Editor's Manual

    The editors manual is a detailed yet easy to read user guide aimed at Umbraco editors for step-by-step instructions on performing every day tasks with Umbraco.

    Introduction

    Umbraco is an information platform that allows you to quickly publish information onto a website without the need for any prior knowledge of web page editing. It is designed to be simple to use yet powerful and flexible enough to enable users full control of their website content.

    No special skills are required in order to create, publish and manage web pages and related content with Umbraco. Any prior web page editing experience you may have will of course prove useful in terms of understanding what you want your website to do. Anything you can do using HTML can also be done in Umbraco – the functionality is not reduced just because Umbraco is easy to use.

    The Umbraco platform can be utilized for all types of websites – from public websites to intranets and extranets, whether password protected or not. It can even be used to manage multiple websites from a single Umbraco instance. Regardless of the type, authorization to edit them can be given to anybody you choose and as editing is done via a web browser, it can be done at any time and in any place.

    Umbraco is designed to be intuitive and straight-forward so the aim of this manual is to explain each step with clear instructions and help get you editing your website with ease.

    Happy editing!

    Getting Started With Umbraco

    Showing you the ropes on getting started with Umbraco. A walk through on how to log-in, create and publish content, working with pages.

    Working With Content

    How to use the Rich Text Editor.

    Version Management

    How to roll back different versions of content.

    Media Management

    How to work with media, organise folders and image editing.

    Tips and Tricks

    Providing a few tips and tricks on how to work with Content using Umbraco.

    Credits

    This section is based on The Umbraco 7 Editors Manual made by Matt Wootton - originally made for Umbraco 4 by Matt Brailsford: Editors manual.

    Other contributors: Gerty Engrie, David Conlisk, Morten Christensen, Sebastiaan Janssen, Anders Stentebjerg, Janne Mårtensgård, Michael Latouche, Julio Moreno, Becky Amiss, Roos, Richard Eyres, Mike Burgess, Matt Ballington