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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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Modifications to Content Editor for Accessibility Input Labels

Is there a Sitecore supported or unsupported way of modifying html structure of Content Editor and Experience Editor for the purpose of supporting screen readers used for accessibility/visually ...
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Multi-list with search showing gibberish after switching to SOLR Cloud

I'm running Sitecore 8.1 (Original Release), and last night we switched our SOLR indexes to use a dedicated SOLR Cloud set of servers instead of using a stand-alone SOLR instance on our CM server. ...
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Droptree fails on certain items

I've got a strange error with a droptree field, it works for all items except those below a certain folder, as below. Debugging with Chrome the last request before the null item is returned was to ...
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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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Saving presentation details kills browser

I'm having issue with saving presentation details on standard values for a template. I navigate to the template and standard values I'd like to edit in content editor, I open presentation details ...
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Adding custom control dynamically to Custom Field in Sitecore gives App_Web_xxxx.dll not found

I have a created a simple user control and dynamically added that control to a new custom field in Sitecore. When viewing the item having that custom field in content editor, it works just fine. If I ...
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General Link - Raw Value inside but not editable in Field

I have a general link field where the value is still inside when I look at the raw value but the field seems to be empty and has to be cleared before it is editable again. How do I fix that and what ...
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Closing custom tab on item context change

I have a custom button in content editor that will trigger a command that will run the following code(simplified for this purpose) SheerResponse.Eval((new ShowEditorTab() { ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Model has not been found Exception while adding WFFM form in Content Editor

I'm trying to insert a WFFM form via content editor (Presentation > Insert Form) in a page. Instead of showing the list of placeholders, it shows the page. When I add via experience editor it is fine. ...
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Automatically assign tags based on a single parent value

I'm new to Sitecore and am hoping someone can help. What is the best/easiest way to set this up for content editors so that if they choose a value from one tree, it automatically tags for other ...
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How can a previously removed component be fully restored from standard values?

When a component coming from a template has been removed from a page item, it can be restored by resetting layouts from standard values. However, if changes are made to the component at the template ...
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Why are page components getting bumped to bottom of components list after template is deployed?

After a particular template is deployed during a release, page level components are getting bumped to the bottom of the components list on page final layout. We've pulled that template from getting ...
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If I add a CSV file to the media library and visit that item in Sitecore, a file is downloaded automatically with the content of that media item

I want to upload a CSV file into our media library. In our Dev environment, this works as expected, the file uploads, shows up in the content tree, mime-type/extension is getting set appropriately, ...
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How to programmatically expand a TreeviewEx to a specific folder, without collapsing existing expanded folders

I can expand a TreeviewEx to a specific item with the below code, but any existing folders are collapsed. How can I expand a folder without collapsing the existing expanded ones? var datacontext = ...
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Experience editor missing Workflow

When I edit the content on the content editor the workflow is triggering and showing Request for approval command option under the Review tab, whereas when I edit the content through Experience editor ...
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Customizing Rich Text Editor to automatically link email addresses while editing

While I know you can hook into the item:save command or override the scSendRequest method, is there a better way to automatically make email addresses self mailto link when entered? (think of MS word, ...
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Experience Editor rich text editor doesnt have as many option as Content Editor Rich text editor

My Experience editor rich text editor doesn't have all the option that the Content Editor has(missing list, etc...). so when editing a rich text in Content editor I have more options(image 2). The ...
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Not Able to Publish Items from Experience Editor after cloning component in SXA

Recently i started working on SXA and cloned the Event List Component and named Custom Event List in which i added some fields , after drag/drop the component in the Experience Editor , and created ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Attempting to Change Template logs out user

On a site that was recently upgraded from v8.0 Update 3 to v8.1 Update 3, editors are reporting that when they attempt to change the template of an item, they end up on the login page. These users are ...