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Umbraco Forms - Basics

Umbraco Forms Introduction:
a) Stores the forms in the /App_Plugins/UmbracoForms/Data/forms/ folder
b)  Stores the forms in JSON format
c)  Gives each form a GUID, such as: ea-3e73-4b99-9d81-3055149e3c2e.json that can be used to reference the forms.

In the main umbraco template add links to, 

JQUERY, Jquery ValidationJquery Unobtrusive ValidationEX:
   <!-- Javascripts -->     <script src="/js/jquery.min.js"></script>     <script src="/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script> <script src="/scripts/fanoe.js"></script> <script src=""></script> <script src=""></script>

Umbraco Forms, list Forms from Directory: @inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage
@using System.Xml.XPath
@using System.IO;

    Layout = "Master.cshtml";


var …

Umbraco 7 Partial View - Main Navigation - C# - Razor - With Home Page

@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage
@{ var home = CurrentPage.Site(); }

@if (home.Children.Any())
    @* Get the first page in the children *@
    var naviLevel = home.Children.First().Level;

    @* Add in level for a CSS hook *@

        @* For each child page under the home node *@
        foreach (var childPage in home.Children)

if(childPage.umbracoNaviHide != true)
if (childPage.Children.Any())
<li class="has-child @(childPage.IsAncestorOrSelf(CurrentPage) ? "current-menu-item page_item" : null)">
@if(childPage.DocumentTypeAlias == "LandingPage")
<a href="@childPage.Url">@childPage.navigationName</a>
} else {
<a href="@childPage.Url">@childPage.navigationName </a>
<li class="@(childPage.IsAncestorOrSelf(CurrentPage) ? "current-menu-item page_item" : null)">
<a href="@childPage.Url"…

Umbraco 7 - Partial View - Get RSS Feed and Check Status Code - C# - Razor

The following script displays an RSS feed from another web site and first cehcks to see if the feed is available.

@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage
@using System.Xml;
           var rssFeedTitle = @ViewData["RSStitle"];
  var rssFeedURL = @ViewData["RSSURL"];


var request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create("");
request.Method = "HEAD";

var response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();

//Get the XML from remote URL
XmlDocument xml = new XmlDocument();

//URL currently hardcoded - but you could use a macro param to pass in URL
xml.Load("" + @rssFeedURL);

//Select the nodes we want to loop through
//XmlNodeList nodes = xml.SelectNodes("//item[position() <= 3]");
XmlNodeList nodes = xml.SelectNodes("//item");

//Traverse the entire XML nodes.
foreach (XmlNode node in nodes)

var title = node.SelectSingleNode(&qu…

Umbraco 7 - Partial View - List FAQs - OR List Child Subpages of a particular Document Type

Umbraco 7: List Child Subpages of a particular Document Type
@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage @if (CurrentPage.Children("FAQ").Any()) { <div class="toggle-main faq"> @foreach (var childPage in CurrentPage.Children("FAQ")) { <div class="toggle"> <div class="toggle-title"> <!--FAQ title--> <h3><!-- <i class="fa fa-question"></i> -->@childPage.faqquestion</h3> </div> <div class="toggle-content"> <!--FAQ Detail--> <div class="entry-content"> @childPage.faqanswer </div> </div> </div> } </div> }

Umbraco 7 - Partial View Bradcrumbs

  <nav class="bread-crumb">
         <ul class="breadcrumb clearfix">
      @foreach(var level in CurrentPage.Ancestors().Where("Visible"))
  <li><a href="@level.Url">@level.Name</a><span class="divider"></span></li>

Umbraco 7 - C# Razor - Passing a parameter variable from a Template to a Partial View.

Passing a parameter variable from a Template to a Partial View Example - Passing a Page Id to a Partial View.
In the example below we are passing 3 page Ids (1090. 1091, 1092) to a partial view.  The Partial View will display the details for each of these nodes on a home page.  See final output below.

1) In your Template:
@Html.Partial("HomePageLinksToLandingPages", new ViewDataDictionary{{ "pageId", 1090}}) @Html.Partial("HomePageLinksToLandingPages", new ViewDataDictionary{{ "pageId", 1091}}) @Html.Partial("HomePageLinksToLandingPages", new ViewDataDictionary{{ "pageId", 1092}})

2) The Partial View:
@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage @{ var thisPageId = 1090; var stringPage = @ViewData["pageId"]; thisPageId = Convert.ToInt32(stringPage); } <div class="col-md-4"> <article class="common-blog-pos…

Umbraco Razor A to Z Loop iterate Through Media Folders:

Umbraco Razor A to Z Loop iterate Through Media Folders:
@using Examine @using Examine.SearchCriteria @using UmbracoExamine @using System.Xml.XPath @helper DisplayDocImage(string thisExtension) { switch (thisExtension) { case "docx": case "doc": case "rtf": { @Html.Raw("Word Document"); break; } case "xls": case "xlsx": { @Html.Raw("Excel Spreadsheet Document"); break; } case "ppt": case "pps": case "pptx": case "ppsx": { @Html.Raw("Powerpoint Document"); …

Umbraco Razor - Delete Pages by Category

The following script allows the User to delete a list of Event Pages by selecting a category:

The Second Example is the same as the First except the Umbraco Data type is listed in a Dropdown.

Example 1:

@inherits umbraco.MacroEngines.DynamicNodeContext @using umbraco.cms.businesslogic.web @{ @* 1. Get the Querystring that Contains the Catecory from Part 3 *@ var qdeleteCat = Request["deleteCat"]; /* Filter*/ if (Request["deleteCat"] != null) { qdeleteCat = Request["deleteCat"]; } else { qdeleteCat = ""; } @* ------------------------------------------------------------- *@ @* 2. Get the Querystring that Contains the Confrim from Part 3 *@ var qConfirm = Request["confirmDelete"]; /* Filter*/ if (Request["confirm…