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Glassmapper Error after upgrade to Sitecore 8.2 [duplicate]

I upgraded my dev instance from Sitecore 8.1 Update 2, to Sitecore 8.2. It indicated that my upgrade was successful. But now I get this error message when I try to access my site or after login to ...
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Can Azure Search be combined with on premises Sitecore hosting?

We are preparing a Sitecore upgrade and looking into Azure Search for indexing. Can anyone tell me if Azure Search can be comined with on premises hosting? Or do you need to host Sitecore in Azure to ...
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Error in loading WebEditCommand after upgrade from 7.5 to 8.0

We are in process of upgrading incrementally from 7.5 to 8.1. After upgrading from 7.5 to 8.0. When we try to access the content editor, index manager we get the below error. Please see screenshots ...
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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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Experience Analytics exception after upgrade to Sitecore 8.2 from 8.1 update 2

I have installed a fresh Sitecore 8.2 and deployed the solution built on 8.1 u2 on top of it. I have updated all dll references beforehand to point to Sitecore NuGet for 8.2 version and updated web....
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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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Add Component buttons positioned offscreen after upgrade

I recently upgraded one of our Sitecore sites from 8.0 to 8.1 update 3, which mostly went smoothly. Since the upgrade, in Experience Editor when adding components, the "Add component" buttons aren't ...
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Where do upgrade packages go to when uploaded?

When you are upgrading Sitecore you install an upgrade package using the update installation wizard located here: http://yourhost/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx Where does it go to when ...
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Glass Cast issues after upgrading from Sitecore 7.2 to 8.2

So, I upgraded a Sitecore solution from 7.2 to 8.2. All works well, except for the site. I keep on getting the error in my views like the one below: The model item passed into the dictionary is of ...
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Upgrade from 7.5 to 8.1 Update 3

We are currently running version Sitecore.NET 7.5 (rev. 141003) and would like to upgrade to Sitecore 8.1 Update 3. Does it make sense to do an incremental upgrade in the following order? Sitecore....
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Dependency Injection migration path to 8.2

With native support for Dependency Injection in Sitecore 8.2, what is the easiest path for upgrading from previous versions in solutions utilizing a third party DI framework (Castle Windsor, ...
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Converting users to contacts when upgrading from v7.5 to v8.0

We have a v7.5 instance that we are going to upgrade to v8.1-3. Current we have ECM 2.2 installed and we have used it a bit. We have a large number of users that have been imported in to the system ...
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How to handle xDB during a Sitecore upgrade?

This may be a vague question or too broad for Stack Exchange, but I will try it anyway. We are doing an upgrade from v7.5 to v8.1-3. We are using a hosted instance of Mongo called ObjectRocket from ...
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after upgrade from 6.5 to 7.2 Item.Editing.EndEdit() no longer fires event

We have a solution that was upgraded from 6.5 to 7.2. After this upgrade we are having issues where Item.Editing.EndEdit() no longer triggers item:saving/item:saved events. Therefore changes made to ...
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Can ECM 2.2 be upgraded with analytics data to EXM 3.3 at all?

After reading this written by Sitecorehacker on the Sitecore Slack channel I fell off my seat: "The "upgrade" from 3.2 to 3.3.. goes silent and walks away I kid, but not really. The upgrade form 3.2 ...
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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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Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation assembly not loading

I'm upgrading my Sitecore 8.1 Visual Studio project to use Sitecore 8.2, and I've made quite a bit of progress. I've switched to SOLR, updated Glass Mapper, and replaced out my DLL references to use ...
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What is the best practice for managing Web.config changes in a solution?

To my knowledge, it is considered a best practice not to include any of Sitecore's out-of-the-box configuration files into Visual Studio web projects. The reason being, if you handle all configuration ...
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OutOfMemoryException running the 8.1->8.2 upgrade wizard

On Step 3 of 1.2.3 in the upgrade guide, I'm getting a System.OutOfMemoryException pointing to Sitecore.Update.Utils.FileUtils.SerializeFile(Stream stream, String location) +137. Installation wizard ...
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What are the main improvements of Sitecore 8.2, compared to 8.1? [closed]

I have a Sitecore installation in production. Most standard features are being used—Content Editor, Experience Editor, xDB, Experience Profile, Experience Analytics, MVC, custom pipeline processors, ...