Creating websites

This section shows you some beginner tools and information to get you started with Umbraco. From making a local installation to extending the backoffice.

In this section, you will find information on which frameworks, languages, and platforms to use with Umbraco to create user-friendly and responsive websites.

There is a set of key concepts that you will need to familiarize yourself with. This section will give you the details you need as well as introduce you to how you can work with them in the Umbraco backoffice.

We've even included some helpful tutorials which you can follow for creating a basic site to get you started.

How Umbraco works

Your website's content is based on Document Types. Each of these Document Types is structured by Properties made up of Data Types, and each Data Type has an underlying Property Editor.

Once you've created content based on the Document Types, they will be published on your website using Templates.

There are a lot of terminologies here! Let's look at breaking those terms down:

Defining content in Umbraco using Document Types

What is a Data Type?

What is a Property Editor?

Working with Templates

Try it out

Learn how to create a website with Umbraco

Video: Create an Umbraco website

Other resources

How can translations be used with content?

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