Umbraco is an open source Content Management System (CMS) available in the cloud. Such a featured system has the flexibility to execute anything from small campaigns to complex applications. It is an ideal system for Web designers, developers, and content creators. It serves to be a simple and customizable editing as well as content creation tools. You can simply manage and maintain the website in the manner that you expect.
This system does not guide you how to work; instead, you yourself can decide how to manage content. Through Umbraco, you can’t only publish great multilingual websites but also build the website in the language of your choice.
Umbraco was introduced in 2000. On February 16th, 2005, it was released as an open source CMS. The version released was 2.0, and today, the version 5 is available on the market. The timeline details of Umbraco are as follows:
- 1997: Niels Hartvig got the idea of content management system in the first job wherein Danish CMS has pioneered Lars Buur and Thomson Christensen, as he introduced site in a box.
- 1999: Niels Hartvig designed the first sketches and prototypes to develop and manage websites.
- 2003: Provided combination of classic ASP.com objects developed in VB.NET and .NET web services developed in C#.
- 2004: Provided beta version in October 2004.
- 2006: The team had grown to 45 people.
- 2007: The pro version of Umbraco was announced.
- 2008: Umbraco 4.0 was released.
- 2009: Tools to transfer content and media between environments were released.
- 2010: Umbraco version 4.6 was announced on the Christmas eve.
2011: Umbraco 4.6 version was released.