Umbraco themes built for the responsive web

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Handyman is a fully featured and stylish Umbraco theme perfect fit for any web project. Handyman's subtle gradients and interactive animations will engage any user as they navigate around. Stand out from the crowd with this unique starter kit.

 

Handyman Theme Features

Below is just some of the functionality available in Handyman. For full details please read the uSkinned starter kit tour.

Video Banners

Enhance user engagement with a video banner on any page. 

 

Background Options

Advanced options on all components when used on an Advanced Page or Blog Post.

 

Standard Component Options

Choose a background colour and/or image for a Standard Component when you are using it on an Advanced Page or Blog Post.

 

Page Components

Under every page or blog post in your site you will find a folder called Page Components. Here you can add a wide variety of predesigned web components including Slideshows, Banner Carousels, Tabbed content plus loads more.

 

Newsletter Signup

Our themes are integrated with both MailChimp and Campaign Monitor. Simply choose which service you'd like to use and then enter your API Key and Subscriber List ID.

 

Cookie Notice

Add and configure a slide up cookie notice to allow your users to opt in or out.

 

Hide Header / Footer

From the Properties tab on any page you can quickly hide your header and/or footer. This is ideal for a one page site or for a campaign specific page that you would like hidden from your main website. 

 

Plus loads more with Handyman

This is just some of the functionality available in Handyman. For full details please read the uSkinned starter kit tour.

 

Theme Information

First Released
15 May 2015
Current Version Number
2.2
Current Version Release Date
24 Nov 2017
Umbraco Versions Tested
7.7.2 to 7.7.7
Browser support
IE9, IE10, IE11, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari (latest), Chrome (latest), Opera (latest)

Theme Updates

Update to USNContactFormSurfaceController.cs and USNNewsletterSignupSurfaceController.cs. HttpUtility.JavascriptStringEncode used to output all dynamic JavaScript. Solves issues of error message not being displayed if message contains JavaScript escape characters.
Update to USNAdvancedPageBlogPost.cshtml. Added missing FooterScripts section containing Disqus comment count script.
Update to USN_AC_BannerSection.cshtml, USN_AC_CarouselSection.cshtml, USN_AC_PodSection.cshtml, USN_AC_TabbedListingSection.cshtml, USN_AC_TextVideoOrImageSection.cshtml, USN_AC_WindowSection.cshtml, USN_BlogAuthorship.cshtml, USN_BlogListing.cshtml, USN_BlogListItem.cshtml, USN_MainImage.cshtml, USN_StandardPageHeaderSection.cshtml, USN_SWP_ImagePod.cshtml, USN_SWP_VideoPod.cshtml, USN_SC_GallerySection.cshtml, USN_SC_SlideshowSection.cshtml. Image crops now using new crop alias to give maximum control over image crops.
New Data Type USN Image Cropper. This replaces the default Image Cropper used for umbracoFile on Image Media Types. Provides maximum control over how images of each size used across the site are cropped.
Update to USN_SubPageListing.cshtml. Fixed issue where pages that have been hidden from navigation are still displayed in the sub page listing.
New Data Type USN Rotate Speed. Used for autoRotateSpeed property on Document Types 'Banner Section', 'Carousel Section' and 'Slideshow Section'. Update to USN_AC_BannerSection.cshtml, USN_AC_CarouselSection.cshtml and USN_SC_SlideshowSection.cshtml to recognise new property. Provides nicer editor experience on these Document Types.
New option 'Hide from search engines' added to the 'Properties' tab of all pages. If selected a 'noindex' meta tag is added to the page.
All page components with repeating elements updated to use the new Umbraco List View feature.
New option 'Image order' added to the 'Window Section' component allowing you to decide if larger or smaller images should appear first.
Update to Newsletter Signup Sitewide Pod to fix issue with signups not working.
Update to layout.css and application.js to fix issue with navigation staying open on touch devices.
Update to USN_AC_BannerSection.cshtml. Changed position of scroll prompt. Solved issue with scroll prompt being hidden if no text or buttons added to banner. 
Update to USN_TabbedListingSection.cshtml. Only show tabs when more than one listing page selected
Update to USNAdvancedPage.cshtml, USNAdvancedPageBlogPost.cshtml, USNBlogLandingPage.cshtml, USNLoginPage.cshtml, USNSearchResultsPage.cshtml, USNSitemapPage.cshtml, USNStandardPage.cshtml, USNStandardPageBlogPost.cshtml. Include logic to add custom classes to body tag if entered in CMS.
 Update to USN_AC_ThumbnailSlider.cshtml, USN_SC_GallerySection.cshtml. Change functionality to disable link to image if no link has been entered and lightwindow has been disabled.
 USN_TopNavigation.cshtml renamed to USN_SecondaryNavigation.cshtml
 Update to USN_BlogMeta.cshtml. Remove link from author name if no link entered in CMS.
 Update to USNMaster.cshtml. Tilda added before all references to local stylesheets and javascript files.
 Update to USNInstaller.dll. Added logic to create Template hierarchy when package installed.
 Update to USNStarterKit.dll. Change logic that displays Vimeo video in liqhtwindow so that this works when website is served via https.

Issue with header rendering. Following files updated:
~/App_Plugins/USN.Heading/views/usn.heading.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_BannerSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_FeaturedBlogSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_PodSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_SignupSubpageListingSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_TabbedListingSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_TextSignupSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_TextVideoOrImageSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_ThumbnailSlider.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNAdvancedPageComponents/USN_AC_WindowSection.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNForms/USN_ContactForm.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNForms/USN_NewsletterSignup.cshtml
~/Views/Partials/USNMiscPageElements/USN_OutroStripSection.cshtml
~/views/Partials/USNMiscPageElements/USN_StandardPageHeaderSection.cshtml

Major rebuild. See our blog post for further details.
Minor update to package installer to fix intermittent installation issues.
Update to USN_SEOPageHead.cshtml. Logic changed when checking for OG Image.
Update to rteditor.css. With Umbraco 7.3.0 stylesheets are no longer stored in the database. Custom styles require specific comment format in order to work when using Formats dropdown in Rich Text Editor Data Type.
Updated package installer and App_Code/USNBusinessLogic/RegisterEvent.cs. ContentService now called using ApplicationContext.Current.Services.ContentService rather than new ContentService() which no longer exists in 7.3.0
Updated package installer to work with Umbraco version 7.2.7
Update to Package installer to correctly setup Data Type USN General Pod Picker and Data Type USN Footer Pod Picker to point to correct Content Start Node.
Update to USN_Breadcrumb.cshtml. Breadcrumb enhancement with improvements to rich snippets.
Update to USN_FooterSocialLinks.cshtml. Fixed incorrect Flickr footer social link.
Property 'Thumbnail image' on 'Video Pod' Document Type updated to use Image Cropper. Updated USN_SWP_VideoPod.cshtml to recognise new image location.
Update to USN_PC_GallerySection.cshtml. Lightwindow not active if thumbnail image uploaded for video.
Update to USN_NewsletterSignup.cshtml and NewsletterSignupSurfaceController.cs. Signup error was targeting wrong div.
Property 'Submission message' alias changed to 'submissionMessage' on 'Homepage Text/Signup Section' Document Type. Fixes error when trying to signup to mailing list from homepage.
Update to USN_SearchResults.cshtml. Updated to ignore special characters in search term.
Update to RegisterEvents.cs to automatically create 'Page Components' folder below Homepage on save if deleted by mistake.
Initial release.

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