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In the Surface Controllers chapter, you will learn more about some of the key functionality in Umbraco and how you can use MVC to programmatically add content and media to your Umbraco website.
Learn how to update and create new content in Umbraco 8
In this chapter, we will look at how you can translate your content in Umbraco 8
Learn the layout of the Umbraco 8 backoffice and how to use your web page as a tool to change the content.
Adding validation messages and general user-feedback greatly improves the usability and the experience users have when using a form on your website.
When creating media programmatically on your Umbraco Website, the Media Service will be your best friend, and it will also act as your gateway directly to the Media API.
When creating content programmatically with Umbraco, the ContentService is your best friend - and also your gateway to the Content API.
With the model and the view in place, it's time to tie it all together by creating the surface controller.
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