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Compare Items with Remote Site

This download is for Umbraco 7.x.  There is a separate download below for the older version for Umbraco 6.


This packages adds a menu item to compare a local item with one from another instance of Umbraco. Both sites must be running this plugin for it to work.


Note that items are compared buy Guid in most cases, and Name/Alias in others.  This means that creating a node with the same name in both instances won't necessarily cause them to be related and thus comparable.  To ensure all items can be compared properly Umbraco Courier or some similar process needs to be used to that local and remote items retain their Guid's.

Also note that this isn't compatible with 1.0 version of the plugin and the two version's won't see each other.


This will allow you to compare the following.

  Documents, Media

  Stylesheets, Templates, Partial Views, Scripts, Media Types, Document Types

  Macros, Scripting Files, Partial View Macros, Config Files(Config Tree plugin), Data Types


You need to set CompareItemsRemoteUrl in your Web.config's appSettings section to another umbraco instance that also has this package installed.


<add key="CompareItemsRemoteUrl" value="http://staging.mysite.com/" />


Package owner

Jeremy Pyne

Jeremy Pyne

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Package Compatibility

This package is compatible with the following versions as reported by community members who have downloaded this package:
Untested or doesn't work on Umbraco Cloud
Version 8.18.x (untested)

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Previously reported to work on versions: 7.5.x, 7.4.x, 7.3.x

Package Information

  • Package owner: Jeremy Pyne
  • Created: 07/04/2014
  • Current version 2.0
  • .NET version 4.0,4.5
  • License MIT
  • Downloads on Our: 743