Installing Umbraco Plumber

    In this article, we will cover the steps required to install Umbraco Plumber on your website.

    Prerequisites

    Video Tutorial

    Umbraco Plumber Installation

    There are different ways to install Umbraco Plumber:

    .Net CLI Installation

    To install the Umbraco Plumber package (Plumber.Workflow), follow these steps:

    1. Run the following command to add a package reference to your Umbraco project:

      Umbraco version 10:

      dotnet add package Plumber.Workflow --version 10.0.1

      Umbraco version 8 or 9:

      dotnet add package Plumber.Workflow --version 2.1.8
    2. Restart the web application using the following command:

      dotnet run

    Visual Studio Installation

    To install via Visual Studio, follow these steps:

    1. Open your project in Visual Studio.
    2. Go to Tools -> NuGet Package Manager -> Manage NuGet Packages for Solution....
    3. Browse for Plumber.Workflow.
    4. Select the appropriate version from the Version drop-down depending on the Umbraco version you are using.
    5. Click Install. VS Installation
    6. Once the package is installed, open the .csproj file to make sure the package reference is added:
    <ItemGroup>
      <PackageReference Include="Plumber.Workflow" Version="10.x.x" />
    </ItemGroup>
    

    Using Umbraco Plumber

    Once the installation is completed, you will see the following in the Umbraco Backoffice:

    • A Workflow Dashboard:

      Workflow dashboard

    • A Workflow section:

      Workflow section