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Save Item Rule - Inserting item causes recursion

I am using the rule engine to insert a branch template under an item on Item Save. The problem is that each item in the branch subsequently triggers Item Save. Is there a way to prevent the branch ...
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How to get Sitecore template branches to use default language?

We are trying to use Sitecore template branches to create templates for different pages, i.e. "About us", "Contact", "Faq" etc. In that way, we hope to ease the job of the Sitecore editor, when they ...
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How to link branch template children items (data sources) with its parent renderings in Sitecore 7.2?

I'm following this blog post from Zachary which is pretty clear. http://zacharykniebel.com/blog/sitecore/2016/march/30/using-sitecores-new-addfromtemplate-item-provider-pipeline The only issue is ...
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How do I create a template that contains proprietary components? [closed]

I need some advice about creating a template. I need to create a template with all the components on the page, each component has to be unique and not related to another copy (asides from header, ...
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Setting a droplink default in a branch template

I'm creating a branch where my home item has three drop link fields for navigation. I'm also creating the starting point for the three navigation paths in my branch. However, pre-setting the drop link ...
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Relative datasource for template field

I have created a branch template [Comparison Chart] which contains a folder item called [Headers] which is designed to contain items of the template [CChart Header]. Inside the [Comparison Chart] ...
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Sitecore Data Exchange Framework Branch Template Issue Template is invalid

I am working on importing the data from file system provider into Sitecore using Data Exchange framework.While adding the content using regular template in sitecore, the items are imported fine.But I ...
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Create Item using REST API and Branch as template

I'm trying to use The RESTful API for the ItemService to create items based off a branch template. When I pass the branch ID as the TemplateID in the request, the service returns a 400 "Template is ...
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Branch ID missing from web db

I'm using Sitecore 8.2 Update 3. I created an item with a branch template, and I see that template/ID in the "Created From" area of the quick info. However, when I publish to the web database, the "...
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Sitecore branch with a saved search, how do I change the location dynamically when the branch is created

I have a branch template in Sitecore with a bucket. Inside the bucket I want to include two saved searches that are available to users as soon as they create an instance of the branch. The problem ...
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Is it possible to use a Sitecore query to set an item's data source?

I have a branch template that is used to create a landing page with related content. I want to set the data source of the parent page's content sublayout to the parent page's content item child. test-...
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Create an item with a specific ID and Branch

I found an article showing how to create an item using a branch. https://briancaos.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/creating-items-from-branches-in-sitecore/ I found another article showing how to create an ...
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Getting insert options even though item is configured to have none

I'm working on a clients site and I am currently facing a weird behavior, when right clicking items on the item tree to add a new child item, I am getting options to insert items of different template ...
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How to automate adding renderings for a branched item added to a page through Experience Editor?

We have a Sitecore branch with a number of items being created, e.g. Gallery + 4 Gallery items. We have created a rendering for the Gallery with a placeholder, and a rendering for the Gallery items (...
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Execute custom logic whenever an item is added from a particular branch template

I am looking to run some custom logic (likely some rules) whenever an item is added from a particular branch template. How can I trigger this logic to run, in Sitecore.
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How do I fix a broken 'Created from' reference when the branch no longer exists?

We're using Branches in Sitecore 8.1 rev. 160519 when creating new pages. However, at some point a branch item was lost in all of our environments, possibly because of a bad package, since the item ...
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What's the best way to update items created from a branch template

When you create items based on a branch template, those items will contain a copy of the content, renderings etc. of the branch at the time the items were created - any changes applied to the branch ...