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Question about the creation of Sitecore packages with the Package Designer

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Sitecore XP 10.3.1 Installation Wizard skipped installing most items in a package

I just encountered a surprise where Installation Wizard on a recently installed Sitecore 10.3.1 XP CM instance skipped installing most of the items in a package. It only installed a small subset of ...
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Is there a quick way to include all dependent items in a Sitecore package

Currently, I would add item by item in the Package Designer. Is there a way to add just the page item and it would include all its dependent/associated items in the package, e.g.: Templates, ...
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Is it safer to cancel the Sitecore package installation?

We have migrated from Sitecore 8 to Sitecore 10.1. During the content migration, we used Sitecore packages. I've observed that smaller packages install quickly, but larger packages (above 200MB) take ...
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Error while installing Sitecore Publishing Service Module Package in Sitecore

I am trying to install Publishing Service Module 9.1 in Sitecore and I am getting the below error: The installation failed. One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the '...
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Package via Items dynamically not working

I want to create a package for items that were created or updated in the last 30 days. I am using the Items Dynamically feature to create the package. Initially, I created two new items with names ...
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Way to quickly Move Delta content to other environments in one go [closed]

I have been working on an upgrade project from Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 10. The project is almost complete and we fetched the delta content in the form of item IDs, that have been created or updated ...
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How to copy a Sitecore 10 site from one environment to another?

How can I copy a Sitecore 10 site from one environment to another? I've created a site package and installed it in the new environment, but the site isn't appearing in the SXA site manager. Is there ...
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Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='test']

When I try to make a package from package designer, I am getting this error Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='test']. I may know why this happens, and the reason for that is ...
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Sitecore 8.2 package designer fails with The file exists error

I have a Sitecore task that generates a package of a specific set of content to export and then import to another instance. This task uses some pretty generic code and works in other environments but ...
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Error while uploading Sitecore Package

Getting the following error while uploading (not installing), any Sitecore package: 9484 14:41:39 ERROR Could not resolve type name: **Sitecore.Pipelines.Upload.CheckExtension, Sitecore.UploadFilter** ...
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What is purpose of the 'properties' folder inside Sitecore Zip package?

We are using Sitecore 9.3 on the project. My zip package takes a lot of space. When I opened my package my-package-1.0.0.zip\package.zip\ with 7-Zip I noticed that the properties folder takes a lot of ...
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Sitecore Package Designer - Items Dynamically - not working

As a measure to make sure we do not overwrite content updates made by content authors in the Production Content Management System, we create Content Packages from production to copy down to QA using ...
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Sitecore 7.2 Package designer & Installation wizard error

Either using the installation wizard or package designer has started throwing an error. We have had no web config changes or code releases. Any potential pointers on what the culprit could be? Package ...
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Why does creating a package need MongoDB

I'm using sc8.2 and today, creating a small package was taking forever. Nothing in logs too. The MongoDB service was not running. After starting it again, the package creation went fine. Why is ...
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How can I move access rights on Sitecore custom role?

created new Sitecore custom role and assigned access rights for this role. Tested working fine. Now plan is to move this implementation to another environment. We created new Sitecore package to do ...
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What is difference between Adding Item statically and Dynamically while creating sitecore package?

What is difference between Adding Item or file Dynamically or statically while creating sitecore packages?
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How to convert a Sitecore package into a WDP package?

How can I convert a given Sitecore Package previously created using the Package Designer into a WDP package, so that I can create a script to deploy it on my Azure instances?
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What are uses of "Files statically" option inside Package Designer?

Item statically/dynamically is use for creating sitecore item package. Just for curiosity, want to know about purpose of File statically/dynamically option into Package Designer. In which scenario we ...
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How to create specific language package for an item?

We have a multilingual site and want to create a Sitecore package of items, but only include one specific language only (for example de-de (German language)).
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Download Package in Package Designer does not work

When I try to download generated package into Sitecore Package designer, nothing is happened. Just only an error, that I can observe in Chrome Dev Tool (sitecore.js, line 1058): In additional, the ...
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How to build manual Sitecore Packages for deployments?

When I locally as a dev try to create a package with the sitecore package designer, it seems impossible to get all items dynamically, that are (source items dynamically) changed or created the last 60 ...
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Package Extraction - Windows cannot open the folder

I am trying to inspect a package created by the package designer. I extract the zip file into my temp folder ok, but when I open that extracted folder and try to extract the inner package.zip package, ...
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Creating Package of Bucketed Sitecore Items

Recently I faced an issue in my project. I have to migrate few Sitecore items from one environment to another by creating package of them. But the issue is that few of the Sitecore items are Bucketed. ...
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Installing Sitecore Package deletes content

When installing a package with overwrite option, some items are being automatically deleted where the package is installed. Will installing a package with overwrite option delete content items?
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How to take the only latest version of items as package

I want to make a package containing only the latest version of a selection/tree of Sitecore items. Is there any way I can make achieve this with the Package Designer?
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Role will not be installed as it already exists

I have created a sitecore security accounts package with an updated permissions on roles. When i try to install it, its says "Role will not be installed as it already exists". Is that mean i can't ...
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What are the differences between update and zip packages

What is the difference between an update package (with *.update extension) and a regular package created from the Package Designer in the Sitecore Desktop? I know that: update packages are ...
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Package Designer shows blank modal window when clicking "Generate ZIP"

On one of our developers' local development environment, when he tries to create a new Sitecore package via the package designer, Sitecore shows a blank modal popup when we click "Generate ZIP": We ...
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