Set up Existing Sitecore Site

✔️Get all files

🔹Open solution file

🔹Set up website files

🔹update-package -reinstall for nuget

✔️packages

🔹Restore db’s to SQL

🔺Set up admin user in sql (owner and public)

🔺May need to run mongodb batch file, for all db’s

✔️C:\Projects\databases\Mongo\StartmyDb.bat

🔹Or can look for existing connection to mlab.com somewhere


✔️Install slow cheetah for transforms (extensions not nuget)

🔹Connectionsstrings

🔹Sitedefinition


✔️Data folder set to right path in config


✔️Create configuration build and publish profiles


✔️Set up connection strings


✔️Setup data file in config

Add license file


✔️Add TDS properties

🔹Sitecore web url ex: http://local.existingsite/

🔹Sitecore deploy folder: C:\Websites\existingsite\website

🔹Build ouput path: .\bin\Release\


✔️Check references, verify all there

🔹May need to go into Nuget to install

🔹use Update-Package command

🔹Check lib for missing dll files


✔️Setup IIS site


✔️Rebuild indexes


Publish site fully


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