TDS How-To: Migrate TDS Projects from VS 2013 to VS 2015

If you want to move your Sitecore development environments to newer version of Visual Studio, you will first need to install the new VS version you have selected. Then download TDS from our website. We recommend using the latest version of TDS as it has the latest features and is compatible with all previous versions, but […]


TDS How-To: Fix the TDS .targets import setting when it’s not valid.

When using Visual Studio on a restricted machine, a scenario may manifest wherein TDS can’t be installed on the default location (MSBuildExtensionsPath = C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild).
As a consequence, the TDS .targets import setting inside the .scproj files () are not valid. In order to work around this restriction, one can add the path …


TDS How-To: Fix Icons that are not Displaying Properly

TDS gets the item icons from Sitecore. If there is an issue connecting to the website during the download process of the items, some icons may default to the following (on the left):     If that happens, it is possible to force TDS to get the icons again by deleting the /obj/IconCache folder. Also, […]


Share T4 template files between TDS projects

The template based text generation framework T4 (Text Template Transformation Toolkit) included with Visual Studio is a general-purpose templating engine used to generate Visual Basic code, XML, C# code, HTML, or text of essentially any kind. Template files are created, a mix of literal text, code, and processing directives after which the T4 template processor […]


Occasional Issue Seen with TDS Installer

When upgrading to TDS 5.5.0.x from an older version and trying to load a solution with a TDS project inside, the following error might occur:

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