Awesome Umbraco! Awesome

A collection of awesome Umbraco CMS packages, resources and shiny things.

Inspired by awesome lists. For general C#/.NET please see the awesome-dotnet collection!


Contributions are always welcome!

Please read the contribution guidelines and quality standard page before making a pull-request. If you see a resource or package here that is no longer maintained, please submit a pull request to help improve this collection.

Thank you to all contributors, you are awesome and this list wouldn't be possible without you! The goal is to build a categorized community-driven collection of very well-known resources.

This list is for Umbraco v8, if you looking for v7, you can find those here.

Please note * indicates that the package is commercial or may require a license to unlock all features.



  • #h5yr - High Five, You Rock!
  • Blog Posts - blog posts by members of the Umbraco community and Umbraco HQ.
  • Candid Contributions - a fortnightly podcast discussing all things Umbraco and open source.
  • Skrift - a monthly magazine for sharing knowledge in the Umbraco community.
  • umbraCoffee - a weekly YouTube series discussing recent Umbraco news.
  • Unicorner - YouTube series from the Chief Unicorn, Niels Hartvig.
  • Official YouTube Channel - the Umbraco community YouTube channel.

Backoffice extensions

  • Nexu - Keeps tracks of internal links by parsing property data. Will warn editors when something is "in use" when deleting or unpublishing. It's extensible so you can create parsers for your own property or grid editors.
  • Plumber - adds a heap of useful bits and pieces to Umbraco, to allow multi-staged workflow approval.
  • Robots.txt editor - Edit robots.txt from within the back-office.
  • Translation Manager* - lets you handle all of the steps of the translation process from within Umbraco.
  • UI-O-Matic - Auto generate an integrated crud UI in Umbraco for a db table based on a petapoco poco.
  • Page Not Found Manager - Manage your sites 404 page(s) from Umbraco.

Form Builders

  • Formulate - Build website forms (contact forms, newsletter sign ups, surveys, job applications) with no coding.
  • Umbraco Forms* - The new Contour, use this to add forms to your site. (Developed by Umbraco HQ)

Grid Editors

Property Editors

  • Meganav - A flexible, draggable link picker for constructing site navigation menus, big or small.
  • OEmbed Picker Property Editor - Property editor to allow embedding 3rd party media like Youtube, Vimeo, ... outside of the rich text editor.
  • Skybrud.ImagePicker - a configurable image picker that can be used as either a property editor or grid editor. Each image can be supplemented with a title, description and/or link.
  • Styled Editors - A configural property editor to "replace" the generic textbox & textarea properties. It allows for inline CSS as well as adding classes and having placeholder text.
  • Switcher - A simple property editor that works as an alternative to the core true/false datatype.
  • Terratype - A fully featured maps data type supporting multiple map providers (Google Maps, Bing, Leaflet).

SEO Tools

  • SEO Checker* - find common SEO issues in your Umbraco website.

Developer tools

  • Optimus - Bundling and minification of your CSS and Javascript.
  • uSync - Syncing tool for reading and writing the database elements to disk.
  • Skybrud.Umbraco.Redirects - Redirects manager for Umbraco.
  • Our HealthChecks - Adds addtional health checks to the back office.


eCommerce & CRM

  • Vendr* - eCommerce built on top of Umbraco.
  • uCommerce* - .NET eCommerce platform, seamlessly integrates with Umbraco.

Starter Kits

Website utilities

  • Slimsy - Responsive Images using Slimmage for Umbraco.
  • Matryoshka - Adding back tabs in Umbraco

Code Libraries


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