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How to download and install uSkinned Site Builder upgrades with NuGet

Latest compatible version:
Umbraco 13.4.1
uSkinned Site Builder 6.1.2

Step 1 — Install Umbraco CMS upgrade

Upgrade Umbraco CMS to latest compatible version.

dotnet add package Umbraco.Cms --version {VERSION NUMBER}

You may also need to update the target .NET framework of your project to match the compatible version for Umbraco CMS.

Step 2 — Install uSkinned Site Builder upgrade

From the command-line interface, access the directory where your website project is held. We will now need to run a command that specifies the version of uSkinned Site Builder we want to add.

Depending on the version you want to upgrade to the command should look something like this: 

dotnet add package uSkinnedSiteBuilder --version {VERSION NUMBER}

Please make sure you run the command for the correct version.

Once the installation is complete you can run your website once again using the command: 

dotnet run

After installing your upgrade a folder will be created which relates to the version number you have installed:

~/usn/updates/{VERSION NUMBER}/

Step 3 — uSync

Step 4 — Install uSync

All the details you need to install the uSync package for Umbraco 9 + can be found here:

Once you have completed the installation of uSync you can move on to the remaining steps.

Step 5 — Copy updated files

Go to your Umbraco website directory and copy the contents of:

~/usn/updates/{VERSION NUMBER}/

Paste the contents of the uSync folder into your uSync folder at the route level of your website. Your uSync version folder may be v9. This can have any name. It is controlled by a uSync config setting.

Any other files in your updates folder should be pasted into the corresponding path at the route level of your website. 

Step 6 — Run your website

Run your website and log in to the Umbraco CMS. Don't worry if you see an error when browsing the frontend of your website at his stage.

Step 7 — Run uSync Import

Now we need to run uSync Import.

The following task will update any Document Type and Data Type changes.

Go to the Settings (Section) > uSync (node) > Import Settings

The following task will update any Dictionary item changes.

Go to the Settings (Section) > uSync (node) > Import Content

When the settings import is complete your website will be upgraded.

Step 8 — Success

You have now successfully upgraded uSkinned Site Builder.


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