Looking to try Umbraco?

Umbraco Cloud is the easiest and fastest way to use Umbraco yet with full support for all your custom .NET code and integrations. You're up and running in less than a minute and your life will be made easier with automated upgrades and a built-in deployment engine.

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When you want to integrate custom .NET code, you can clone it to your local machine as it's all powered by Git and even comes with a powerful deployment setup out of the box, that lets you deploy new iterations of your site with the click of a button. See how it works:

Install Umbraco

If you want to DIY you can install Umbraco via NuGet. It's the same version of Umbraco CMS that powers Umbraco cloud, but you'll need to find a place to host yourself and handling deployments and upgrades is all down to you.

dotnet add package Umbraco.Cms --version 10.1.0

See all previous and upcoming releases.

We recommend using the .NET CLI to start running Umbraco locally.

Or check out all other options for setting up Umbraco locally.

Windows server requirements:
  • IIS 8 and higher
  • SQL Server 2012 and higher
  • .NET 6.0.5
  • Ability to set file permissions to include create/read/write (or better) for the user that "owns" the Application Pool for your site (NETWORK SERVICE, typically)