Installing Umbraco is pretty simple but it’s always good to have a reference as general it isn’t something you do too often. This tutorial aimsÂ to step you through how to install Umbraco on your local computer so if there is anything I have missed please comment below.What you need A Windows PC (mine is running Windows 10) Microsoft Visual Studio (I use the Community Edition because it’s free, you can find it hereÂ https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/products/visual-studio-community-vs.aspx) Microsoft SQL Server with Tools (I use the 2014 version which can be found hereÂ https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=42299) Microsoft .NET 4.5 [...]
We have had a lot of occasions lately where clients have an Umbraco site but then want to run a promotion and point a domain to a promotional landing page. In the past (before they migrated to Umbraco) we used to just build flat HTML pages and run off a separate server but now we setupÂ Umbraco multi domains so we can point domains to custom landing pages (or internal nodes) in a minute.
Here’s how we do it…In IIS add a new binding to the site in question:
Go into the backend of Umbraco and on the node you’d like to point the new domain to, right click then click Cultures and Hostnames: