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Switcher is a simple property editor that works as an alternative to the core true/false datatype.

It can be used for different kinds of true/false values e.g. on/off, active/deactive or enabled/disabled and gives a more visual feedback to the content editor. Furthermore it is great for content editors, who edit content from tablets, where the switch-button is touch friendly.

For labels you can use static values or localized values. To use localized values you refer to keys in language files in /Umbraco/Config/Lang/. You can use existing keys or define a new area or place the keys under an existing area.


<area alias="switcher">
    <key alias="enabled">Enabled</key>
    <key alias="disabled">Disabled</key>



<area alias="switcher">
    <key alias="enabled">Aktiv</key>
    <key alias="disabled">Inaktiv</key>


In the configuration of the datatype you then enter this format {{area_key}}:

On-label text: {{switcher_enabled}} 

Off-label text: {{switcher_disabled}} 

Release notes:


  • New: Nuget package build
  • New: Updated colours and switch styles
  • New: Added option to show on/off icon in toggle button


  • Fix: Set form $dirty property to true, so the editor see the prompt warning about unsaved changes.


  • New: Localization support for labels
  • Fix: Switch class conflicted with class on datepicker in Umbraco 7.1.x


  • Initial release


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version 1.0.3

NuGet install instructions for Umbraco 7.1.0-7.5.0

Install-Package Our.Umbraco.Switcher

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Bjarne Fyrstenborg

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Package Compatibility

This package is compatible with the following versions as reported by community members who have downloaded this package:
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Version 8.18.x (untested)

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Previously reported to work on versions: 7.14.x, 7.13.x, 7.12.x, 7.7.x, 7.6.x, 7.5.x, 7.4.x, 7.3.x, 7.2.x, 7.1.x

Package Information

  • Package owner: Bjarne Fyrstenborg
  • Created: 23/01/2015
  • Current version 1.0.3
  • .NET version 4.0
  • License MIT
  • Downloads on Our: 2.4K
  • Downloads on NuGet: 29K
  • Total downloads : 31.4K

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