Dedicated Media Folder Documentation

Game-changing, intuitive and easy-to-use feature putting Umbraco media management on steroids.

Package key advantages

  • Introduces an effective system for Umbraco Media management.
  • Automatic creation of folders in the Media section according to the structure of nodes in the Content section. 
  • Content-related files will be stored inside a dedicated media folder.
  • The Media section tree is a mirror to a Content tree!
  • Well-organized Media section without the mess.
  • A dedicated folder with files will be protected against unpredictable deletion (full version only).
  • Faster upload, search, and files management.
  • Limited duplication of nodes in the Media section.
  • Improved back-office loading speed and overall performance.
  • When deleting the content node - the dedicated folder will be automatically deleted as well (full version only).
  • A dedicated folder will be restored from recycle bin together with a related content node (full version only).
  • No more orphaned files. Significantly decreases storage costs.
  • Automates time-consuming operations, a great timesaver for content management workflow (up to 20%).
  • Supports all major Umbraco components like Rich Text Editor, Grid, Block List, or Macro, etc.
  • Works with Umbraco 8, Umbraco 9 will be supported soon.

Key notes:

  • Supports Umbraco v8, v9, v10 and v11.
  • Works on .NET Framework 4.7.2+ and .NET Core.
  • You can install the package in one of two ways: via NuGet repository or Umbraco Marketplace (Umbraco website > back-office > Packages).
  • It is recommended to install the package via the NuGet repository.
  • This is not a free package. After installation, you will use the limited trial version until you buy a license. 
  • You can use the full-featured version on localhost only.
  • The folder will be permanently associated with the node in the Content section, even if the node will be renamed or moved (full version only).
  • When you delete a content node, then the dedicated folder will also be moved to the trash (full version only).


After installing the package:

  • Your web project should refer to two libraries:
    1. \bin\UmbraCare.Core.dll
    2. \bin\UmbraCare.DedicatedMediaFolder.dll
  • \App_Plugins\UmbraCare\DedicatedMediaFolder\ directory should be automatically created
  • If you install the package via Umbraco Marketplace instead of NuGet - please make sure your repository tracks changes to the file below and is included in the site project
    1. \App_Data\packages\installedPackages.config

After purchasing the license:

  • Upload the license file UmbraCare.DedicatedMediaFolder.lic to the /bin (or custom) folder and restart the application.
  • We recommend including the license file in your website project to deploy the license every time during deployment.
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