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Super Doc Type Create Menu


Excitingly this will now be part of the Umbraco Core as of V8.12 - https://umbraco.com/blog/umbraco-812-release-candidate/

When you upgrade to v8.12, you can uninstall this package!

May I take this opportunity to thank you for your custom, and hope you've enjoyed using the package to create your Document Types and Element structures in Umbraco V8.

For future customers, I leave this here if you happen to be using an earlier version of Umbraco 8 and can't upgrade to 8.12.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I don't uninstall the package?

The package hooks into the DocumentType MenuRendering event to hijack the existing Create menu item to point to a custom SuperDocTypeCreate view, with the dll still in place, this will still happen, and you will not see the new core version of the menu!

But all should still function correctly.

The only difference between the package and the core version is the 'view', and currently the only differences between these views are some of the descriptions, and that these descriptions can now be translated.

Removing the package and the Moriyama.SuperDocTypeCreate.dll will allow the core version of the view to be displayed, and allow you to take advantage of future core improvements to this menu. 

Original Description

A package to replace the Document Type 'Create' menu in Umbraco V8.4 and above with a 'super' version that provides additional options and explanations to support people who are new to Umbraco, to help understand the different flavours of Document Types that can be created. This is also useful for experienced users of Umbraco who want a quick way to create an Element Type document type from the create menu.


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version 1.0.3

NuGet install instructions for Umbraco 8.4.0-8.18.13

Install-Package moriyama.superdoctypecreate

Package owner

Marc Goodson

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Package Compatibility

This package is compatible with the following versions as reported by community members who have downloaded this package:
Untested or doesn't work on Umbraco Cloud
Version 8.18.x (untested)

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Previously reported to work on versions: 8.5.x, 8.4.x

Package Information

  • Package owner: Marc Goodson
  • Created: 24/01/2020
  • Current version 1.0.3
  • .NET version 4.7.2
  • License MIT
  • Downloads on Our: 242
  • Downloads on NuGet: 14K
  • Total downloads : 14.2K

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