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For questions related to the Content Editor interface. Includes context menu, ribbon, content tree, field sections, field validations, etc.

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exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved'

Whenever I try and copy a single item anywhere, I get this error. I have serialized the item and it has a template. NOTE: This is an item in a branch 12304 14:24:32 ERROR One or more exceptions ...
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Get list of Sitecore items updated by Specific User

My project is running on Sitecore 9, before 10 days i deployed changes on production environment after that content editor started updating content on production, we have created new user and that ...
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On Item Creation: Warning/Confirmation dialog for invalid Item Name

I want to create a Warning/Confirmation dialog when certain items do not pass our custom item name validation rules. The user can still override the warning dialog via OK/Cancel Buttons. I've tried ...
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Dynamic DataSource for Droplist in Content Editor

I have a Droplist for Approvers and the DataSource of Droplist to /SharedData/Approvers. I don't want the current user to have his own name in the list. For example, DataSource List is having A, B ...
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“ForceDownload” downloads images in CM even when set to false [closed]

I'm using Sitecore 9.1.1 and SXA 1.8.1. I needed to make .png and .txt files downloadable in my site, so I followed the answer here, and added a config patch where forceDownload is set to true for ...
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how to create custom saveactions at content tree side

sitecore 9.1 how to create forms saveactions at content tree side,like sitecore 8.2 wffm's saveactions.? In sitecore 9.1 directly select save action at forms module but we need to same at content ...
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Can we set the default content language in dropdown

I want to set the language in the dropdown -as shown in the image below- to another language on a per user basis. Our website is only in Japanese. Every time a new item is created or the page loads, ...
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Default enabling checkbox in rendering parameter isn't recognized by view

We have a view that uses rendering parameters, one of which sets a model property that determines whether a form should show inside the view. When I change the default value to 1 for that checkbox, ...
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Custom checkbox field for Enum C# Type

My problem: Code in solution contains a Enum type that is used to render some view and needs to be configured for different items. I am looking for a way to create a custom checkbox field to be able ...
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Search in content editor for checkbox field value

In the content editor's search functionality, is there a way to perform a search to find items where I'm checking for the value of a boolean/checkbox field? Like if I have an "active" checkbox in my ...
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Search query custom path

I'm trying to build a search query to find an item that is a child of the current item. Something like this: custom:path|./_local/* But this returns 0 results (should be 3 results). How do I do ...
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What is the difference between Speak UI and Sheer UI?

We are switching from Speak UI to Sheer UI due to performance issue. We would like to know what are the screens which would change for an Author in Sitecore CMS
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How to find history of content changes in sitecore [duplicate]

how to find all the recently change item details list in Sitecore? , is there any out of box functionality available in Sitecore ?
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Manually change the updated date of an item?

I've created a processor that archives items that haven't been updated in 2 years, and I'm trying to test this by altering a date of an item, but every time I change it and save, it reverts back. I'm ...
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Pass parameter linked to specific WFFM field to form page

I need to add a parameter to a specific field in a WFFM form. This is a standard sitecore field, not a custom field type, so I cannot change or extend the model to include another "setting". The ...
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Content and Experience Editor custom buttons - only show for certain roles

I've added a couple of custom buttons on the Publish Chunks of the Content and Experience Editors Publish Strips. Right now, these custom buttons show for everyone, but I only want them to show up for ...
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Nesting placeholders in Standard Values

I know (and I do it) that I can put a default value in a placeholder so that when I create a new item for my route type it populates my placeholder with a component that I will choose. I do it like ...
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Rich Text Editor target for mailto links

Using Sitecore 8.2, when I add a mailto:link it gives me a validation error that external links require a target. However, the modal tab for mailto links doesn't contain a target field, and if I ...
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Sitecore item name not accepting more than 100 characters

I am using sitecore 9.1 initial release and i created an item and gave the item name above 100 characters but sitecore is not accepting the item name more that 100 charaters , so in the sitecore....
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Create a link to My Items on the launchpad

I know how to create a custom launchpad button, but I'd like to make one that links to the content editor with a view of My Items displayed (maybe even maximized). It looks like this is a JS call ...
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Enable view buckets by default? [duplicate]

Is there a way to enable Buckets view by default for all users? I can see the Buckets item in the core database, but there doesn't seem to be a field that allows for enabling by default.
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Powershell script modifies My Toolbar when users are created but an hour later it's reset to default

I've gotten help here to implement a custom My Toolbar every time a new user is created: Run powershell script when new user is created. However, although this works initially when I first log in as ...
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TreeList field cannot be updated

TreeListType field is not getting updated when selecting value from left pane to right pane. Updated the value to display the raw value. But it is not updated. The value was updated or deleted with ...
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How to remove the blank field for Sitecore Droplink and Droplist

In Sitecore 9.0, when I create a Droplink or Droplist Sitecore generates a "blank" selection. For example I have a Droplink from Monday to Sunday, the first option will be a blank selection. How can ...
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Custom bucketing structure on the basis of date is not working properly

Recently I was creating a custom action for creating custom bucket rules, and I followed the instructions from this link. Everything went well but when I sync the bucketed folder, then on the basis of ...
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How to disable standard field check box for Sitecore content editor

How to prevent the Sitecore Content Editor to toggling the standard field checkbox. so that when they are trying to inadvertently modify things that they can't able to change the important settings ...
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Sitecore Sorting issues

Sitecore version 8.2 Revision 161221 I have an existing site where sorting has been manual for a long time. I have now been requested to switch the sorting of a section within Primary Page Stencil ...
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Sorting a Sitecore query used to populate a droplink

We have a query that's populated a droplink that displays photo items. It's grabbing these items from multiple locations, so the query is concatenating those subparts of the query. I'm wondering if ...
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Media Folder with insert option of MP3 files and Media Folders that can only contain Media Folders and MP3 files

I would like to have a folder in my media library that can only contain MP3s, or Folders of MP3s. The only way I can think of doing this is by creating a new "MP3 folder" type that includes itself ...
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how to sync the bucketed item programatically in sitecore

I was bucketing an item in Sitecore, and did some customizations it the folder structure also, I followed this link custom buckets, and the bucket structure which is being created is based on the date ...
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Where can I find my serialized Sitecore items?

I serialized a few Sitecore items to keep them on my version control system using the following menu: And now I must find them to finish my task. Where exactly are those files?
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Pre-customize My Toolbar for users of a given role or domain?

I'm not finding anything on this, and when I try to play around with items in the core database, I'm not seeing them change for a given user. Any idea if this is possible to do? I'm adding them ...
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Content Editor - item selecting action

When I select an item I want to check some fields before it will be displayed in the Field Editor and then change values on other fields. So I need to subscribe to an event, but such an event doesn't ...
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How to refresh a selected item on a custom menu click

I have a custom menu written to copy the item language version to another language. The current behavior is - when I click on the menu it copies the current language version to another language ...
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General link field value reverting on save

This is Sitecore 9.0.2, and I do not have any custom item:saved/item:saving pipelines going. On this template, in only one particular field (a general link field), if I make any change to the field (...
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How to catch field reset in item:saving event

I want to make a item:saving pipeline processor that will perform some operations when a item field is reset. I thought this would be simple, but it turned out to be trickier than I thought. Maybe I'm ...
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Unpublish workflow command disabled in Published (final state) in CE

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 along with SXA 1.7.1 We have a workflow in place with these states: 1. Draft (initial state) 2. Approver Approval 3. Publisher Approval (it has Approve and Reject ...
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The CSRF cookie value did not match the CSRF parameter value [duplicate]

I got an error while clicking the item in Sitecore, but when I refreshed the page, I was able to click the item this time. Exception: Sitecore.Security.AntiCsrf.Exceptions.PotentialCsrfException ...
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Content Editor Search by ID returns no results

I am very new to Sitecore, going through training, trying to get certified. In the Content Editor, I am trying to find an item by it's ID / GUID. I can navigate down into the tree, find an item, ...
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Uploading a PDF is stripping off accessibility data

The PDF file format is very versatile, and one of the things it can contain is accessibility information. (Metadata for the benefit of screen readers, etc.) On our Sitecore 8 install, we have PDFs ...
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Users can publish even when item has blank fields marked with required validation rule

I have Sitecore 8.2, have the template for my item assigned to our custom workflow, I have all validation rules set to Required for the fields in question. Yet I can move the item through the ...
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Enable content editor gutter items by default?

Is there any way to enable content editor gutter items by default, ideally for specific roles? I see the gutter items in the core database but none of the fields seem to be indicative of enabling or ...
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Create a launchpad button that opens the content and makes the current context a specific folder

I'm able to add a launchpad button that opens the content editor, but what I would like to do is to open the content editor so that it's context is within a specific folder - so the user doesn't see ...
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Media Attach command ignores UploadAsFiles

We have <setting name="Media.UploadAsFiles" value="true">. In most scenarios it's working as expected; media items' data bits are stored as files on the server rather than in the Sitecore DB. ...
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Knowing which rendering has a broken link

When looking at the broken links report or broken links in the bumper, sometimes it will reference a broken link in the Final Renderings. But no info is available to know which rendering is doing it. ...
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Adding footnote component/syntax to jss content field? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to allow content editors to add legal footnotes/disclosures within inline content. My initial thought was to instruct them to use some sort of syntax, such as [[disclosure=12.34]]...
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How to bulk-create template items automatically?

In Sitecore project, how would you bulk-create template items? What we usually do is to write internal-design document, which defines Item Name, Item Path, Section Name, and Field Name in Excel ...
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Image Editor actions throws “Parameter not valid.”

Image editor doesn't function after deploying to the azure environments. This seems to be the case for our Dev, Test and Acceptance environments. When using Crop or Rotate or Flip: Server Error in '/...
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Missing Sitecore Toolbar in Content tree

The content editor toolbar is missing after clicking the Item unable to navigate to any toolbar or publish the Item. Initial Home screen: After clicking any item in content tree: All toolbar labels ...
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Prevent custom Ribbon button from redirecting to new item

I have created a custom Ribbon button that creates a new item. However, when clicking this button the Content Editor switches over to this new item, whereas I expected it to stay on the first item. ...