Skrift presents: Issue No 24: celebrating 2 years


Extracting High Contrast Colors from Images

by Anders Bjerner

Making a delightful experience for content editors is one of the primary functions of Umbraco. With that in mind, Anders teaches us how to pull the primary colors from images and use a custom property editor to select which colors to use on their pages straight from the back office.


Food and Friction

by Kyle Weems

The websites we create can cause unintended consequences for our users, as some may encounter points of friction from barriers and setbacks that we may be unaware of from our own life experience. Kyle shares his recent challenges with eating, and how that has made him more thoughtful about the human cost of decisions we make with our code and design.

a curated collection of things around the web

Grid Settings

A backoffice extension that makes adding background colors, specifying background size, background repeat, and more a snap for you and your content editors.

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For those times when you need to move more than just one node without spending all day doing it. Genius.

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How to use ModelsBuilder in a multi-project Umbraco solution

An awesome article walking you through how to go about the ModelsBuilder in an Umbraco install with more than one project.

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Find and Replace

Does your marketing team want to replace one buzz word used across the whole site? Cringe no more with this find and replace package that'll make content edits so much more straightforward. We dig it!

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Road to precompiled web application based on Umbraco CMS

Long start up times can seriously hamper your productivity. This blog post walks you through some tips, tricks, and lessons learned to get your dev sites up and running more quickly.

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Don't miss out if there's one near you!



North America

More Umbraco Community Events
uSweFest: 07 April 2017
Last chance! It's this Friday. Grab a ticket if there's any left!
Learn more and sign up
UMBX: 27 April 2017 
UMBX is coming to Frankfurt for the Deutschland Festival. Don't miss out on some awesome learning opportunities.
Learn more and sign up
Umbraco Festival Deutschland: 28 April 2017
The much anticipated and reinvented umbOktoberfest is returning. Make sure to grab a ticket.
Learn more and get a ticket
Codegarden: 7-9 June 2017
The annual gather of the biggest global Umbraco community is returning to Odense. If you only make it to one conference, this is the one to hit. 
Learn more and get a ticket
CodeCabin: 8-11 September 2017 
The Umbraco developer unconference is now accepting applications for 2017. Save your spot!
Learn more and sign up
Umbraco Poland Festival: 15 September 2017 
The second annual Umbraco Poland Festival is returning to Kraków. Save the date and stay tuned for more details!
Umbraco DK Festival: 22 September 2017 
Save the date! Planning for the DK festival is underway.
Learn more and sign up


  • 10-11: Apr: Zwolle, NL
  • 24-28 Apr: Aarhus, DK
  • 24-28 Apr: Stockholm, SE
  • 08-12 May: London, UK
  • 15-18 May: Frankfurt, DE
  • 16 May: London, UK
  • 19-23 Jun: London, UK
  • 26-30 Jun: Utrecht, NL


  • 19-23 Jun: Gold Coast, AU
  • 24-28 Jul: Sydney, AU

North America

  • 10-14 Apr: Chicago, US
  • 15-19 May: Seattle, US
Lots more classes, information & sign up
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