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Google Chrome has notoriously aggressive caching, so if something doesn't seem to work well in the backoffice, make sure to clear cache and cookies thoroughly (for other browsers as well).
One way to nudge the cache in Chrome is to open the developer tools (F12) and go to the settings (the cog icon). There will be a checkbox that says "Disable cache (while DevTools is open)". Once this checkbox is on you can refresh the page and the cache should be invalidated. To force it even more, the "reload" button next to your address bar now has extra options when you right-click it. It should have "Normal reload", "Hard reload" and "Empty cache and hard reload" now. The last option is the most thorough and you might want to try that.
The important other thing you'll need to do is go into config/ClientDependency.config and update the version number in there. So if it currently says version="2" then just make it one higher: version="3".
We're working on making this experience better and seamless, but for now make sure to follow these steps for v7 upgrades.
Upgrading from version 7.0.1
Upgrading from version 7.0.0
To upgrade from 7.0.0 to 7.0.1 you will need to perform these tasks manually, the rest is handled by the installer:
- Remove all uGoLive dlls from /bin
These are not compatible with V7
- Move appSettings/connectionStrings back to web.config
If you are on 7.0.0 you should migrate these settings into the web.config instead of having them in seperate files in /config/
So the keys in config/AppSettings.config need to be moved back to the web.config <appSettings> section and similarly, the config/ConnectionStrings.config holds the Umbraco database connections in v7.0.0 and they should be moved back to the web.config <connectionStrings> section.
/config/AppSettings.config and /config/ConnectionString.config can be removed (make backups, just in case) after the contents have been moved back to web.config.
- Delete all files in ~/App_Data/TEMP/Razor/*
Related to issues with razor macros
- Replace all files in the /install folder
Upgrading from Version 6
This is a major version, there are therefore several things you must be aware of before attempting to upgrade a site.
There's one minor breaking change for package developers introduced in 7.0.2, read all about it in this blog post.
Related changes from the issue tracker
- CON-1523 - Upgrading Umbraco while there is also a Forms upgrade pending leads to loads of app pool restarts
Issues & Tasks
- U4-4011 - Package installation will require either a full app refresh or we will need to re-lazy load in all of the assets
- U4-4012 - When loading in a lot of separate assets in a manifest CDF is throwing exceptions with a 'too long query string'
- U4-4034 - Can no longer just save - can only publish and there's no longer any actions in the action menu
- U4-4084 - Macro's with non alphanumeric chars in their aliases will not work in the rich text editor
Make sure to give the installation instructions a read.
Check the free foundation videos on how to get started building Umbraco sites. They're available from:
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You'll find our über active community working hard to help each other at Our Umbraco: https://our.umbraco.com
Upgrading from older versions
Make sure to read the upgrade instructions before you attempt an upgrade.
Found a bug?
We're happy to help you with any problems you encounter, so please report them in the issue tracker and use the “Affected versions” field to set it to 7.0.2.
Do a search first though, if the issue already exists, give it an extra vote.
The source for this specific release is available for download from the repository (click the "ZIP" button).