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Custom Editor Views

You aren't limited in using the built-in field editor views (like checkbox, date, datetime, ...) but you can easily plug in your own custom ones.
It's just a matter of pointing the UIOMaticField attribute to the view location
[UIOMaticField(Name = "Owner", Description = "Select the owner of the dog", View = "~/App_Plugins/Example/picker.person.html")]

API Controller

public class ExampleApiController: UmbracoAuthorizedJsonController
public IEnumerable<dynamic> GetAll()
var query = new Sql().Select("*").From("People");
return DatabaseContext.Database.Fetch<dynamic>(query);

AngularJS View

<div ng-controller="Example.Picker.Person">
ng-options='person.Id as (person.FirstName + " " + person.LastName) for person in persons'>
<option value="">---Please select---</option>

AngularJS Controller

function ($scope,$http) {
$http.get("backoffice/Example/ExampleApi/GetAll").then(function(response) {
$scope.persons =;

Package Manifest

javascript: [


As you see this is very similar to creating custom Umbraco property editors, the main difference is that we'll be working with the property.value object (and not model.value)