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I would like to get SXA Site name dynamically when we run PowerShell script through the context menu. Currently I am giving static Site name in PowerShell script. Using the below code.

Show-Input "Enter Site name"

I am using multiple sites so need it dynamically.

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There is an out of the box SXA function called Get-SiteItem that takes the item as parameter and gives the context site name. Using Get-Item function you can get the context item by using . as parameter.

Import-Function Get-SiteItem
$item = Get-Item . // Gets context item
$site =  Get-SiteItem $item // Gets context site item for the current item
Write-host $site.Name 
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You can run this command to get all your site names in your Sitecore Instance and then use a filter to get the specific one.

$siteNames = [Sitecore.Sites.SiteManager]::GetSites() | % {$_.Name}
Write-Host $siteNames | Select-Object -Unique

Hope this helps.

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  • This code is showing all the sites name. I would like to get only selected item Sitename through Powershell script .
    – Nisha
    May 5 at 6:42
  • Okay, can you give some more context like how you will get the selected item Sitename? Do you mean you will provide the Site item name or what? Please mention. May 5 at 6:46
  • I am running Powershell script through context menu. We have multiple sites and every site use this script and we would like to get Sitename dynamically instead of giving it static.
    – Nisha
    May 5 at 6:54
  • Can you provide some code snippets where you are defining it as static? May 5 at 6:55
  • Updated question.
    – Nisha
    May 5 at 7:08
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You can use the below code to get all the sites in a list.

The list can be used in a dropdown for the user to select the site.

$SiteResolver = [System.Type]([Sitecore.XA.Foundation.Multisite.ISiteInfoResolver])
$Sites = [Sitecore.DependencyInjection.ServiceLocator]::get_ServiceProvider().GetService($SiteResolver).Sites`
| ForEach-Object { $database.GetItem($_.RootPath) }`
| Where-Object { $_ -ne $null -and $_.ID -ne $null -and $_.TemplateId -eq [Constants]::SiteTemplateId} `
| Sort-Object -Unique

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