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

Downloaded 1254 times - uploaded 06 February 2018


Downloaded 338 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 mention you're using version 7.8.0.
Do a search first though, if the issue already exists, give it a "thumbs up".

Source code

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

Also available on NuGet