This section focuses on how to create data using the Umbraco backoffice.

    There are three kinds of content in Umbraco:

    • Your normal website content that exists in the content section.
    • Media content such as images, videos and PDFs that are stored in the Media section.
    • Finally Members, used for user profiles and frontend authentication which you can find in the Members section.

    A fundamental principle in Umbraco is that all content types have a definition (Document Types, Media Types, Member Types). These definitions are highly customizable, meaning you can add properties and have complete control over how the data is organized.

    Defining Content

    Defining Documents Types, adding properties and creating content.

    Creating Media

    Defining Media Types and uploading files to the media section, using upload fields and image cropper.

    Creating Members

    Defining Member Types and creating members for authentication and user profiles.

    Customizing Data Types

    Creating and editing Data Types.

    Scheduled Publishing

    Schedule when content should be published / unpublished automatically.

    Adding Tabs

    Overview of how to add and reorder tabs, convert a group to a tab and manage the “Generic” tab


    Control who has access to the Umbraco backoffice and what permissions they have.


    An introduction to Relations and Relation Types, creating, and managing relationships between different entities in Umbraco.

    Dictionary Items

    Using Dictionary Items, you can store a value for each language. Dictionary Items have a unique key which is used to fetch the value of the Dictionary Item.

    Content Version Cleanup (v9.1.0+)

    How to keep the noise down whilst ensuring your important content versions stick around indefinitely.