Umbraco CMS – Open Source Content Management System in .Net
Interview with Eric Frost, who works at Umbraco HQ to learn more about the Content Management System. Irrespective of Umbraco being popular, many Corporates are still unaware of a sleak CMS platform like Umbraco which made me request for an interview.
What is Umbraco? Tell us how it has evolved over these years?
Umbraco is a Content Management System that is free for everyone to use. It is based on .Net technology and is supported by the friendliest community in the world.
It has a really easy learning curve, that everyone can dig into. It started out in 2005 with one man starting it all. At present date we have 30+ employees in our firm.
List some of the best features of Umbraco.
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You can make your Umbraco implementations just as you’re used to, including custom .NET assemblies.
Looking for something specific? There is a high chance that our lovely community members already has an answer for you!
Several Corporates are researching for alternative CMS. Provide some reasons for them to consider Umbraco CMS.
– The corporates can evaluate themselves on this. It is free and open for everyone.
– But to give them something, it can work in a load balanced setup.
– Do you need a headless CMS? Our guide on our forums to can give you a headstart for this configuration.
When did you started providing hosting services?
In 2014 we launched the UaaS, Umbraco as a Service. This changed to Umbraco Cloud in 2015.
Share some tips for professionals to select the right Content Management System.
When you are looking for a CMS do not be blinded by all the features it has. Look at a CMS that fits your needs. Are you trying to create website that can handle 20.000+ request in a setup that uses API calls to post data into a remote database or are you making a webshop for your grandmas clothing store?
Umbraco has many features but not all of them are going to usefull for every project that you make.
“Build better websites with Umbraco”
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