24 October 2023

Embracing the Future: Our Transition to Umbraco

In our ever-evolving digital landscape, staying ahead of the curve is not just a goal; it's a necessity. At Seior Internet, we are committed to providing our clients with the best web solutions, and to achieve that, we have made a strategic decision: we are transitioning to Umbraco, a modern and dynamic content management system (CMS). In this blog post, we'll dive deeper into why we've made this choice and what it means for you. 


Why Umbraco?


Modern Technology Stack: Umbraco is built on the latest .NET Core framework, ensuring improved performance, security, and scalability for our clients' websites. This modern foundation sets the stage for a more robust and future-proof web presence. 

Improved Development Efficiency: Umbraco follows modern development practices and supports features like code-first development and dependency injection, which can make development more efficient and maintainable compared to older technologies like WebForms, there by saving our clients and partners cost on feature developments  

Flexibility and Customization: Umbraco is highly customizable and allows developers to build tailored solutions that meet specific business needs. It provides flexibility in creating content structures, templates, and workflows. 

Responsive Design: Umbraco's support for responsive web design ensures that websites built on the platform are mobile-friendly and adapt well to various screen sizes, which is essential for today's audience. 

User-Friendly Content Management: Umbraco offers a user-friendly content management interface that makes it easy for non-technical users to create and manage content. This can lead to increased productivity and reduced training time for content editors. 

Large and Active Community: Umbraco has a large and active community of developers, which means there is a wealth of resources, plugins, and third-party extensions available. This can help streamline development and add new features to your website without reinventing the wheel. 

Familiar Features, Fresh Possibilities: One of the most exciting aspects of this transition is that we've meticulously recreated all the features you love from our previous RiverCMS platform within Umbraco. You'll find your familiar tools and functionalities, but now with the added benefits of Umbraco's modern technology. 

Hosting on Umbraco Cloud: We've shifted our hosting to Umbraco Cloud, where we can provide a superior uptime SLA, enhanced security, and automated deployments. This means more reliability and peace of mind for our clients. 

Speed and SEO Optimization: Umbraco's architecture enables us to deliver faster websites. This not only ensures a better user experience but also improves your website's search engine ranking, benefiting your online visibility. 

Accessibility Compliance: We understand the importance of making websites accessible to all users. With Umbraco, we've integrated features that help ensure your websites are compliant with accessibility guidelines, allowing you to reach a broader audience. 

Scalability: Umbraco is scalable and can handle websites of various sizes and complexities. Whether you have a small website or a large enterprise-level application, Umbraco can accommodate your needs. 

Ecosystem Integration: Umbraco can easily integrate with other systems and technologies, such as e-commerce platforms, CRM systems, and marketing automation tools, allowing for a seamless user experience. 

Future-Proofing: As Umbraco is built on .NET Core, it aligns with Microsoft's long-term development strategy. This means you can expect continued support and updates in the future. 


Our Commitment to You

We want to emphasize that while we are excited about this transition, we remain committed to supporting our existing RiverCMS clients. Your needs and preferences matter to us, and we are here to ensure a smooth and seamless transition if you choose to explore the possibilities of Umbraco. 


Let's Have a Conversation

We believe that this transition represents an exciting opportunity to elevate your online presence. To learn more about how Umbraco can enhance your website and align with your evolving business goals, we invite you to reach out and schedule a discussion with us. Your insights and feedback are invaluable to us, and we look forward to exploring this journey together. 

In conclusion, our transition to Umbraco is a significant step forward in our ongoing quest to provide you with the best web solutions. We are here to support you every step of the way, and we can't wait to embark on this exciting journey with you. 

If you have any questions or if you're ready to explore the possibilities, please don't hesitate to contact us. Together, we'll create a brighter digital future. 


Frankie Scrimshaw 


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