Useful Nuget commands

Having the little knowledge of Nuget Commands is important if your company is thinking to adopt EPiServer Continuous Release Process.

In Visual Studio Click  Tools>Nuget Package Manager>Package Manage Settings, Select from Options, Package manager>Package Sources.
Click + Button and add an entry with
Name: EpiServer packages

After these setting you are ready to use EPiserver Nugets. Nuget Packages can be installed from 'Package manager Console' or 'Manage Nuget Packages For Solution' window.

Here are few useful nuget commands

To extract the SQL schema Changes Find the full article (

To update database after upgrade

In order to see the list of available versions of an episerver package you can use a command like this
Get-Package -ListAvailable -Filter EpiServer.Find -AllVersions

To install a specific version of package this command can be used
Install-Package EPiServer.Find -Version

To Uninstall a package following command can be used
Uninstall-Package EPiServer.Find -Version

Update a particular package in all projects of the current solution to a particular version
Update-Package EPiServer.Find -Version

Re-install a particular package
Update-Package EPiServer.Find -reinstall

Re-install all packages
Update-Package -Reinstall

View dependency List
get-package -list EPiServer.Find | select dependencies

Complete list of commands can be find at at


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