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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need help with error after upgrade to EE v6

So it looks like this is an error with some of the code in PHP 5.6 If possible to upgrade to PHP 7.x or higher, this should be resolved. We'll also make a change to fix this in PHP 5.6 in the core.
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After Upgrading EE5->EE6: Warning with plugin

You can download the ReadingTime addon from the EllisLab Github. I think it disappeared from the pre-installed addons for EE6 as part of the change over from EllisLab ownership to opensource. I can ...
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EE 6 Upgrade: System folder path not set correctly

You need to manually download and unzip the EE6 release. Then copy over the index.php and admin.php files and also the system/index.php file.
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Error in admin.php or system/index.php when trying to upgrade to 5.4.0

Hard to tell from your question what actually is going on, but here is a suggestion for a way forward: Download a clean copy of EE 5.4 Create a clean / new install of EE 5.4 on some test system Copy ...
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Extensions Error and Unable to Login After Upgrade from EE2 to EE3

You have a few options. If it's just extensions, you can use this configuration override to disable all extensions: $config['allow_extensions'] = 'n'; Add that line to the end of your config.php file....
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How to run EE3 Installer

When upgrading to v3, you have to download the specific release tag instead of just downloading the v3 master branch. This is the link: https://github.com/ExpressionEngine/ExpressionEngine/releases/...
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How to run EE3 Installer

Try to visit the installer directly; it sounds like your admin.php file is trying to load the Control Panel system and not the installer. The plugins table is created in the EE 3.0.0 update script, ...
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How to run EE3 Installer

Seems to be an add-on problem. So try to uninstall, or update it this add-on before to to the update. Check if this addon is EE3 compatible or not, if it still exists, and if it is useful or not. ...
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Upgrade EE2 to EE3 : Internal Server Error

It sounds like you have an incomplete member record issue. EE2 was not very strict about the member model being complete; however, EE3/4/5 is much more strict and will hit fatal errors if a member ...
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Upgrade from EE1 to EE4

This will be very time-consuming if you proceed. Since most of the third party add-ons for EE1 are either out of development with no updated version or hard to obtain, you either own those old add-...
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Installation hacked - rogue link inserted onto page

The only timeI've encountered something like this is when the site was on a shared hosting. It turned out this happened because of a leaky joomla install on that same server. You can safely delete the ...
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EE 2.8.1 - 3.5.7 upgrade successful but nor channel data visible in control panel

I have a similar problem and I described it here: https://expressionengine.com/forums/topic/250487/no-entries-found-in-cp-after-updating All entries disappear when I add a new entry. After 10-15 ...
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Move membership data from 1.x to 3.x database

I would read up on this https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/cp/utilities/member-import.html Not sure if everyone will have to reset their password or not. ;~}
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Upgrade issues when upgrading to 3x when old plugins not available

From the documentation: Add-ons that you will not be using in v3 must be uninstalled and refactored out of your site before upgrading. It sounds like you've just removed files, and not actually ...
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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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NSM Better meta EE upgrade problems

Turns out the some of Better Meta values went missing during the upgrade and the php errors are the result of those fields being blank.So fired up phpmyadmin went into exp_nsm_addon_settings , and ...
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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 ...
Chris's user avatar
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