Upgrading Sitecore

Upgrading Sitecore can be a painful and long-winded experience.  As Sitecore doesn’t use Nuget a lot of the upgrade process is still very manual.  If you need to upgrade Sitecore then m advice is to follow the upgrade guide step-by-step.  Don’t try ad miss anything out to save on time, as the only thing that will happen will be an email to Sitecore support.  This section covers all the various bits and bobs you need to do in order to upgrade Sitecore.

Beginners Guide to Upgrading Sitecore For The First Time

Upgrading Sitecore can be a wildly different experience from project to project. Some sites will upgrade easily, some will have you swearing and shouting at your screen. I've been using Sitecore for around 5-6 years now and in that time I've seen a l[...]

How To Upgrade Sitecore 7.2 To Sitecore 7.5

Sitecore upgrades can be a tiresome process compared to some other CMS systems. A NuGet package update can be a lot easier than the mammoth task that can face some Sitecore developers with the prospect of upgrading Sitecore. A lot of the community ha[...]

Upgrading Sitecore Content Search 7.2 to 7.5

When you upgrade a website from Sitecore 7.2 to version 7.5, there are several configuration tweaks you need to implement before your search will work. In today's tutorial, I'm going to cover some of the common pitfalls I've encountered during the up[...]

Upgrading WFFM When Upgrading From Version 7.2 to 7.5

When you upgrade from Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 7.5 you will also need to upgrade web forms for marketers (WFFM). In today's guide, I'm going to go over the upgrade process and write about any potential issues you might encounter. Let's Get Started [...]

Sitecore WFFM Required Field Validator Not Working On Upgrade

Recently, I updated WFFM from Sitecore 7.2 to 7.5. Asides from a few issues with the upgrade the only big error that came out of testing was the required field validator stopped working as expected on all the drop list on the site. After a bit of pok[...]

Upgrade Guide For Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.0

In today's guide, I'm going to talk through my experience of upgrading Sitecore from version 7.5 to 8. Sitecore isn't always the easiest platform to upgrade at times, compared to some of the other CMS products on the market. Updating a Nuget package [...]

Sitecore WFFM 7.5 To 8 Upgrade Guide

This post is a follow on from, Upgrade Guide For Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.0. After upgrading Sitecore the next step is to upgrade any modules for your project. In today's' guide I'm going to cover my experiences upgrading Web Forms For Marketer to [...]

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