How can I run XPathBuilder in Sitecore 9?

I already tried this URL from earlier versions of Sitecore, but it is not working in Sitecore 9: http://<website>/sitecore/shell/default.aspx?xmlcontrol=IDE.XPath.Builder

Can anyone help me here?


You can not. XPath Builder has been removed in Sitecore 9.

You could try Sitecore Powershell Extensions (SPE). It can help you with the queries and do a whole lot more...

An example of the query functionality in Sitecore 9 with PowerShell:

Get-Item -Path master:// -Query "/sitecore/content//*[@@TemplateName = 'Sample Item']"

More info: https://www.sitecorespark.com/blog/2017/11/xpath-builder-sitecore-9-powershell-option


XPath Builder has been removed in Sitecore 9.

One alternative is to use Query Analyzer from Sitecore Rocks.

To open Query analizer after you install Sitecore Rocks go to Tools-> Query Analizer

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Here are described some of queries which can be run :


  • Under Query Analyer in latest Sitecore Rocks, there is an XPath Builder too!
    – jsalwen
    Dec 5 '19 at 18:14

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