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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Sitecore 8.0 Preview Mode not rendering all the way

The preview mode loads the page, but it has the SPEAK square just spinning over the top of it with an server error in '/' Application at the top where the ribbon is suppose to be. If I inspect the ...
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The label indicating a shared field no longer displays for Non-Admins

We recently upgraded to 8.2 from 7.2. After the upgrade, the label that indicates a field is shared does not show up for non-admin users. Is there a way to enable this label again?
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How do I get my section icons in the Content Editor to show again?

It used to be, that next to the collapsible sections in the Content Editor tab; the section icon would display on the tab. This made it very easy for me to identify the section I was looking for. To ...
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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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Setting the target on an internal link field

Is the link target dropdown editable somewhere in the Sitecore tree? On a Sitecore v8.0 (rev. 150812) system, when editing a General Link field, the content editor is unable to set the "target" ...
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What is the fastest way to delete thousands of items in the content tree?

We are trying to delete tens of thousands of items in the content tree. However, it is taking a VERY long time to do that. We have tried to delete through the Sitecore Experience Editor and it is ...
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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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Limiting version numbers/copying old versions to archive for easy access

Sitecore recommends limiting number of items to up to 10 versions per item. The version manager module can be used to limit the number of item versions. This can either be run periodically, or when ...
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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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How can I find all usages of template in insert options?

Doing a template refactor, I wanted to add a new base template and move a lot of scattered functionality to this template, including insert options. I did not know exactly where one specific template ...
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Enable Content Editor button depending on template type

I'm building a custom content editor button which will issue a command passing the ID of the selected item. Is there a way to enable/disable my button based on the template of the selected item. I ...
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Restrict Item by Base Template on a Field IncludeTemplatesForSelection

Out of the box it is possible to restrict items in a fields data source by its base template type. I can specify a filter as follows that restricts to items of type Employee... DataSource=/sitecore/...
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Is there a way to reference another database in Multilist with Search

I created a user content generated database in Sitecore where I will store my users and their comments. I plan to have a subscriptions item bucket that will be stored in the web database (published ...
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How can I control GUI defaults in the Content Editor for specific user roles?

This page describes how to customize the content tree: https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/80/content_authoring/the_editing_tools/the_content_editor/customize_the_content_editor#...
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In the Content Editor, how can I have a Sitecore alert popup code run after the ProgressBox Execute code has finished running?

I have set up a custom button in the Content Editor that makes a third-party API call when clicked. In order to let the user know that the client is performing some work, I have implemented a ...
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How to filter items by language in Treelist field

On a multilingual site, how can I make a treelist field to only show items of selected language in the editor -so editors can't select items that do not have versions or shouldn't exist on their site. ...
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Experiencing strange behavior with Check Box Field on Sitecore 8.1

Working on a Multilingual Implementation on Sitecore Version 8.1 rev. 160302 (Update-2) with 7 languages. We are experiencing a random and strange behavior with Check-boxes (In my case). Scenario ...
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How should I remove the default Home item?

I would like to delete the Home from master database. I can delete without any problem but I saw for example references in site configurations. Is there any other places where should I remove the ...
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Why Sitecore does not allow to use special characters in Name Value List field as a key?

I would like to use special characters as a key in a Name Value List field. Any idea why Sitecore doesn't allow this? Is there any nice way to disallow this validation?
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Unhide Ribbon strips

I have managed to hide all ribbon strips by right clicking on ribbon and un checking them. I have zero strips now, on the ribbon and so, ribbon is hidden. I cannot able to get them back. I have ...
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“Multilist with Search” Field Does Not Return Search Results With Two Or More Items Selected

This is for Sitecore 8.1 Update 3, using Solr 5.5. It appears that in a Multilist with Search Field, if the field has two or more items currently selected (it does not matter whether the item has ...
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Add custom attributes to the General Link field and have it work in Experience Editor and Content Editor

I would like to add a couple of custom fields for Dataattributes on links and to add in NoFollow for the link in Sitecore 8.2 update 2 and above. So NoFollow would be a check box and Dataattributes ...
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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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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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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 ...