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ViewEngine

Themed Based Views - Using a view engine in Umbraco

In our website applications in TRES, we have an option for Mult Site. This means that you can have multiple sites in one Umbraco CMS with a different look and feel. 

But we don't want to have duplicate content types or datatypes. We develop our applications in a way that we reuse a lot of element types for editing experience.

But on some occasions, we need to override the cshtml in such a way that it's completely different than the original. 

You can do this within the view but Asp.NET MVC also has an option for view engines.

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Quick Tip Ngrok

Quick Tip: Debugging Umbraco webhooks with Ngrok

I use Ngrok as a tool to expose my local server to the internet. It helps me by creating a secure tunnel from the public internet to my application on my local machine.

This is extremely useful when I need to test an external web service that is pushing data to our applications. Especially when there is an error with that service in production, or when I can't use it directly for local development. Sometimes the error only occurs in your web application in production mode. Then, it could be a data error where your local environments can't access this data directly.

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Multi Targeting Blog

Compatibility Across Versions: Multi-Targeting in Umbraco 10 and 13 Package Development

Released on December 14, 2023, Umbraco 13 is the next long-term supported (LTS) version, built on the latest Microsoft .NET framework, specifically .NET 8 and ASP.NET Core 8, and utilizes C# 12.

At my company TRES, we only support LTS versions because they are supported for longer periods and don't contain experimental features.

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