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Sitecore Media Item getting downloaded on click of media item

Media item are getting stored on azure, for this I have overridden Media library classes. Now what happen when I am selecting any media in Media Library to see, It gets automatically downloaded. It ...
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Local instance of Sitecore intermittently hangs indefinitely on initialisation following upgrade to Sitecore 9.1

We are experiencing an intermittent problem which causes the initialisation of a local Sitecore instance to hang indefinitely, and we can't seem to figure out what is causing it. It seems to vary in ...
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Could not create instance of the Sitecore.Forms.Core.Handlers.FormDataHandler Issue for WFFM

I am integrating update 1 of Sitecore 8.2. with WFFM and facing below error: Could not create instance of the Sitecore.Forms.Core.Handlers.FormDataHandler class. Description: An unhandled ...
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Upgrade steps for Sitecore 10 [closed]

I am looking for upgrade steps for Sitecore 10. We are looking at upgrading from Sitecore 9 to 10. Looks like dev site doesn't have any steps yet.
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Custom Solr Fields in Sitecore 9 and Solr 7.2.1

I am converting my custom index fields from Sitecore 8.1. Previously, I would declare them like this: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/" xmlns:set="http://www....
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Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator | Upgrade 8.1 update 4 to 8.2 Update 2

I am getting the following error when opening the content editor or loading my site: Server Error in '/' Application. Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator Description: An ...
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Method 'Finalise' in type 'Glass.Mapper.Sc.IoC.DependencyResolver' … does not have an implementation

We were on 8.2.3 and I am trying to get our instance up to 9.3. I started with a vanilla 9.3 initial install and installed an update to apply our custom renderings, templates, etc. At the end of the ...
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“Globalization folders cannot be found” error following upgrade to 8.2.5

I am testing a process developed by a colleague to upgrade my local copy of a client's Sitecore instance from 8.1.3 to 8.2.5. The site front end comes up fine, as does the back office login screen, ...
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Not able to edit fields in experience editor after upgrading to Sitecore 9.2 with glass 5.6

Working on an upgrade from Sitecore 8.2 to 9.2, I also upgraded glassmapper 4.3 to 5.6 In glass 5 also some changes in the controllers: Glass 4: public class MainVisualController : ...
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Custom config files are not loading properly after 9.2 upgrade

We are facing issue in loading the custom config file post 8.2 to 9.2 upgrade. Context We had upgraded our 8.2 instance to 9.2 instance. Before the upgrade, we had disabled our custom config files. ...
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Upgrading to Sitecore 9.3 but StringUtil.GetSizeString is missing. What do I use instead?

This question came from @AlphonseAmala on Twitter: @Sitecore need replacement function for StringUtil.GetSizeString(long size) - it's not available in Sitecore.Kernel version 14 (Sitecore 9.3 ...
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Upgrading from Site core 7.2 to 9 - What would be breaking

We are maintaining one Sitecore 7.2 installation with Lots of ASCX / Web Form Lots of custom code hooked into Sitecore using configuration / patches SOLR Search We plan to migrate these system to 9....
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Cannot read property 'context' of undefined

After migration from Sitecore 8.2 Update-5 to Sitecore 9 Update-1 I see JavaScript error in Experience Editor mode. For example: I have a content page. Under content page I'm storing datasource ...
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Order of controls in layout changed when site was updated from Sitecore 7.5 to 9.3

After upgrading our Sitecore site from 7.5 to 9.3 we discovered that the order of controls in layouts for some items has changed. Therefore the actual layout of the pages also changed. There seems to ...
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Upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to 9.1 update 1 - DB only

This is very similar to the question asked here, but I am unclear on the resolution. Wanted to see if anyone who has gone this route. I want to perform an upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9.1 ...
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Sitecore Glass Mapper 5.5.28.0 BaseChildren.OfType not working

We have upgraded our sitecore website to Sitecore 9.2 and also updated our Glass Mapper to version 5.5.28. Currently, we noticed that we can't get the children on our iteration when we specify the ...
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How to do a data migration from 8.2 to 9.3

We are planning to upgrade from Sitecore 8.2 update 3 XM to 9.3 XP. 1. The existing 8.2 instance is in Azure & has custom tables in the core database. 2. A new instance of 9.3 XP is installed in ...
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How to derive from the obsolete ExecuteRequest pipeline processor

We are upgrading to SC9.3. A custom class UserRequestProcessor which inherits from ExecuteRequest has errors now, as the new ExecuteRequest class in not a parameterless constructor anymore. The ...
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Sitecore Upgrade 9.3- Users Migration - SHA512 [duplicate]

We have upgraded the sitecore from "8.2 update 3" to "sitecore 9.3", as part of this upgrade, we performed the below activities. 1) Moved the sitecore items using serialization 2) Moved the user's ...
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Using xDB Data Migration Tool 2.0.2

Is there a need for down time while tool is running? If not, should we disable analytics during the process? Thinking the site should be live but I do not want to have new data going into Mongo ...
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What has replaced type Sitecore.Data.SqlServer.SqlServerProxyDataProvider in Sitecore v9?

I'm in the process of performing an upgrade of Sitecore 8.1 update 3 to Sitecore 9.0.1. I have updated all the Sitecore nuget package references from 8.1 to their counterparts in 9. When I run the ...
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Upgrading visual studio solution to 9.2 - System.Interactive.Async and providers - need to supply runtime policy?

We're in the final stages of upgrading to Sitecore 9.2, using a fresh install and updating our existing Visual Studio solution using the new files. We're using everything from the bin folder from the ...
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Html cache clear error after upgrade Sitecore from 9.0.2 to 9.3

I am trying to upgrade my application from Sitecore 9.0.2 to 9.3. In my sitecore.config file, I have below setting : <event name="publish:end"> <handler type="Sitecore.Publishing....
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Sitecore upgrade from 9.0.2 to 9.3 issue

I have upgraded our sitecore application from Sitecore 9.0.2 to sitecore 9.3. However when i try to run my application i get the below error. I also tried try copying all the dll's from bin folder ...
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Sitecore Update Center : Download and Install Window Timeout Issue

While upgrading from 9.0.2 to 9.1 I am using the update center from Control Panel. When I use Download and Install it's unable to complete the download as it times out every time. The popup below ...
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A public action method 'ReusableIndex' was not found on controller after 9.3 Upgrade

Just upgraded Sitecore 9.1.1 and SXA 1.8.1 to Sitecore 9.3 and SXA 9.3. After the upgrade a few components are throwing the following exception: Error Rendering Controller: Sitecore.XA.Feature....
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Sitecore 9.1 Upgrade - Lucene to SOLR

I am updating Lucene to SOLR as part of Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 9.1 upgrade. I have updated some search configuration like updated field map to: <fieldMap ref="contentSearch/indexConfigurations/...
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Sitecore 9.1 dynamic placeholder

As part of the Sitecore upgrade from 8.2 to 9.1, I was upgrading dynamic placeholder keys as per Sitecore 9.1 format. For this, I have got below blog which was very helpful. https://www....
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Compare content across Sitecore DB's programatically [duplicate]

We have upgraded our site to Sitecore 9.1 from Sitecore 8.2 and we now see some discrepancies in content (i.e. missing content/component or field data). Any idea on how to identify these differences? ...
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Alarm clock event subscriber error “Unable to translate bytes”

I'm seen following error on my logs frequently... It seems its related to analytics data submission but couldn't actually find a reason/solution by searching the web Sitecore Version : 9.1.1 ERROR ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

In a few weeks, I'll start a migration project of a Sitecore 6.5 site to an 8.2 site. At that time the Express Migration Tool will only support 7.2 to 8.2, so the rest will be a manual process. I ...
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Database Server version while upgrading to Sitecore 9

I have a few Sitecore instances running on Sitecore 8.2/8.1 with databases on MS SQL 2012 and MongoDB for the xDB. I want to upgrade this instance to Sitecore 9. As I need MS SQL 2016 for the xDB I ...
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Sitecore.Data.Proxies.ProxyManager in Sitecore 9

I am upgrading Sitecore 8.2 code to 9.1 and in my code ProxyManager class has been used at several places. Below is one of the examples. ProxyManager.GetRealItem(item, false); I understand Sitecore....
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“No parameterless constructor defined for this object” after upgrade to Sitecore 8.2

We have upgraded our platform to Sitecore 8.2 recently and in the preview we are getting below error. We disabled all glass mapper related config. No parameterless constructor defined for this object....
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ExternalUserBuilder changed from 9.0.2 to 9.2

have multiple custom pipelines & custom event due to this, updating Sitecore version 9.0 to 9.2 manual. we have updated all .Net 4.7.2 framework & respective Dll also. But we are facing ...
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Sitecore 9.2 multi instance( not multi-site ) set up on Azure PaaS

We're planning Sitecore upgrade from 8.2 to 9.2 Azure PaaS using Sitecore Experience Cloud( XPScaled ) marketplace module. We'll be having 3 sites and due to business constraint, we can't proceed with ...
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Can I keep xDB in MS SQL database when upgrading from 9.1 to 9.2?

We are about to upgrade a solution from Sitecore 9.1 to 9.2. Is there a way to keep xDB in MS SQL? Is MongoDB required and is it a bad idea to keep MS SQL?
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Sitecore Upgrade from 8.1 update-3 to 9.1

Reference link for additional context: Sitecore upgrade from 8.1 Update-3 to 9 Update-1 @JayS: Regarding Sitecore Upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9.1, as suggested by you I am setting up a new ...
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How do I get my Sitecore 8.2 install to work with MongoDB 3.6 now that v3.4 is going to be EOL?

MongoDB has announced end of life (EOL) support for MongoDB version 3.4 in January 2020. The Sitecore KB MongoDB compatibility article for Sitecore 8.2 only shows version 3.4 as compatible. How do I ...
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Sitecore Update Installation Wizard never ends

Currently I have Sitecore 8.0 Update-1 and I want it to upgrade to 8.2. So as per the 8.2 upgrade guide, prerequisites for running this update is Sitecore 8.1 rev. 151003 (Initial Release) or later. ...
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Config files change while upgrade sitecore 8.0

Currently, I have Sitecore 8.0(update 1) site and I want it to upgrade it to update 2. I am following the 8.0 Update-2 Upgrade Guide. In this guide, there is a step of Apply the configuration file ...
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How to use Sitecore NuGet packages after upgrade?

We did 9.2 upgrade on our website and since NoReferences packages are removed, we have started the install & upgrade these packages by using NuGet's builtin ability to Ignore Dependencies. But ...
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Error in SitecoreAdaptiveImages module after upgrading to 8.2

I have a Sitecore Adaptive Images module in one of our Sitecore applications. I just finished upgrading it from 7.2 to 8.2. I am now doing some fine-tuning. I see the error below in the log. How can I ...
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Upgrade strategy for multiple publishing targets

It's my understanding that the Sitecore upgrade packages are designed to run against only core and master - where changes are published to web. I need to upgrade 2 additional publishing targets that ...
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Exception when opening the Sitecore 9 Forms application [closed]

I get a yellow-screen-of-death after clicking the Forms application icon from the launchpad: The model item passed into the dictionary is of type 'Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingModel', but this ...
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System XML exception for rendering after upgrade

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9.0 Update-1 from Sitecore 8.2 update 2. When accessing one of the pages in Experience Editor, we get the following error for one of the renderings used for page ...
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Sitecore upgrade to 9.1 not indexing solr fields

I have upgraded my Sitecore instance from Sitecore.NET 8.2 (rev. 161221) to Sitecore 9.1 update-1. while running migration I ran into the issue where I had <indexAllFields> in the following ...
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Sitecore Url not working - layout not found error

We have just upgraded from Sitecore 8.1 update 4 to Sitecore 9.0 update 2. Almost all the functionalities are working. We have an issue with one url. When I tried to access the URL below, I got the ...
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How to migrate Analytics data captured during the phase of migration?

I am trying to upgrade a Sitecore environment for one of our customers from 9.0.2 to 9.1.1. For this, I have set up a parallel upgraded environment. Now we will soon be switching the servers. One ...
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Certificate Error starting the Sitecore Marketing Automation Engine service [closed]

I am upgrading Sitecore xConnect from version 9.0.1 to 9.1.1 and after following steps from the Sitecore-911-Upgrade-Guide, I copy & pasted the provided files and folders to the xConnect folder. ...