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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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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 pages and update the component's path with the new location

Would like to copy multiple pages from one location to another and update part of the path for the components associated. All other details such as folder structure, Item names, versions will be ...
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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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Change default font color for hidden items

We are using Sitecore 8.2. I would like to change the default font color for hidden items to have it stand out more. It doesn't seem to be controlled by the style sheets. I think the code is setting ...
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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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Unlock item and unlock all items not working

I tried to unlock an item locked(the same issue for unlock All).By clicking the button the window will be empty. It looks like the item was unlocked but clicking Review -->My Items the item will be ...
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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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Sitecore RTE customization for links

We've a requirement for rich text editor wherein if a user selects\adds a media file(like doc, pdf) in the rich text editor, they should see the file size along with the filename (EX Test.pdf|550kb). ...
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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 Inserting JavaScript with Content Editor

I'm trying to insert a little JavaScript code to an item. This is what I'm inserting: $.ajax( { url: "/api/Demo/EndVisit", method: "get", cache: ...
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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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Sitecore - Select Icons Popup too small [duplicate]

Recently I'm trying to play with Sitecore 9 update 1 and there is an issue while I want to change the item's icon through the ribbon bar. This issue is this dialog too small. I also found the question ...
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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'...
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Mixed Content: The page at was loaded over HTTPS, but requested an insecure XMLHttpRequest endpoint

We are having problems loading droplist Name/Value pairs when the datasource is Sitecore items. When I open the WFFM form designer, select the droplist field and choose some items for it I get the ...
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Buggy UI when choosing icons in CE on Chrome/Firefox with Sitecore9u1

Is it just in my installation or overall that ribbon Configure and button Icon are behaving incorrectly on Chrome and Firefox in Sitecore 9 Update 1? Dialog box is hidden behind content tree: I need ...
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Search by GUID for items in Recycle bin

Is there a way to query items in the Recycle bin by their ID? I'm trying to recover a deleted page and retrieved the page itself, but it has many datasource items which also need to be recovered. ...
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“Solr start” resets the schema and solrconfig file

As per Sitecore documentation for setting up Solr, I have generated the schema.xml (using managed-schema file) and updated solrconfig.xml. I copied both the files to the conf folder of the all cores ...
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Buggy UI with Chrome and Sitecore 9.0u1

I just installed Sitecore 9 Update 1 and I'm going through trying to set up some security rights. In Chrome 64 (latest version), I keep seeing little flashes as modals open, but when I click the Add ...
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Auditing => History table => other places to look at for auditing of what was changed?

After a user noticed us of the disappearance of a field value, I'm trying to audit what happened in more detail. I see from the backend 'History' table when the item was edited. But are there other ...
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Remove unicorn messaging in content editor in CM

Is it possible to remove following message in the Content Editor while still allowing /unicorn.aspx to work? This item is controlled by Unicorn I don't want changes in the CM to be written down to ...
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Sitecore 8.1 copying bucket item ends up by copying to same parent

Issue with the item copy functionality. When I try to copy any bucket item to another item (bucket or non bucket item) on selection of item in content tree, it works fine. But when the same has been ...
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How to debug File Drop Area Information during Uploading File?

I added a File Drop Area field (let's call it FDA) into a content item (let's call it sitecore/content/Home). In Dialog "Upload File", after I uploaded a file and click "Upload", where can I find the ...
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How to allow editors to configure redirection for a particular Item/Page?

I've so many links in different website for a particular page in sitecore. I want to allow Editors to configure the redirection for that particular Item to a new page. What is the best way of doing ...
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Automatic unlock item upon save

On Sitecore v8.2 If workflow is used, items need to be locked to be edited and explicitly unlocked by the content author when they are done. To automatically unlock the items upon save, we can change ...
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How to deal with Arabic content (right to left) in Sitecore?

Currently working for multilingual site, where a page which is in English. Now when I am trying to translate this with Arabic then all the content into the content editor getting distorted, Like in ...