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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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Hide content item [on hold]

While working on a Sitecore 9 SXA project I want to hide a content section item called ‘Custom Metadata’ for a specific role. I tried to Hide section from the security tab and edit the Role manager ...
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NexusPipelineApi.Resume exception

I am on SC 9.2. When I try to edit an item as a non-administrator that is under workflow, I am getting the following error. The item is getting checked out, and a new version is created, but the ...
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MVC Route within content editor

I have a custom tab on the right-hand side(where we can see item fields) for my items in content editor and I am loading a MyTab.cshtml page within this custom tab. This .cshtml I'm trying to post a ...
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Placeholders of same name all using same data source

I am really new to Sitecore and I have run into a problem. I have a placeholder called "sectionBlock" that I am using multiple times on one page. The view rendering that I have allowed it to use is ...
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How to get/publish the items removed from the multilist field

Recently i was trying to get the items which are removed from the multilist field , suppose i have a multilist field and i added 3 items from left side to right side and saved and published those ...
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Updating a field Standard Value for Page Data Template without affecting the field value for existing Pages

I have a slightly strange situation where essentially the Standard values for a droptree field have been set incorrectly for quite some time on a number of page templates. The 'Content Type' field ...
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Is the 100 child item limit still a valid rule of thumb?

I always understood that Sitecore recommends having fewer than 100 items under a node. Is this rule still valid? Does having too many child items only impact the Content Editor when opening the ...
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droptree field -Return data by language

I used droptree field to allow the content author to select news items, and the content author has a specific language for example (en), but I can not filters news by languages. is there any way to ...
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Multilist with search display results without Template name

I used the multilist with search and it works fine, but the results return the items and (Template name), and I want to return items name only without template name. is there any way to do that? my ...
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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: The code in solution contains an 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 ...
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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 ...