Built-in Umbraco Property Editors

    This page contains a list of all the built-in Umbraco property editors and a short description of what they do:

    Checkbox (True/False)

    Alias: Umbraco.TrueFalse

    A simple checkbox which saves either 0 or 1, depending on the checkbox being checked or not.

    Checkbox list

    Alias: Umbraco.CheckBoxList

    Displays a list of preset values as a list of checkbox controls

    Color Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.ColorPicker

    Adds a list of approved colours which can be selected by clicking.

    Content Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.ContentPicker

    The content picker allows the content editor to pick a specific node from the content structure.

    Date/Time

    Alias: Umbraco.DateTime

    Displays a calendar UI for selecting dates and time.

    Decimal

    Alias: Umbraco.Decimal

    A configurable number control allowing only numbers including decimals.

    Alias: Umbraco.DropDown.Flexible

    Introduced in Umbraco v 7.10. Displays a list of preset values. The content editor can select either a single or multiple values.

    Email address

    Alias: Umbraco.EmailAddress

    A single line textbox only allowing valid email addresses.

    File upload

    Alias: Umbraco.UploadField

    Adds an upload field, which allows documents or images to be uploaded to Umbraco

    Grid Layout

    Alias: Umbraco.Grid

    New to v7.2, gives editors a grid layout editor which allows them to insert different types of content in a predefined layout.

    Image Cropper

    Alias: Umbraco.ImageCropper

    Used to crop and resize images to predefined sizes. Available from V7.1

    Label

    Alias: Umbraco.Label

    Label is a non-editable control and can only be used to display a pre-set text.

    List View

    Alias: Umbraco.ListView

    This control gives the same functionality as the standard listview, but allows you to add the listview as a control on a tab while controlling the other tabs and properties.

    Markdown editor

    Alias: Umbraco.MarkdownEditor

    Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It is designed so that it can be converted to HTML. The built-in editor allow the user to use the markdown formatting options.

    The markdown editor will be interpreted by the Models Builder. Behind the scenes, Umbraco uses the Markdown NuGet package.

    Media Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.MediaPicker

    The media picker displays the current selected media and provides the option to open the mediaPicker dialog to select existing or upload new media files. There is a setting to enable multiple media items to be selected.

    Member Group Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.MemberGroupPicker

    Member Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.MemberPicker

    Multi Url Picker

    Alias: Umbraco.MultiUrlPicker

    New in Umbraco v8, used to be a package called RJP Multi Url Picker. Replaced Related Links in v8.

    Multinode Treepicker

    Alias: Umbraco.MultiNodeTreePicker

    The multinode treepicker data type allows content editors to choose multiple nodes in the content or media trees.

    Nested Content

    Alias: Umbraco.NestedContent

    New to v7.7, the nested content property editor enables you to use Document Types as a schema for list items.

    Numeric

    Alias: Umbraco.Integer

    A configurable number control allowing only numbers.

    Radio button list

    Alias: Umbraco.RadioButtonList

    Pretty much like the name indicates this property editor enables editors to choose from list of radio buttons.

    Repeatable textstrings

    Alias: Umbraco.MultipleTextstring

    The Repeatable textstrings property editor enables a content editor to make a list of text items

    Rich Text Editor

    Alias: Umbraco.TinyMCE

    A tinymce based rich text editor which is highly configurable. Probably one of the most used controls in Umbraco projects.

    Slider

    Alias: Umbraco.Slider

    A slider with a number in a certain range.

    Tags

    Alias: Umbraco.Tags

    A tag control which can be controlled by a certain group of tags.

    Textarea

    Alias: Umbraco.TextArea

    A simple textarea control to input text.

    Textbox

    Alias: Umbraco.TextBox

    A normal html input text field.

    User picker

    Alias: Umbraco.UserPicker

    The easiest way to pick a person from user backend users. See Members for front-end users.