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Questions about the ways Sitecore is configured, including .config files, patching, available settings, etc.

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Sitecore website as a subsite of an existing non-Sitecore website

We have two websites: the first one is non-Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.non-sitecore-site.com') the second one is Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.sitecore-site.com') My task is to make the second one (...
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Explore mode GeoIP data not available

In Sitecore Experience Editor Explore view I am facing one issue in which I am not getting any country list in GeoIP section under Visitor information. Below is the screenshot of my page. Please ...
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Apply patch to web.config in sitecore

I am little new to sitecore and I got a work thats bugging me. I was given a task to applying sitecore patches to the project and deploy to Dev. There were 3 patches. I completed the first two as it ...
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How to configure Solr to treat European English language the same as international English

I'm configuring a few sites within my solution to use "European English" (en-150 yes, it's weird, but it is a valid culture!). Does Solr treat all en- languages the same, or will I need to set up ...
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Modifying base RichText field styling

Still new to Sitecore and .NET, so I apologize if this is common but haven't come across a solution yet. I am trying to modify the body of our rich text template and create a new one that doesn't have ...
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PDF files downloading rather than opening in a tab

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9 and noticed that our PDF links are now downloading rather than opening in a new tab. I have tried changing the forceDownload in the the Sitecore.config to false, ...
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Sitecore 9.3 with solr - Computed field is not showing up in index, nor is ComputeFieldValue executed

I think I may be missing an important piece of information, but I am currently trying to get a computed field to show up in my Solr index. I did not have any issues doing this in Sitecore 7.5 with ...
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How do you disable rel='noreferrer' for external links?

Our ProtectExternalLinksWithBlankTarget is set to true so all our external links have the rel='noopener noreferrer' attribute, but we need to be able to allow some external links to be recognized as ...
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Allow public access to Staging website, but block access to CMS by IP

I'm looking to limit access to Staging CMS by IP. At the same time, the Staging website should be accessible to anyone irrespective of the IP. The website is hosted on Azure App Service. I ...
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is there a way to merge web config entries during sitecore upgrade?

we are upgrading our site from sitecore 8.1 to 9.1. hence like to know how the 9.1 instance web config file can be merged with existing 8.1 web config entries. is this has to be manual or is there any ...
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“Index sitecore_suggested_test_index was not found” on CM 8.2 after changing the default Solr index name

I am running: 8.2 Update 7 Solr xDB and Tracking enabled The Solr instance is shared across DEV and QA, so I need to prefix the index names for all of the indexes so that they do not conflict. I ...
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Custom Processing Engine Service Not Working

I'm trying to implement a test Processing Engine service to get started with Sitecore Cortex and ML.NET -> https://www.brimit.com/blog/dive-sitecore-cortex-machine-learning-introduction. Issue: I've ...
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Why am I receiving a message Could not find configuration node: databases/database @id=master?

Here is what I am hoping to do: I would like to upload a media item to the Media Library. Here is my Code: Here is my App.config <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <configuration>...
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What permissions does Sitecore need to manage Solr?

Solr 6.1.0 + Zookeeper + Basic Authentication Sitecore 8.0 Update-5 What are the minimum permissions required for Sitecore to manage Solr? The official documentation says nothing about this AFAICT ...
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Setting up “Hot reload” for frontend assets

We would like to improve the frontend development experience in our Sitecore 9.2 solution and provide something like "hot reload", i.e. the frontend is built auto-magically and published to wwwroot, ...
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Web Config Tranformation Namespace Issue

I need to transform web.config file for Prod CM and CD. To transform the assembly bindings for dependent assembly, I added below transform snippet on web.config.Prod.CM - <dependentAssembly ...
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Index core names and rebuild core

I've noticed in Sitecore 9 (at least through 9.1.1) that the value of <param desc="core> is based on the prefix you use during installation (IE, if you chose "local" as a prefix, the core is ...
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Coveo Config based on Environment [closed]

I am new to coveo and our dev environment is not working as expected, I am trying to duplicate the QA Environment and set up dev environment When i do this what are all the changes i should keep in ...
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LINQPad DirectoryNotFoundException: “Could not find a part of the path”

With Sitecore 8.0 update 5 and LINQPad Sitecore Driver 1.9.0.2 I am receiving the following error when attempting to run a vanilla query: It's strange that this isn't utilizing the specified web root ...
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Is it possible to create a patch config file for log level?

I've created this patch file for a Sitecore 9 instance, but looking at showconfig.aspx it has had no effect. The config file name begins with a 'z' to try to ensure it's processed last. <?xml ...
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Does this error MediaRequestProtection: An invalid/missing hash value was encountered show only in logs or a Yellow Page? [duplicate]

We are seeing this logs in our Sitecore application, we already saw some of the fixes and we are just wandering if this error makes the page in exception(yellow) page? or this has nothing to do in the ...
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Should ConnectionStrings.config be in source control/VS?

Or alternatively should ConnectionStrings.config just be left up to the server environment and never part of your VS publish?
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Sitecore 9.2 Virtual User Authentication and SessionId Cookie

On the project I'm working on, we have chosen to use Sitecore 9.2 XM with Identity Server disabled. Where in the pipeline should I expect to see the ASP.NET_SessionId cookie get generated to be sent ...
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Sitecore 9.1.1 Azure Search custom index not updating when running rebuild

I'm trying to port an application to Azure Search from Solr. I've got the sitecore indexes working and rebuilding. The documents are being added to the azure search index. However for any custom ...
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How to specify custom CD Server URL for Language (.co.in instead of /en-in)

Im currently trying to set the publish url for a specific language on the CD server. On the CM server the URL is mysite.com/en-in I want the CD servers URL to be mysite.co.in. How do I specify the CD ...
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Change value of SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE to false

Can we override SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE through code? Meaning, in my configuration file I set to true, through code I want to set it to false for a particular user. Is it possible?
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Ip hashing in Sitecore

Following the Sitecore documentation, if Sitecore.Analytics.Lookups.IpHashProvider is set then the IP addresses will be in hashed. My configuration file contains value as below: <add name="default"...
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What is the equivalent of the “DataProviderTimeout” setting in Sitecore 9

I want to temporarily increase the timeout settings in a Sitecore 9 environment while I run the tool for removing broken links (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/28725537/how-to-remove-broken-links-...
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Patching an attribute using non-patching syntax

In Sitecore config patch files, both of the following will give the same result: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/" xmlns:role="http://www.sitecore.net/...
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Sitecore Context null in web.config handler

I'm trying to create a handler to intercept index.cfm files, as we're migrating from an old ColdFusion system to Sitecore. I've designated the handler like this: <system.webServer> <...
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WebDAV disabled but still getting PROPFIND error

I have a Sitecore 8.2 site. WebDav is disabled on the CD as per https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/82/sitecore-experience-platform/en/disable-webdav.html# by disabling the Sitecore.WebDAV.config. ...
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Does runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests need to be set to “true”

I want to prevent the Session module (and other unnecessary modules) from running for static resources (.js, .css, etc..)
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Can I use Sitecore's Configuration patching mechanics for my Identity Server configuration?

Fairly sure I can guess the answer, but getting this question on record is still useful. Long story short: Can I use config patch files to manage configuration settings on my Sitecore IS web ...
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Sitecore Desktop database selection shows non-existent database

On my instance of Sitecore 8.2 Update 7, the database selection list in the lower right hand corner show two webs: There is only one web in publishing targets: And my connection strings only have ...
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What would cause a rendering to not show in preview mode for non-admins?

I have a rendering that shows fine for admin users but doesn't display for non-admins in preview mode. This happens on our production server but on our development server the rendering displays fine ...
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Sitecore patch files not overriding the value in Rainbow.config

I am using Sitecore 9.1.1 and I am trying to override the value of Rainbow.SFS.SerializationFolderPathMaxLength in the foundation.serialization.settings.config. But sitecore is taking the value from ...
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Excluding template fields from indexing - difference between documentOptions exclusion vs regular exclusion

I reducing the number of fields which get indexed in my site. I looked at App_Config\Include\Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.DefaultIndexConfiguration.config and see the section <configuration <...
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System.InvalidOperationException: geoIpServiceUri

I am troubleshooting why GeoIP information is not being resolved in my Sitecore 9.1.1 instance on Azure PaaS To try and ascertain whether the Sitecore GeoIP services has been subscribed to correctly, ...
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Need to know the configuration files to be modified in CD server

I have installed Sitecore 9.1 XP scaled(XP1) topology using PowerShell script shared in installation guide. I have sitecore.cm, sitecore.cd and other app process installed (REP,PRC,etc). When i ...
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Sitecore populating date field with yesterday's date via $date token

I have a date field in one of my templates who's default value is $date. When I create an item using that template, the raw value is 20190522Z, but when I view it not raw I see it as yesterday's date ...
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How does Sitecore read .jssconfig and .sxaconfig files?

So we know that Sitecore.Configuration.Factory reads through all files ending in *.config in the App_Config/Include folder of your website root. But I've seen with SXA and JSS, that additional config ...
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Boosting in solr vs lucene

I am changing the search engine from lucene to solr , and i want to make config changes in my custom indexes , i am using the search_keywords field for the predictive search , and the field is also ...
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Logged user is always sitecore\Anonymous during processor in SC 9.1

I'm using Sitecore 9.1, thus an identity provider. I have a custom domain named aba and I'm logged in Sitecore Administration Console using an aba\hsantos user. Then I have this processor which is ...
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Is there any need to use patch:after with Unicorn configuration files

I'm working in a Helix solution and have noticed things like: <configuration name="Feature.MyModuleName" dependencies="Foundation.SomethingElse" patch:after="...
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How to find reason for warning 'Could not load device from the device dictionary'

I've setup a separate CD environment for Sitecore 9.0.1 and upon starting the website, I see 1 exception in the log files that is logged as a warning. I've made sure that the client xConnect ...
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Breaking connection string causing a 500 not captured by HttpError

SC9.1 but tested in 8.2 also. I have been using my tried and true httpError config for capturing 500 errors to a static file. I was setting it up for a new client and I thought changing the ...
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Error: The type or namespace name 'MVC' does not exist in the namespace 'Sitecore' [closed]

I'm facing this issue in one of my testing instances: Sitecore 9.1.0 Inner Exception: c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files\root\84f876eb\34615233\App_Web_events....
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Customising the Sitecore Azure Marketplace Install

I installed Sitecore 9 on Azure using the Azure Marketplace. This creates a highly souped up instance of Sitecore. Id like to strip things out I don't need, to reduce the cost, but I am not entirely ...
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Patch forceDownload in Sitecore media types for PDF files

I want to patch only the ForceDownload attribute in below config: <mediaLibrary> <mediaTypes> <mediaType name="PDF file" extensions="pdf"> <mimeType>...
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URL rewrite doesn't seem to be working

We have the following rewrite rules in our config: <encodeNameReplacements> <replace mode="on" find="&amp;" replaceWith=",-a-," /> <replace mode="on" find="?" replaceWith=",...

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