U.S. Summit lookback, headless forms, Umbraco secrets, hacks and tips, and much more...

UMB.FYI 2023-10-18


Umbraco HQ

📰 uProfile October 2023 - Laura Weatherhead

Meet Laura Weatherhead, a 5x Umbraco MVP and Full-stack .NET Developer with a decade of experience. She contributes actively to the Umbraco community, speaks at events, and co-hosts a podcast. Laura values Umbraco's openness and honesty. Currently, she's working on an Umbraco headless solution and enjoys circus training and unique experiences.
📰 Umbraco Heartcore Update October 2023

Umbraco Heartcore, a headless SaaS offering, is undergoing a core dependency upgrade for performance enhancements and new features like the Block Grid editor. Plan tiers are changing in 2024, offering more lenient restrictions. Rate limits on APIs and deprecation of Nested Content and Grid property editors are also announced.
📷 Umbraco U.S Summit 2023 photos

Official photographs from this years Umbraco U.S. Summit now available.
👷‍♂️ Software Technical Supporter Job Opening

Do you believe that going to work every day should be fun? Do you want to learn and grow with relevant technical support experience? We are currently searching for a team player to join our Umbraco Support (SWAT) team at Umbraco HQ in Odense.



📰 Using Umbraco Forms Headless API

Carole demonstrates how to submit forms via an API in Umbraco using Postman. She covers setting up a form, exploring Umbraco Form APIs, configuring Umbraco for API calls, and submitting form data.
📰 How to change the currency in Umbraco Commerce (Vendr)

A notification handler was utilized in Umbraco Commerce (Vendr) to change currency at the right point in the pipeline, ensuring it updates on each page request by setting the relevant country code, store ID, and default currency for the country.
📰 How to show Publish buttons for your content app - Umbraco

Patrick shares a discovery on displaying save and publish buttons for Umbraco content apps. By injecting contentAppHelper and adding the app alias, developers can ensure the save and publish buttons appear, improving workflow and functionality.
📰 Umbraco lifehack: How to setup anchor/jump links in Umbraco without making code changes

Nurhak encounters an issue with setting up anchor/jump links in Umbraco due to missing unique IDs in page sections. By using the View Source Code feature in the RTE to add IDs, he was able to resolve the problem, enabling efficient anchor linking while empowering content editors.
📰 A transatlantic gathering of friends

Highlights from the Umbraco US Summit: 1) AI enhancing developer productivity, 2) Extensive use of APIs for collaboration, 3) Emphasizing composability in development. The summit showcased a strong community ethos and discussed tech trends like AI's role in coding efficiency, enterprise AI integration, package contributions, and burnout in the tech industry.


Watch & Listen

📺 umbraCoffee #296 - Umbraco Secrets, Hacks, Hints & Tips?

This episode discusses the latest updates in Umbraco, including the Umbraco HQ company day and Umbraco CI/CD flow. Andy Boot shares his experiences and involvement in the Umbraco community. There were mentions of various package releases and upcoming meetups. The discussion also touched on Umbraco upgrades and debugging using Git tags.
📺 US Summit 2023 | Official aftermovie

Thank you for a fantastic Umbraco U.S. Summit 2023! Watch an official aftermovie covering all three events comprising this amazing event.
📺 Umbraco Cloud: appSettings Transform

When working on Umbraco Cloud, you might want to have different settings for your environments. On Umbraco Cloud, every project comes with three extra appSettings.json files - appsettings.Development.json -appsettings.Staging.json - appsettings.Production.json You can use these files to add environment-specific configurations that is only needed on a specific environment on your Umbraco Cloud project.
🎧 Profitability Without Price Tags

Emma Burstow, Director of Developer Relations at Umbraco, discusses how we can marry community needs with business needs, and her concept of "profitability without price tags."



🚀 Our Community RssView

Rss feed view property editor for Umbraco 10+
📦 SeoToolkit v3.4.0 & v2.6.0

Twitter fields, new fallbacks, configure while creating and much more
📦 Contentment v4.5.0

Data picker editor, backoffice sections data source, disabled content blocks and much more



📆 Headless Series: Unlocking the Future: Umbraco 12's Astonishing Headless Wonders

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 5:00 PM IST - Location TBD
📆 Hacktoberfest special - Contribute to Umbraco

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 6:30 PM to Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 8:30 PM BST - Hays Edinburgh, 7 Castle Street · Edinburgh
📆 Umbraco Bellissima and Cloud CI/CD

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:00 PM to Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 7:30 PM AEDT - Hybrid. Luminary, Level 1, 195 Little Collins Street · Melbourne
📆 Umbraco London does HacktoberFest (virtual)

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:30 PM to Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 9:30 PM BST - Online event
📆 October Meetup — Dressing Up, Messing Up, and Blessings in Disguise

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 8:00 PM to Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 9:00 PM BST - Online event
📆 Umbraco UK Festival 2023

2nd & 3rd of November 2023 @ 31 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY



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