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uSync8 Documentation


This documentation if for uSync 8 - The uSync 4.x documentation is located in another section of this site.

uSync Elements

uSync is made up of a number of packages, and depending on what you are trying to achieve you may have some or all of these packages installed.

uSync (Core)

The core uSync package, lets you sync your settings between Umbraco Installations by writing the settings usually stored in the Database out to disk, and reading them in from disk either when your site starts up or when you perform an import via the back office.

the default items synced by uSync are:

  • DataTypes
  • ContentTypes (Document Types)
  • Macros
  • Media Types
  • Member Types
  • Templates


Content Edition adds the main content elements to any uSync folder structure

  • Content
  • Media
  • Dictionary Items
  • Domain Settings
  • Content Templates (a.k.a Blueprints)


uSync.Complete is a collection of paid-for packages for uSync that extend the capabilities of the core product to do even more with uSync, these packages are :

  • uSync.PeopleEdition
  • uSync.Exporter
  • uSync.Snapshots
  • uSync.Publisher
  • uSync.Audits