General Settings

    As a child node under Settings you'll find the General node. Here you will find a long list of settings and configuration options for your website. The general settings will apply to the entire website.

    In this article you can learn more about the various options as well as get an idea of what the settings will affect.

    The general settings node is divided into 7 different groups:

    General

    A set of different configuration options.

    Title Signature

    Optional text that will be added to title on all pages on your website. E.g. if the pagename is Start and your Title Signature is " - by Umbraco", the full title of the page will be "Start - by Umbraco".

    Twitter Username

    Fill in your Twitter handle, which will be used ...

    Contact Form Email and Contact Form Subject

    When using the Content Form widget, you can use these to define the email that should receive the forms submissions and the subject of the mails sent to that receiver.

    SEO

    The SEO (Search Engine Optimization) group on the General settings node lets you manage all the general SEO settings on your website.

    Company Name

    Will be added as the alt value on the company logo, whenever it's displayed on the website.

    These will be used main in the right side of the top navigation of the website.

    Site Name, Phone Number, Email, Latitude and Longitude

    These are all used in Open Graph meta tags in the website <head> tag, which will help improve SEO on your website.

    Newsletter

    When you have a Newsletter service setup using either MailChimp or Campaign Monitor, make sure to configure it here. It will enable you to use the Newsletter widget.

    Email Marketing Provider

    Choose your provider from a dropdown list.

    Currently we support MailChimp and Campaign Monitor.

    API Key

    In order for your website to connect with the external, you will need to add in your API key.

    Default Subscriber List ID

    In order to choose which list your users will be subscribing to from your website, set the List ID here.

    Instagram

    In order to use the Instagram Feed widget, you will need to configure the following settings:

    Username

    Your Instagram username, without @.

    User ID

    Your Instragram User ID which you can find by using this tool: Find your User ID

    Access Token

    You will need to add your access token as well, in order for your Umbraco Uno project to connect.

    Your website already has a built-in cookie consent template set up. In this group of properties, you can manage the contents and decide whether you want to enable it on your website.

    When this is checked, the cookie consent dialog will be shown on you website for all new visitors.

    Text

    What the cookie consent dialog says is entirely up to you. We recommmend mentioned all cookies you've setup yourself, including the once that ships with Umbraco Cloud.

    Adds a link to the cookie consent dialog, which the customer can follow to learn more about your cookies policies. You can choose to add an external/internal URL or choose an existing page from your website.

    Dismiss Button Text

    Define what the text on the dismiss button should say.

    Theme

    The cookie consent dialog comes with the pre-defined themes: One with black background, and one with white background.

    Position

    You can choose between three different layouts for the cookie consent dialog:

    • A box that floats in the bottom-left of your website (float-left)
    • A box that floats in the bottom-right of your website (float-right)
    • A full-width banner at the bottom of your website (banner-bottom)

    Cookie Consent Dialog

    The Search group has only a single configuration option where you can decide to show search results in a grid. With this view, the search results will include the SEO image set on the pages found.

    The default search view is a traditional list view.

    Tracking and Access

    As the final group on the General settings node, you can connect your Google tools with the website. The tools you can connect through here is Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Google Maps.

    None of these are required, but we do recommend adding a Google Maps API Key, as they will enable you to use the Map widget.

    You can also enable comments by adding your Disqus shortname. Learn more about this works on the official Disqus documentation.