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This post shows you how to get the current logged in Umbraco user and restrict content on the front end of the site.

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@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage
@using Umbraco.Core @using Umbraco.Core.Security @using Umbraco.Core.Models.Membership
@{     Layout = null;
    bool isLoggedInUser = false;     IUser currentUser = null;
    var userTicket = new System.Web.HttpContextWrapper(System.Web.HttpContext.Current).GetUmbracoAuthTicket();
    if (userTicket != null)     {         isLoggedInUser = true;         currentUser = ApplicationContext.Services.UserService.GetByUsername(userTicket.Name);     } }
@if(isLoggedInUser) {     <p>Logged in as @currentUser.Name</p> } else {     <p>You must be logged in to umbraco to view this page</p> }

Basically, if it can get the user authentication ticket, it considers you logged in.

Then it just sets the bool value to say you are logged in and gets the user, using the user service, so you can access the properties of the user, if you want.

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Paul Seal

Umbraco MVP and .NET Web Developer from Derby (UK) who specialises in building Content Management System (CMS) websites using MVC with Umbraco as a framework. Paul is passionate about web development and programming as a whole. Apart from when he's with his wife and son, if he's not writing code, he's thinking about it or listening to a podcast about it.

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