Questions tagged [feature-upgrade]

A feature upgrade is an upgrade of features in a SharePoint environment, where special care needs to be taken on content already present in the SharePoint affected by the feature upgrade.

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How do I assign multiple badges to my community users?

I'm currently working on the development of a SharePoint Community Site. I've made some changes to display graphical rather than textual badges. Right now it only shows one badge. That's because you ...
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Fields are not displyed in Disp/EditForm after content type upgrade

I had content type based on Page and pages library, which uses this contennt type. I needed to add new columns to this list. I created Elements.xml for fields: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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Change column type from choice to lookup without data loss

I have a feature which contains lists definitions, content types and site columns. There is one site column of choice type with 10 options. I need to change type from choice to lookup and get that ...
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Excel Mobile Viewer Feature removal troubles in 2013 upgrade

I am in the process of upgrading from SharePoint Server 2007 to Server 2013, and Excel Web Services is throwing a spanner in the gears. I have 3 environments: SharePoint 2007 (SQL 2005) in ...
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Sandbox solution feature upgrade not working all the time

I have been using a no code sandbox solution to deploy style related assets and display templates via a site collection feature. Each time we need to update these assets I do the following: Update ...
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Upgrading sharepoint 2007 to 2013

We have a sharepoint 2007 site with some custom coding as a solution and web parts, now I want to upgrade that site to sharepoint 2013. I have read about Avepoint tool, which migration tools do you ...
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Getting custom form to work in Sharepoint 2010

I built a custom new form for a page and in the schema file I did the following: <Form Type="NewForm" Url="NewForm.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" /> So it looks for my custom form. It works fine ...
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...
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Which Web Parts should get installed in SP2010 Update?

Per Dave Wise's answer(http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/13110/get-web-part-name-from-guid): Thanks, that worked great. However, even though my SQL Query returned 9000 results, about 18 of ...
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Updated SharePoint Solution not recognized

I've modified a minor bug in a User Control of a custom SharePoint solution that was initially deployed on SharePoint 2007 but now it is deployed on SharePoint 2010. I was hoping to just update the ...
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Can't find installed feature

Years ago I developed a feature for our OnPremise Farm and today I need to update it. It is listed in the site collection features of the root web https://portal/_layouts/15/ManageFeatures.aspx?Scope=...
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SP 2016 - MySiteMicroBlog not Upgrading

I have upgraded my SP 2013 Farm to SP 2016. In reviewing the Health Analyzer Issues I discovered the issue “Databases require upgrade or not supported”. Looking at the “Manage Databases Upgrade Status”...
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Custom Sharepoint solution: problems when adding content type column

We've developed a custom Sharepoint feature with custom site column and custom content type. We have no problems in production environment, but we're facing a problem in next development steps and ...
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Consistency problems on custom Sharepoint solution

We've developed a custom Sharepoint feature with almost everything in it (custom columns, custom content types, custom master page, custom page layouts, etc). Everything is working fine, but I'm ...
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Content Type Upgrade / Feature Upgrade / Solution Upgrade in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site in Multi Tenant mode. For every tenant, I have a Content Type Hub along with a Root Site, Tenant Admin and a Document Center site collections. In the Content Type Hub, I ...
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CU July2015 Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException Error

In SP 2013 Enterprise (DB and WFE separate server) after installing CU July2015 and rebooting using dbowner / farm admin account I execute the cmdlets psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b as ...
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How to speed up feature re-activation?

Upgrading my solution in production takes forever and I'm looking for ways to improve the typical feature reactivation upgrade scenario. What actually goes on in the features vary greatly and I'm ...
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InfoPath form/List for a site still using SharePoint2007 interface inside SharePoint2010 environment. (timeline sensitive)

We recently completed a SharePoint 2007-2010 Migration last year. We have some sites that are using custom branding, and we've kept these sites using the 07 interface in order to prevent any broken ...
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Add custom code for solution upgrade

I have a solution for SP2010. Let's call it s.wsp. I had version 1 of s.wsp and now I have version 2 of s.wsp. Versions 1 and 2 share three common features: A, B and C. Version 2 adds a new feature D. ...
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Rerun failed Feature Upgrade

Is it possible to rerun a feature upgrade? I have this situation where the feature upgrade fails to create a SitePage. The feature version is updated, is there some way to rerun the upgrade without ...