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How to download and install the latest version of Umbraco CMS

The quickest way to get up and running with the latest version of Umbraco 10 and above is using the command line interface. 

Step 1

Open your command line.

You can do this by navigating to any folder on your machine and typing cmd into the browser bar followed by the enter key.

Step 2

Install the Umbraco templates with:

dotnet new -i Umbraco.Templates

Step 3

To create a new project, run:

dotnet new umbraco --name MyProject

Please note, what you name your project is up to you. For instance, if you name it NewWebsite you would run the following instead:

dotnet new umbraco --name NewWebsite

Step 4

Enter the project folder, it will be the folder containing the .csproj file

Step 5

Run and build your project using 

dotnet run

Step 6

The console will output a message similar to: 

[10:57:39 INF] Now listening on: https://localhost:44388

Step 7

Open your preferred browser and navigate to the local URL.

Step 8

Follow instructions on the installer to complete the installation of Umbraco.