It's been bugging me for ages, and on my current project seemed
especially annoying. When I try to place an Umbraco tag (e.g.
umbraco:Macro or umbraco:Item) in my .NET user controls in my User
Controls project in Visual Studio, they are not recognised as valid
tags. This is what I get:
The fix is simple. Just add a web.config to your User Controls
project (or update your existing one, if you have one), with the
<add tagPrefix="umbraco" namespace="umbraco.presentation.templateControls" assembly="umbraco" />
Now you should have full intellisense for your Umbraco tags in
your User Controls. Check it out - much better I think you'll
Thanks to @StephenWRogers for his input
on this one.