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expression engine upgrade from 2 to 3 to 4

The upgrade from EE2 to EE3 is a major step - from EE3 to EE4 not such a big one. So getting your site to EE3 is the thing to focus on. How hard this will be will very much depend upon how your EE2 ...
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Upgrade a site from EE2 to EE5

Alright, let's do this. I got you, fam. I've done several 2 > 5 upgrades, both small sites and some real big ones. First thing, so far no client has opted to go the rebuild route. Generally it ...
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Upgrade error: Unknown column ‘protect_javascript’ in ‘field list’

For the sake of completeness you can fix this with a simple SQL query to add the required column. See see this official EE thread
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Upgrade install from EE2 to EE3?

EE Recommends that you're on 2.10.1, this way you're less likely to run into issues. You'll want to make sure you have EE3 compatible plugins. The EE3 upgrade process requires you to change a lot of ...
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White screen after log in to Control Panel, after upgrade from v2.9.2 to 2.10.2

I located this line (found at 721) in /system/expressionengine/libraries/Session.php and removed login_state from the query - so from this: ee()->db->select('member_id, admin_sess, ...
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Is upgrading ExpressionEngine a big pain - or am I just a wimp?

I wouldn't say it's a pain. It certainly should be a planned event though. There was a great podcast about this a few months ago over on the Ctrl+Click podcast. Check it out here: http://...
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How do I update SL Google Maps to EE2

The big daddy of googlemaps add-ons for EE2 is http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/google-maps but afaik there's no seamless upgrade path. You could contact objective html and ask though.
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Upgrade error: Unknown column ‘protect_javascript’ in ‘field list’

Quick dirty nasty fix to get you out of a hole. EE is was having a problem with the contents of a template when I ran into this. Go to your exp_templates table and find the offending template. (in ...
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Repeet add-on upgrade from EE1 to EE2

I took a look on Repeet. It just repeats the event on the template. If this is enough for you, instead of use aaaaaaaaallllll the power of Solspace Calendar, you can try to convert the add-on by ...
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Repeet add-on upgrade from EE1 to EE2

If you need repeating events your best bet is indeed Solspace Calendar, Repeet is EE1 only and was never ported to EE2. A seamless update however it is not, you may have to rebuild your calender ...
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Is upgrading ExpressionEngine a big pain - or am I just a wimp?

As a developer, I take on huge projects that span months to years with an incredible amount of engineering involved. I just upgraded a site with 500k weekly hits. It wasn't the easiest thing ever, ...
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DevDemon 4.0.0 Tagger tags not saving when publishing

Make sure you enable the EE3 Caching Driver under Settings->Debugging & Output. That was my issue.
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Is upgrading ExpressionEngine a big pain - or am I just a wimp?

If you're on EE3, the update process is much more manageable for two reasons: You only need to replace two directories as part of the update process. Ellis Lab did a better job of separating user ...
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NSM Better meta EE upgrade problems

Sorry we haven't responded to your prior support request attempts. We'll try and get this sorted for you soon. I can think of two reasons that may cause this error to appear but I'll need to take a ...
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Table doesn't exist after upgrade

Seems related to this bug report. If you have a conditional checking for something like this: {if grid_field:total_rows > 0} try changing that to this: {if '{grid_field:total_rows}' > 0}
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Database error 1054 after upgrade to ee 2.11.6

The "Fingerprint field" is missing in DB. Go to Database to trigger this query. ALTER TABLE `exp_sessions` ADD `fingerprint` VARCHAR( 40 ) CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci NOT NULL AFTER ...
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PHP Error after upgrading from version 2.5.3 to 2.11.7

It does sound like some file either has whitespace inserted ahead of its opening <?php tag, or you have a file that is using closing PHP tags ?> and has whitespace after it. ExpressionEngine ...
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Convert Content Elements field to Fluid field

I have done this sort of migration a couple of times and it is doable but not straightforward. Broadly you have to first get your old site to dump out the content of the field for each entry ...
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Is There Any Way to Upgrade From 1.7.3?

You can get a version of EE 2 from here: https://github.com/ExpressionEngine/ExpressionEngine/tree/2.10.1 Although it is not the most updated version of EE2 (which is 2.11.9), you can use that to ...
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Where to download 3.5.17?

I believe this is the right file https://github.com/ExpressionEngine/ExpressionEngine/releases/tag/3.5.17 If you're upgrading a site from an earlier EE version, remember to follow the instruction ...
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Will EE 3.x work with PHP 5.6+

The short answer is yes. The documentation indicates that the minimum version is 5.3.10 but EE3 will work with php versions up to 7.2 depending upon which EE3 you install: php 7 compatability was ...
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Installation’s version (3.3.1) is not consistent with the reported version (3.3.3)

Figured this out myself and was my own error but thought I'd post this in case it happens to anyone else. I needed to review some settings in system/user/config/config.php. This contains the ...
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Expression engine 2.1 to 2.11.1 Upgrade never completes

Looks like the issue was because the config file was setup to grab a different config file for each environment. Even though I set it up the same way it causes the upgrade wizard to stall. Once I ...
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ExpressionEngine 2.3.1 and PHP 5.6 support

A couple things. Usually get the the ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED error when there are PHP errors/notices breaking the gzip output. You can turn off Gzip Output in the Output and Debugging preferences. ...
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Error when upgrading to 2.10.1 - Site not working

You are having a weird disk corruption issue, here ya go homie: http://thecancerus.com/how-to-fix-mysql-error-error-code-30/ You need control of your server for this fix. If you have control, back ...
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missing cookies after upgrade to 2.10

I'm going to jot down what I have in my bog standard 2.10.1 install, after logging in. My install is fully working. PHPSESSID (for finding server session) exp_sessionid (for finding your ee session) ...
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Is upgrading ExpressionEngine a big pain - or am I just a wimp?

IF you are following each step mentioned in upgrade doc it's worlds easiest task. however it's a bit tough if you are not using a stable version currently or your EE current version is older than 2.7 ...
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Issues Upgrading from 2.5.3 to 2.9.3

Sometimes when EE does this, I enable PHP error reporting at the top of my index.php file and set $debug = 1. ini_set('display_startup_errors',1); ini_set('display_errors',1); error_reporting(-1); ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined method EE_Javascript

Unfortunately I found out. that Store 1.6 I believe ends support at 2.7.3.
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About to upgrade, what are EE differences between 2.81 and 2.92?

In cases like this, you should check out the Change Log. There are a couple of changes that stand out: EE2.9 requires at least PHP 5.3.10 (EE2.8 requires 5.2); In EE2.9, the conditionals parser has ...
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