Here at Flint Studios, we’ve been working with Umbraco
for years and our team have a wealth of expertise and experience under our belt.
If you haven’t yet considered Umbraco
as the CMS of choice for your next web project, then get stuck into this blog and we’ll show you why we believe it’s the right platform for you...
Who Uses Umbraco?
Much like WordPress, Umbraco
is an open-source Content Management System however unlike WordPress, it’s built on .NET technology and is used to run enterprise-level websites - think Microsoft, McDonald’s, Mercedes Benz and Amnesty International to name just a few! Umbraco is loved by developers and used by thousands around the world! To be precise there are 502,567 active installs across the world currently.
Why Choose Umbraco?
enables our designers and developers to build integrated websites, providing a smooth editing experience that facilitates the creation of user-centric webpages.
Umbraco gives users the ability to enrich content with taxonomies that ensure that the right message is delivered to the right people, therefore promoting lead generation and accelerating purchasing decisions.
Umbraco is a Flexible CMS
Umbraco gives you a platform where you have the freedom to do and manage things your way. Every project has different needs and requirements and instead of packing a system with options and buttons that may or may not be relevant for you, we keep it neat and open with Umbraco
Intuitive editing experience
Ensure your website or digital project stays alive, relevant and updated with Umbraco’s excellent content editor. Whether it’s text, photos or videos - Umbraco
makes sure your content is updated frequently and gets presented exactly the way you’ve intended, no matter what device your visitors are on.
A strong Umbraco ecosystem
is backed by a professional and highly skilled commercial company, an open-source community of over 200,000 talented users and a dedicated partner system which all in all, make sure Umbraco stays up-to-date, sturdy and level.
Umbraco vs Wordpress
Who Can Build My Umbraco Website? (And, why you should choose Flint Studios)
|At its core
||Designed and built for content management
Very SEO friendly
Easy to use
Umbraco cloud for hosting
+300 extensions expert tools
SEO Friendly using plugin
Easy to use
Easy to customize
||There are not many plugins available
Lack of security
Relies heavily on plugins and third-parties
Requires a lot of coding and customization
Umbraco is a high-performance database and has a limited number of plugins. This makes it easier to control and thus reduces the data security concerns that other CMSs can face.
No guarantee that a third-party plugin update won’t negatively affect your website
||Yes - Storm Commerce eCommerce platform available
Not ideally- but plugins there are eCommerce plugins available
||Page builder makes it easier and simpler to create, edit and upload pages
This can be done easily, however, through templates - each page isn’t bespoke
||Free Step-by-step video and written documentation and tutorials
Umbraco Fundamentals training course
Submit a form online
Online tutorials for starting, creating, customising and connecting your website
have a dedicated team of in-house Umbraco developers that have built up years of industry expertise in creating websites that take businesses to the next level.
By working closely alongside clients, we understand that a beautiful website alone is not enough; to properly serve your audience, you will need additional functionality. And that’s where Umbraco
comes in. Thanks to its full API for both front and back end, our specialists are able to seamlessly integrate data from your existing systems with your new website.
Whether it’s a stock control management system, a third-party booking engine or something else, you can count on us to create unison between your current business channels, resulting in a more consistent brand experience overall.
Get in touch with Flint Studios to discuss your requirements today on +44 028 9045 5554 or
. One of our Umbraco experts would be happy to chat!