absorb the subsequent advanced tutorials with a better understand of what’s going on. The Umbraco platform is pretty substantial so I can’t cover every feature, tip, trick and nuance of Umbraco, however, by the end of this guide, you should feel like you have a basic understanding of the dynamics of how Umbraco and how you could start to build your own website.

There are essentially several core concepts that I think people wanting to learn Umbraco need to understand about the platform before they can properly design a website within Umbraco. Those include document types, routing, the pipeline, the differences between MVC and Umbraco, macros etc..

CONTENTS

1.What Is An Umbraco Macro?

2. What Is Route Hijacking In Umbraco
3. How To Create A 404 Page In Umbraco 7

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What Is An Umbraco Macro?

In Umbraco, we can customise the user experience in several different ways.  One handy feature to allow content editors to add re-usable components onto a page is to implement custom macros in your project.  In case you haven't run into macro's before, a macro is a reusable piece of code that developers can build into […]