Sitecore Development / Kim Hornung

Friday, August 29, 2008

Beta version of CMS 6 Database Conversion Tool

It's a great pleasure for me to announce that a beta version of the CMS 5.3 to CMS 6 Database Conversion Tool has just been published on SDN:

New Features
The main improvements compared to the alpha version is that all the conversion steps now can be executed automatically instead of having to manually start each conversion step.

Also, we've implemented a small wizard that makes the user interaction more intuitive.

Fixed Issues
Please refer to the release notes on SDN for a list of improvements and fixed issues.

Known Issues
The list of known issues in the documentation has been updated based on the issues reported for the alpha version.

Updated Documentation
The documentation has been updated to reflect the user interface improvements.

Monday, August 04, 2008

CMS 6 Database Conversion Tool alpha2

A new alpha of the CMS 5.3 to CMS 6 Database Conversion Tool is available on SDN:

A single issue has been fixed: after a migration all presentation controls had the same "uid" in the Renderings field. This could lead to problems in the Page Editor if a rendering is placed multiple times inside the same placeholder.