The easiest way to get the latest version of Umbraco up and running is with the CLI.

    1. Open your command line
    2. Install the Umbraco templates with dotnet new -i Umbraco.Templates
    3. Run dotnet new umbraco --name MyProject to create a new project
    4. Enter the project folder, it will be the folder containing the .csproj file
    5. Run and build your project using dotnet run
    6. The console will output a message similar to: [10:57:39 INF] Now listening on: https://localhost:44388
    7. Open your browser and navigate to that url
    8. Follow instructions on the installer

    Below you'll find some in-depth tutorials on the different ways to install Umbraco.

    Members of the Umbraco Community have created a website which you can find at The website makes the installation of Umbraco a lot easier for you. On the website you can configure your options to generate the required script to run. Click on the Install Script tab to get the commands you need to paste into the terminal. This tab also includes the commands for adding a starter kit or unattended install which creates the database for you.

    VS Code installation

    Visual Studio Code is an editor with an embedded webserver (through the IIS Express extension). A fast way to get you up and running with Umbraco.

    Run Umbraco on IIS

    Learn how to run an already installed local installation of Umbraco.

    .NET CLI installation

    .NET CLI, included with the .NET SDK, can be used to install or uninstall .NET templates from NuGet using the dotnet new command on any OS. The underlying Template Engine enables the creation of custom templates which make new project bootstrapping much faster. With a few steps you can have an Umbraco project running without the need for a code editor.

    Visual Studio installation

    Visual Studio is used to write native code and managed code supported by .NET and many others. Its built-in tools provide the ability to develop and execute applications for any platform. Developers will be able to install Umbraco without ever having to leave Visual Studio.

    Install Umbraco unattended

    Use the Unattended installs when spinning up Umbraco instances on something like Azure Web Apps to avoid having to run through the installation wizard.