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Questions tagged [content-editor]

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

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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? [on hold]

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. ...
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Changing state of custom Ribbon controls

I have created a custom ribbon button (Large Button) and a text field (Small Input Box). I can disable/enable these controls just fine when clicking an item (by the CommandState QueryState() override)....
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Control the time zone of the Date fields within Sitecore

I have a mechanism that is automatically creating content items and setting dates accordingly. Dates are being set in UTC by the code. For my local development machine, I am in the central timezone (...
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While clicking on an item in Content Editor throws Invalid Certificate exception

Configuring Sitecore 9.0.2 on scaled environment. On the CM environment when we click any of the items related to our website, we see the exception below. Whereas all the Sitecore ootb items in ...
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What is this mysterious *green square* on my Content Editor?

I was wondering if anyone knows what is this mysterious little green square on my Content Editor. I've never seen any mention to it on the official documentation as far as I can remember.
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Images wiped out by virtualssuser

Bit of an unusual one. Came into work one morning to be told images are missing from multiple components within sitecore. Live appears to be unaffected. Carousels and other components with images in ...
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How to programmatically refresh a Sitecore item on Content Editor upon editing it

I would like to refresh a Sitecore item after editing it programmatically. Scenario: An Action of a workflow opens a dialog, does some operation and on clicking the OK button I want to refresh the ...
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Sitecore MultiList showing Standard Values

Using Sitecore 9.0.1, in a MultiList with Search field with a Source set as StartSearchLocation=/sitecore/content/Parks/Home/Places&Filter=_template:{BCE4E2CA-ACA5-446E-B363-9635B92C7278}|...
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Customized Insert Link Dialog, How to Get Access to Currently Selected Item in Sitecore Tree

As part of our clients requirements, we need to add a dropdown field to the Insert Link dialog in Sitecore. Based on the selected Item in the content editor, this new field needs to query the tree to ...
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Sitecore Rich Text Editor seperate image for mobile and desktop

Is there a way to show separate images for mobile and desktop in Sitecore Rich Text Editor. I have an image which contains a table with more than 4 columns. It shows perfectly on a desktop. But when ...
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Make one of two sitecore content fields required?

I've been trying to find a way to make one of two fields valid and haven't come up with much. Is there a way to do this with custom field validators or is that just relevant to individual fields? ...
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Clicking on Insert link for General link field is not showing child items

When "Insert link" option is clicked for any field of type General link, the popup is showing only sitecore item and not showing the child items. Is this because sitecore has to load lot of items ? I ...
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Server Redirects vs Sitecore Internal Redirects [closed]

Recently my company changed names. A server side script was created to change any URL's from www.name.org to https://name.org. I am now tasked with fixing hundreds of 404 and 302 redirects. All of my ...
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Opening Content Editor taking too long time to load

I have configured an environment for Sitecore XP 8.2.7 and it seems it is not somehow using cache properly when opening Content Editor since it takes just too long time for the initial loading. What ...
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How to copy multiple items to a new location

Got over 200 items in various folders in one location that would like to copy to a new location while retaining the same folder structure. Each item has more than one version and would like to retain ...
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How does Image Size validator work?

I wanted to set image size validation for an image field for example the image field should not accept any image more than 2 mb. For this I tried using Image Size validator available in Sitecore. ...
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Multilist with search not loading for non admin

Data on the left side of the multi-list is not loading if the user is a non-admin. I have multisite on a single node so on the data source I've put Sitecore query as StartSearchLocation=query:./...
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Is there any easter egg in Sitecore?

I am just curious whether there is an easter egg - inside joke, hidden message (image) or secret feature - that you have found in Sitecore in various versions. Are there any? Easter egg -> https://...
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Sort order in Multilist with Search Field in Content Editor

Using Sitecore 9, I want to order alphabetically the items in a MultiList with Search field in the content editor In the template, I have the Source: StartSearchLocation=/sitecore/content/Parks/...
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Is there an option to only show item names (not display names) in the content tree?

I want to see the actual item name in the content editor. The display name being (mis)used by content editors which makes finding and linking items really hard.
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Uploading zip file to Media Library and enabling “unpacking” results in an error

The issue When I use the Upload files (advanced) feature of the Media Library to upload a zip file with images in it (Sitecore 8.1 Update 3) and check the box to Unpack ZIP archives, uploading fails ...
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How to determine whether an editor is using the Desktop Content Editor or Launchpad Content Editor?

I've been doing a lot more SPE report implementations and noticed that the functionality of loading the ListView is dependent on whether the editor is using the Content Editor from Launchpad or the ...
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How can I disable drag-and-drop functions on GUI in the Content Editor?

I am currently working on a project using Sitecore version 8.2.7 and our client asked us if we can disable drag-and-drop function so that they do not have to worry about any accidental item deletion. ...
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Creating Custom Content Editor Warning Bar

How would I create a custom Content Editor Warning bar? I want it to appear whenever the item is based on a specific template and does not have any children.
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Different Field source for different Language

Is it possible to assign different field source for the different language? For example, I have a sample template in with samplefield. samplefield has a field source as /sitecore/content/Home-en ...
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Is there a way to manage external links in Sitecore Content Editor so that it can be reused?

Recently I got an interesting query from one our Sitecore clients. The current site they are working on has a large number of external links. If they use the hyper link manager to add these links ...
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Interrupted publishing an item process - publish items stopped working [closed]

When I published an item/page (Republish, unchecked related items) it took an unbearable amount of time, so I cancelled it by ending the IIS worker process (better way to end it?). Then an error ...
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What is the Use of Heartbeat.aspx in Sitecore

I have been noticing this heartbeat.aspx in few blogs.But nothing explains the use of heartbeat.aspx,What exatcly is hearbeat.aspx and how/when can i use it ?
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Duplicate item in content tree, throws “Object not set to and instance of an object” error

I'm working on a project where we're using TDS. In my environment, I have a duplicate folder item that showed up under the root of my site. It's not unheard of to have issues like this when working on ...
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Setup “My Toolbar” as the opener ribbon

Since I've customized the "My Toolbar" ribbon, it's a lot easier to work, having all the commands I usually need on the tab. Although, everytime I open the Content Editor page, the "Home" ribbon is ...
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Config patch/hack to temporarily disable index update

Is there some easy config patch or hack I could make which would disable all indexing activities? I want to do this for things like package installation and also deletion of large content branches ...
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Name Value List with Value field as Rich Text

Is it possible to have the Value field of the NAME-VALUE list as the RichText? Our Requirement is to provide the HTML content in the Value field and render in the webpage as HTML.
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sc_site on template standard values [duplicate]

When opening the experience editor on the standard values of a template, the sc_site=website parameter is passed in the URL. In my multisite setup I have different sites specified. The codebase takes ...
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Error when selecting an image in Media library

I'm facing an issue where when I'm in the content editor clicking on some already uploaded images in the media library, then I get a popup with an error in it. And when I go to the event viewer to ...
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Clearing recent icons

I have an icon in my recents icons that has a FQDN for the path. It causes my icon picker to stall while the editor waits to resolve the url. Does anyone know how to clear the recent icons list?
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Error while adding link to the content body - Web.config registration missing

We are facing a issue while adding a link to the content body and creating a new item in our application using content editor. Exception thrown: Web.config registration missing! Description: ...
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How to create a new website from an existing website with only the content items different?

I am using Sitecore 9.0 without SXA. I have an existing website (20-30 pages - mainly brochureware) for a certain brand and for a specific country. I now need to create another website with the same ...
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Permissions fine-tuning for Content Editor profiles: Insert Items (and other questions)

I am currently optimising the custom Content Editor role in our application, and I'm going through most of the Core database while doing so. I have the following questions: 1) How do I enable the ...
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Sitecore MultiLanguage Content changes the URL. Results 404, Not found error

I'm having an issue in my site.I'm using VirtualFolder property to change the site language content. I've a link 'Environment' and my default site language is Chinese. So,the URL looks like www.xyz....
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Make a field(RTE) disable(readonly) and enable(editable) on toggle of checkbox in Content Editor

I am trying to disable(readonly) and enable a RTE field on toggle of a checkbox in the Content Editor. The John west blogs tells to alter the "renderContentEditor" Pipeline which I guess will not be ...
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I deleted a page, but it still appears on the site. How can I delete this page?

Through Content Editor I deleted a page, after that, I published the folder where it was contained. But even deleted the page keeps appearing on the site and I do not know how to remove. The strange ...
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Sitecore 9 - Authors accessing profile information for content items

Is there any out-of-the-box way in Sitecore 9 for content authors to access the sitecore user profile information and put it INTO the content fields. For example, in the experience editor - could a ...
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Stop user from saving and publishing when a field is Empty

Is there a simple way of stopping user from saving and publishing when a field is empty?
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Prevent Item Duplication in Sitecore

I want to prevent user from creating item with duplicate name. I've referenced Sitecore Climber's Prevent Duplicates approach with slight modification to prevent item duplication due to rename, copy, ...
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Content Editor showing “failed to load resource: Request timeout” in Safari only

My Sitecore instance is showing an error "failed to load resource: Request timeout" for some items in safari browser only. Same items perfectly opens in other browsers. Is there any external setting I'...