by Mike Masey
When Mike discovered that the icon fonts used in the Umbraco backoffice create accessibility issues for users with dyslexia, he ended upon a two-year journey to create an accessible solution with SVGs that wouldn't break the backoffice in the process. He describes for us why it was a problem, and the steps he and and other developers took to fix it to make Umbraco an even friendlier CMS.
by Aaron Sadler
In the first of a three-part series about running Umbraco on Azure, Aaron walks us through the Azure services we need to run Umbraco, what they do, and why he thinks Azure is in most cases the better option over dedicated environments.
Issue 65 :: September 2020
Exploring Common Practices
by Paul Marden & Matthew Wise
Landing pages and lead capture forms are a fundamental part of marketing and sales led websites. Fortunately Umbraco lends itself well to the needs of Marketers for a quick turn around without the need for developers to get involved in the creation of new landing pages. In this first article in a series exploring areas of common practice in Umbraco, Matt and Paul investigate ways to create landing pages and lead capture forms.
A curated collection of Umbraco and industry related tools, tips, tricks, and tutorials from around the web.
Status Update: Codegarden 2021
We all really missed CG20 and we've been waiting to find out what's going to happen next year. Luckily, there's news! Read the official post from HQ to get updated on what you need to know (hint hint: it's virtual)!Read the blog post
Creating Profile Pages for Umbraco Members
Members are IPublishedContent, but they have no routing to direct URLs to them. In the start of his series, Nik addresses the complexities of creating public profiles for Umbraco members and a great way to go about making them without duplicating content.Read the blog post
Migrating content from one Umbraco instance to another - especially after an upgrade - can be such a pain. Converge helps make this process simpler with their convenient package that lets you migrate not only across versions, but across database types, too!Download the package
Auto-Growing Textareas with CSS
Newsletter Studio Update
If you're still in v7 and you're wanting to manage newsletters straight from the Umbraco back office, then Newsletter Studio is staying updated! Markus has just pushed a recent patch to bounce-handling and you should give it a look.Download the package