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Upgrading CRM 2011– Fix getServerUrl Script Error

   Words by CRM Consultancy

   on 25/08/2016 10:00:00

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When upgrading Custom Javascript in CRM from CRM 2011 to 2013 and beyond, most script will migrate across just fine.

(on the proviso that any of your Javascript is in CRM 2011 format, and not depending on the old depreciated CRM 4 model!)

However one quick piece of information that may help when upgrading is that the .getServerUrl() method of the Xrm Context is no more – replaced by .getClientUrl()

CRM 2011

crmPageContext.context.getServerUrl()

Now becomes:

CRM 2016

crmPageContext.context.getClientUrl()

Most other areas of the Xrm Context map across from 2011 fine, however here the Context is clearly worded in mind of On-Premise and so not fitting with the Cloud vision for CRM, and so we can see why this has been changed.

For more information on the changes in Scripting for CRM 2016, the following MSDN resource may be useful: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg328474.aspx

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