Applies to Umbraco 6.x and newer

    The FileService acts as a "gateway" to Umbraco data for operations which are related to Scripts, Stylesheets and Templates.

    Browse the API documentation for FileService.

    • Namespace: Umbraco.Core.Services
    • Assembly: Umbraco.Core.dll

    All samples in this document will require references to the following dll:

    • Umbraco.Core.dll

    All samples in this document will require the following using statements:

    using Umbraco.Core;
    using Umbraco.Core.Models;
    using Umbraco.Core.Services;

    Please note that this page will be updated with samples and additional information about the methods listed below

    Getting the service

    The FileService is available through the ApplicationContext, but the if you are using a SurfaceController or the UmbracoUserControl then the FileService is available through a local Services property.


    Getting the service through the ApplicationContext:



    .GetTemplate(string alias)

    Gets a single ITemplateObject object.

    .DeleteTemplate(string alias, int userId = 0)

    Delete a single ITemplateObject object.

    .Save(ITemplate template)

    Saves a single Template object.