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Can't access Media Library folder items from within Content Editor despite folder containing items

When attempting to set an image for a field in Content Editor, the media library shows no items to pick from: However there are in fact items in this location: I am also able to access these items ...
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Disable Custom Chunk Button calling PSE script if there is no write access to selected item

I have a custom Button in the content Editor (Share), basically it just runs a PSE Script that moves final layout to shared layout. Only a specific role can see the button. Now my problem is, that the ...
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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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Sitecore 10.1 showing subitems icon even when there are no children

I have just installed Sitecore 10.1 and Sitecore Commerce 10.1. An unexpected behavior of Content Tree is that every item has this "subitems indicator" icon beside it even when there are no ...
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Comparing versons of an item when using data source items

We're a bit behind the curve in adopting this stuff, but I hope that makes this an easier question ;-) I should also mention we are on 7.2 :-| Historically we had published articles on our site where,...
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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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Why aren't SXA rendering variants available for the default “Page Structure” renderings?

For nearly all of the default renderings in SXA, there's an associated rendering variant. And if I wanted to add a variant, in the Content Editor, I can go to presentation > rendering variant, and ...
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Change section name of an item in content editor based on some rule

I know it might sound crazy, but is it possible to change the section name in an item depending on some rule. For instance, Sitecore has B and C templates which are inherited from A template, A has a ...
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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 using the Sitecore gutter to unlock an item and using the command button in the Sitecore Ribbon?

I am working on creating an SPE version of unlocking an item in Sitecore I can assign to content editors so an administrator does not have to do it. Unlocking an item using the Sitecore ribbon seems ...
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How to disable content editing to users other than content owners and super admin in Sitecore workflow

We need to disable 'lock and edit' option for authors other than content owner who initiated the workflow. I able to achieve this by changing the below settings in Sitecore.config ...
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SXA doesn't recognize font files - how do I include them in my theme?

I have a pretty typical font setup: in my creative-exchange theme folder, I placed some custom font files and I reference my fonts like so: @font-face { font-family: "Graphik"; font-...
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Custom fonts issue in Sitecore Content Editor (Rich Text Editor and Single Line Text Fields)

We are running through one issue in Sitecore, Please let me know if anyone faced similar issue and know the solution. We are trying to copy content from MSWord (Which uses custom fonts "Times new ...
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Customize font style for multi-line text field

Is there a way to customise the font-style used by a multi-line text field in the Content Editor interface? Note - I don't care about styling for the front-end as this is handled by our regular CSS. ...
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How to display Sitecore content tree in a dropdown inside Sitecore WFFM Action Editor window of my custom save action?

I am creating a WFFM custom save action that works based on chosen EXM message. I have created an Action Editor dialog for my save action which should give the user to option to choose the EXM message ...
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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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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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Not all items appear in multilist with search field

Sitecore version: 9.1.1--SXA version: 1.8.1 I have a folder with this id {E1349067-E456-4903-BE42-6897A4559CA8} that contains 466 items from the same template, I tried to rebuild the master index to ...
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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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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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Code editor compatibility with Sitecore 9.3

We have used the Code editor market place module to edit CSS, Less & JS in Sitecore 8.1 content editor, this module downloaded from the marketplace. It was working perfectly fine in our old ...
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9.2: More than one Product Template from one Commerce Catalog

So, in our Bizfx we defined a catalog Catalog containing two categories, Category_1 and Category_2. In Content Editor the catalog displays the items from both categories with CommerceProduct template. ...
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How to refresh Content Editor item after calling OnOk method in custom DialogForm?

We have a custom FormDialog (standard combination of xml and cs file that inherits DialogForm) that appears when a custom button in the Content Editor ribbon is clicked. Using some user input, the ...
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Data-loss on shared field values after item editing

We are facing multiple occasions of shared fields loosing their value on our productive Sitecore 9.3 environment. So far, we where unable to reproduce the issue in a controlled environment so we do ...
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RTE “Show Editor” edit adds one extra <a> to HTML <a>

We wrote below code in RTE "HTML editor". Saved it. published it. <div class="content-center"> <a href="https://google.com"> <div class="...
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Is there a built in report to list all items of one type that link to items of another type?

I'm hoping there is a report of all pages that utilize items of a certain type (created from one template). I'm probably not asking this right, but here goes: I have a number of items created from ...
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Add new language version not working

Im running into an issue that is only happening for our non english users. This issue is only happening with a specific Page Template as well. When a regional user click on the Add new Version button ...
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Display Name not changing

Sitecore 8.2 update 0 I have a few items in my tree that when I try and change the display name, nothing happens. The display name stays the same. On the Audit of the change in the logs. No error. ...
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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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Load content editor with item pre-selected & translation mode turned on

I'm trying to create a link that opens the content editor with the following conditions: Specific item pre-selected Specific language pre-selected Translate mode (version tab > translate button) with ...
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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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CD reporting placeholder was not found in the “Home” item

Sitecore 8.2 Update 3 There were a lot of broken links so I used the admin tool to remove them, but I am still getting tons of "placeholder was not found in the 'Home' item" messages in the log. I ...
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How do I display an error dialog from content editor command?

How do I show an error style dialog (i.e. with red error logo and the expand text) from a content editor command? I've tried to use SheerResponse.ShowError(). The content editor greys out like it ...
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How do I hide a field from display in the Experience Editor's component editor?

I need to hide a template field on both Content Editor and Experience Editor. For Content Editor, I could achieve it by overriding the GetFields pipeline. It still shows up on the Experience Editor. ...
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Rendering Parameters on EXM missing in CE tree

When you are creating an email campaign on EXM, and go to the message tab, and select the body of message, then select one of the renderings, More, Edit component Properties, Add a rendering Parameter:...
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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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Track Sitecore Login

I need to pull up how many users logged in to Sitecore CM per month (for the past 6 months). Is there a way I can do this through Sitecore or maybe in core db, which table should I look at?
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Where will an orphaned item be restored from recycle bin?

Where will Sitecore restore an item from the recycle bin whose Original Location is [orphan]/Item Name?
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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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Show [shared] text for non admins [duplicate]

When I have a shared field, then I can see that this is a shared field as admin in content editor like: with the "[shared]" at the end. but when I login with my contentmanager there is nothing an the ...
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How to create Dropdown in Rich Text Editor (wysiwyg) in Sitecore 9.0.2

I am trying to create a Dropdown in WYSIWYG. I have added the Item using the Html Editor Drop Down Button template and Dropdown values using the Html Editor List Item in the core database. However, it'...
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Is it possible to get a list of all locked items?

Our editors would like to be able to see all locked items at a glance to be able to clean up locks. There is of course the option to show locked items in the Quick Action Bar in the content tree, but ...
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Hiding items in the Content Editor for certain users / roles

The content editors want to divide up their roles so that some editors of the site only have access to edit and change a certain area of the site (e.g. /news and all its descendants). These editors ...
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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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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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How to copy an item to multiple locations

What is the easiest and quickest way to copy an item to various locations? I have about 100 multisites in a solution and I have created a new template. I need to create a new item inheriting this ...

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