Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x

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4 months 1 week ago #162514 by RobertKn
RobertKn created the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
How to Upgade !

It' not to find in comfort update!

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4 months 1 week ago #162515 by jelo
jelo replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
That's indented. Currently an 100% working upgrade from 2.X to 3.X is not possible.

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4 months 1 week ago #162519 by RobertKn
RobertKn replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
Will it be possible in the future!

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4 months 1 week ago #162520 by jelo
jelo replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
Yes.
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4 months 1 week ago #162596 by olle
olle replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
Thank you, Jelo, for providing this answer. I'm working on this problem right now.

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3 months 2 weeks ago #163851 by macwinnie
macwinnie replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
Hi olle,
Can you already estimate when this will go live?
That would be great, thanks!

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3 months 2 weeks ago #163852 by olle
olle replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
Hi,

As far as I can tell, we've removed the biggest problems with theme configuration etc, BUT it's still "do it on your own risk". Neither plugins or templates are compatible from 2 to 3. We still haven't decided a date for comfort update upgrade. It might take a couple of weeks, still.

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3 months 2 weeks ago #163854 by holch
holch replied the topic: Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x
I would always recommend a parallel installation, when it comes to a major release. And then move to the new installation gradually.

Yes, this might be a bit of work if you have a lot of users/surveys.
But there are some important advantages:
- Current surveys will definitely not break and you can run them until the end with the old version.
- New surveys can be built in the new version, but if something goes wrong (e.g. bug, feature not working, etc.) you can export the survey and import it on the old platform as a fall back.
- You have a clean install and don't carry old weight with you.

The space a new installation requires is minor, I think. But you can reduce the risk of any problem quite a bit with this approach. And it doesn't cost you more (ok, you might use more 2x as much updates from your comfort update, but usually the number of available updates in the package allows you to update 2 installations without running into problems).

I'm not a LimeSurvey GmbH member. I answer at the LimeSurvey forum in my spare time. No support via private message.
Some helpful links: Manual (EN) | Question Types | Workarounds
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