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This is the main Umbraco download, generally you won't need anything else.

Downloaded 992 times - uploaded 06 February 2018


Downloaded 181 times - uploaded 06 February 2018

Release notes

The highlights of 7.8 are: 

  • Tours and contextual help, get both first-time users and your editors to use Umbraco more effectively
  • A complete redesign of the Info tab (the artist formerly known as the "Generic properties" tab)
  • Enhanced support for load balancing
  • Enhanced security features

Make sure to read the blog post about this release for more information.

Please be aware that:

When you're using Umbraco on a server with a different timezone then your local timezone, the new info tab has some problems using the date pickers. A workaround in the form of 2 javascript files is available:

When you upgrade Umbraco using NuGet, the UI.xml file doesn't get updated correctly, a workaround is available:

These two issues do not occur on any Cloud sites. A fix for these issues will be rolled out in version 7.8.1 shortly.

Related changes from the issue tracker

Issues & Tasks

Getting started

Make sure to give the installation instructions a read.

Check the free foundation videos on how to get started building Umbraco sites. They're available from:

World's best community

You'll find our über active community working hard to help each other at Our Umbraco: https://our.umbraco.com

Upgrading from older versions

Make sure to read the upgrade instructions before you attempt an upgrade.

Found a bug?

We're happy to help you with any problems you encounter, so please report them in the issue tracker and use the “Affected versions” field to set it to 7.8.0.
Do a search first though, if the issue already exists, give it an extra vote.

Source code

The source for this specific release is available for download from the repository (click the "ZIP" button).

Also available on NuGet