Why upgrade Umbraco?
There are several reasons why businesses and organisations may choose to upgrade Umbraco:
New features and functionality: Upgrading to a newer version of Umbraco can provide access to new features and functionality that were not available in previous versions. This can help businesses to improve their website or web application and provide a better user experience for their customers.
Security: Upgrading Umbraco can help to improve the security of a website or web application, as newer versions often include security updates and patches that address known vulnerabilities.
Bug fixes: Upgrading Umbraco can help to fix any bugs or issues that may have been present in previous versions. This can help to improve the performance and reliability of a website or web application.
Support: Upgrading Umbraco can ensure that a website or web application is supported by the Umbraco community and that any issues or problems can be addressed quickly and effectively.
Compatibility: Upgrading Umbraco can help to ensure that a website or web application is compatible with the latest technologies and web standards. This can help to improve the overall performance and user experience of a website or web application.
Overall, upgrading Umbraco can help businesses and organisations to improve their website or web application, enhance security, and ensure compatibility with the latest technologies and web standards.
Here are the current active releases of Umbraco CMS
|Version||Release date||End of life (EOL)|
|Umbraco 7||November 2013||September 2023|
|Umbraco 8||February 2019||24 February 2025|
|Umbraco 9||September 2021||December 2022|
|Umbraco 10||June 2022||16 June 2025|
|Umbraco 11||December 2022||1 December 2023|
|Umbraco 12||June 2023||29 June 2024|
Each of these releases brought new features, functionality, and improvements to the Umbraco CMS. It's worth noting that there were also many minor releases and patches for each major version of Umbraco, which addressed bugs and security issues and provided other improvements.
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