My first Umbraco Bellissima package, free Jamstack hosting setup, online games night and more...

UMB.FYI 2024-03-20



📰 My first Umbraco Bellissima Package

Warren Buckley has created his first Umbraco V14 Package for the new Umbraco backoffice, called 'Belissma', which uses WebComponents and allows users to view specific content nodes entry in Examine. The package, 'Examine Peek', is available on Nuget and GitHub.
📰 Onwards to Umbraco 13 and Linux – Part 2

Terence Burridge discusses the transition of their TV Whirl site from Umbraco 10 to 13 and Windows to Linux, focusing on custom video functionality. They detail the process of making video functionality cross-platform using FFmpeg and CliWrap, and addressing rewrite rules for compatibility. The author also mentions their commitment to sustainability and performance improvements in the final part.
📰 Remote Image Provider for ImageSharp

Søren Kottal discusses the challenge of integrating third-party images on websites and the lack of control over their dimensions, formats, and availability. They highlight their solution using Umbraco and ImageSharp to gain control over third-party images by creating a provider for ImageSharp to download and manipulate external images. They offer the provider on NuGet and the Umbraco Marketplace for easy use.
📰 Jamstack for free with Azure and Cloudflare

Kenn Jabobsen shares their experience with Cloudflare Pages, using Umbraco as a headless CMS and Azure App Services for free hosting. They build a cafe website with a static site generator, Astro, and fetch data from the Umbraco Delivery API. They deploy the site to Cloudflare Pages and set up webhooks for automatic content deployment.
📰 Let's Talk: Sparking Conversations at Umbraco Spark

Corné Hoskam describes their experience at the Umbraco Spark Innovation Conference 2024 in Bristol, including the pre-party, networking, and various sessions. They express excitement and gratitude for the event, highlighting the engaging talks and the sense of community, and express eagerness to attend future Umbraco events.


Watch & Listen

🎧 The First Rule of the Microsoft MVP Summit

The Microsoft MVP Summit encourages social media sharing but prohibits sharing session content under NDA. Emma and Lotte attended, interviewing five attendees for insights.



📆 March Virtual Meetup - A Look at Umbraco Cloud

2024-03-20 from 15:00 to 17:00 - Online event
📆 Rocket League Gaming Night

2024-03-20 from 21:00 to 23:00 - Online on other
📆 Webinar: Bringing Personalization to Life in Umbraco with uMarketingSuite

March 21st, 11:00 am to 11:45 am (CET) - Hosted on Zoom
📆 Rick B: TypeScript+Content Delivery API & Lisa M: Design and neurodiversity

2024-03-21 from 19:00 to 21:00 - Online event
📆 TUKG Mart Ayı Online Buluşması / TUUG March Online Social

2024-03-26 from 19:00 to 21:00 - Online event
📆 UmbraCymru - Virtual Umbraco Meetup, March 2024

2024-03-27 from 18:30 to 20:30 - Online event
📆 Umbraco Kent Meetup - Getting Personal with Bellissima (v14)

2024-03-28 from 19:00 to 21:00 - Dragon Coworking (Rochester), 7-8 New Road Avenue, Rochester, GB



📦 Community.Umbraco.Checklist

Basic Checklist Dashboard for checking healtchchecks and manual checks
📦 Dragonfly.Umbraco13

A collection of Umbraco Helpers & Models
📦 Dyfort.Umbraco.BingIndexing

Automated submission of URLs from Umbraco sites to the Bing index.
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