Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC conversion is a Visual Studio add-in that converts an existing ASP.NET MVC application into a Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 2) Web application by adding the required assemblies and resource files.
The Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 2) Web Application Project conversion utility is available from v188.8.131.52.
Before use, the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Project Conversion, check whether the ASP.NET MVC Extensions - Syncfusion installed or not in Visual Studio Extension Manager by clicking on the Tools -> Extensions and Updates -> Installed for Visual Studio 2017 or lower and for Visual Studio 2019 by clicking on the Extensions -> Manage Extensions -> Installed. Also, check whether the corresponding Essential Studio version build installed or not. If the Essential Studio version is not same for both the Extension and build, then the Project Conversion will not be shown.
The steps below help you to convert the ASP.NET MVC application to the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC application via the Visual Studio 2019:
Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET MVC > Convert to Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Application… in Visual Studio Menu.
In Visual Studio 2019, Syncfusion menu is available under Extensions in Visual Studio menu.
Right-click the Project from Solution Explorer, select Syncfusion Web, and choose the Convert to Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Application… Refer to the following screenshot for more information.
The versions are loaded from the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC NuGet packages which published in NuGet.org and it requires internet connectivity.
The following configurations are used in the Project conversion wizard.
Assets From: Load the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 assets to ASP.NET MVC Project, from either NuGet, CDN, or Installed Location.
Choose the Theme: Choose the required theme.
if you enabled project backup before converting, the old project was saved in the specified backup path location, as shown below once the conversion process completed.