Sitecore Updates

Sitecore Updates

Update Installation Wizard

  • An administrative page included with installations of Sitecore version 6.3 and later
  • Located at<siteroot>/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx
  • Used to install update packages with a .update extension downloaded from the Sitecore Developer Network site

Guidelines for Sitecore Updates

  • Read the Release Notes prior to installing updates to determine if the update is useful or mandatory for your existing solution
  • Use the Update Installation Wizard included with Sitecore to test and install updates
  • Use the Sitecore Update Helper at
  • Deploy updates on a test instance prior to updating live environments
  • Realize that additional manual changes may be necessary after the update