Configuration Files

    This section will explain the many configuration options in Umbraco and what they do

    web.config

    This file can be found at the following path: /web.config

    404handlers.config

    Configuration file for legacy NotFoundHandlers

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/404handlers.config

    applications.config

    Configutation options of setting up sections within the Umbraco Backoffice.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/applications.config

    dashboards.config

    Configuration options for controlling which dashboards appear in which sections of the backoffice and who has the permissions to see them.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/Dashboard.config

    EmbeddedMedia.config

    This configuration file lists the Embedded Media Providers configured for use in your Umbraco site.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/EmbeddedMedia.config

    ExamineIndex.config

    The 'ExamineIndex.config' file contains the configuration for the Examine IndexSets used for storing indexed content in an Umbraco installation.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/ExamineIndex.config

    ExamineSettings.config

    The 'ExamineIndex.config' file contains the configuration for the Examine IndexSets used for storing indexed content in an Umbraco installation.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/ExamineSettings.config

    fileSystemProviders.config

    The 'fileSystemProviders.config' file contains the configuration for the file system providers used by Umbraco to interact with file systems.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/FileSystemProviders.config

    BaseRestExtensions.config

    The 'BaseRestExtension.config' contains the data necessary for the /Base system when exposing the methods in your class library.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/BaseRestExtensions.config

    tinyMceConfig.config

    The 'tinyMceConfig.config' contains configuration options for the TinyMce editors in the Umbraco Backoffice.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/tinyMceConfig.config

    trees.config

    The 'trees.config' file contains the configuration for trees that are loaded within each section of the Umbraco Backoffice.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/trees.config

    umbracoSettings.config

    Contains many Umbraco options. Generally the default values work well in most installs; however, in some cases some of these options may need adjusting depending on each installation.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/umbracoSettings.config

    clientdependency.config

    The ClientDependency configuration options can be found on the ClientDependency website.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/ClientDependency.config

    log4net.config

    The log4net configuration options can be found on the log4net website.

    This file can be found at the following path: /config/log4net.config

    UrlRewriting.config

    This is now obsolete and there are better ways to do UrlRewriting, such as within IIS. However, the UrlRewriting documentation can be downloaded in PDF format for legacy projects.