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08 Apr 2021 / 2 minutes to read

Syncfusion Blazor migration is a Visual Studio add-in that allows you to migrate the existing Syncfusion Blazor Application from one version of Essential Studio to another. This helps to avoid manual work in the required places when migrating the Syncfusion version.

The following steps will help you upgrade the Syncfusion version to the Syncfusion Blazor application via Visual Studio 2019:

Before use the Syncfusion Blazor Project Migration, check whether the Syncfusion Blazor Template Studio Extension installed or not in Visual Studio Extension Manager by clicking on the Extensions -> Manage Extensions -> Installed.

  1. Open the Blazor application that uses the Syncfusion component.
  2. To open the Migration Wizard, either of the following options should be followed:

Option 1

Choose Extensions -> Syncfusion -> Essential Studio for Blazor -> Migrate Project… from Visual Studio 2019 menu.


Option 2

Right-click the application from the Solution Explorer and select the Syncfusion Blazor and choose the Migrate Syncfusion Blazor project from another version…


  1. The Syncfusion Project Migration window appears. You can choose the required version of Syncfusion Blazor to migrate.

The versions are loaded from the Syncfusion Blazor NuGet packages published in and it requires internet connectivity.


  1. Once the migration process is completed, you will get a successful message window


  1. The Syncfusion Blazor NuGet packages and CDN links are updated to the respective versions in the application.
  2. If you installed the trial setup or NuGet packages from you have to register the Syncfusion license key to your project since Syncfusion introduced the licensing system from 2018 Volume 2 (v16.2.0.41) Essential Studio release. Navigate to the help topic to generate and register the Syncfusion license key to your project. Refer to this blog post for understanding the licensing changes introduced in Essential Studio.

NuGet Packages

The installed packages of Syncfusion Blazor NuGet are updated with the selected version of Syncfusion Blazor.



The selected version of Syncfusion Blazor updated in the Syncfusion CDN links in the ~/Pages/_Host.cshtml or ~/wwwroot/index.html file.