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SEO plugin for Sitecore

I am looking for recommendations of SEO plugins for Sitecore 10. I am aware of Sitecore SEO Toolkit, but as far as I know it doesn't support Sitecore 8+. Our content editors come from WordPress ...
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Sitecore 9.3 - parts of CM stopped working, JavaScript errors in console

It seems that any place the Sitecore CM where a modal dialog would pop up has stopped working and I haven't been able to figure out why. I see the same behavior in both Chrome and FireFox. The error ...
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Missing items from Sitecore, but when I try and import them via a package, wizard reports the item already exists

I'm trying to track down some content items that appear to have gone missing from a client's Master database. Luckily they still exist in a different publishing target, so I created a package that ...
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How to delete Invariant Language

Using Sitecore 10.1 with commerce. I see this Invariant language for some of the items. Here is a snap of a template's standard values (Regular custom Sitecore template) and all the items created from ...
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Finding the source of a field value

I guess I somewhat know the answer, but I'd like to get the community feedback on this. What is the correct way of identifying where a field value originates from? When item.Fields[field].HasValue is ...
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Storing paths to pages in Sitecore

We are using dictionaries in our project for adding static values from the code. For example : string path="sitecore/content/home/ContactUs" instead of path using dictionary and passing ...
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Is it possible to remove system items from Sitecore in 10.1+?

In Sitecore 10.1 the system items in core / master DB cannot be moved or deleted. It is possible to hide these from non-admin users with security, but is it possible to hide these from admin users? Or ...
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Command template not available on the home item's insert options

I have created a command template and I want to create an item using that command template under the home item. I have assigned that command template on the insert options of the home item's template ...
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ON PUBLISH , Pdf media item is not clearing the cache from CD server in 9.3

ON PUBLISH, Pdf media item is not clearing the cache from CD server in 9.3 and still shows the old pdf. The HTML Cache clears as expected in the CD but not the media item. Eventqueue folder in the CD ...
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Creating a new item with "/" in Itemname

I am trying to create a new item in Sitecore from Powershell and using the below command in ISE New-Item -Path "master:\content\home" -Name "A/B Demo" -ItemType "Sample/...
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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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Sitecore Media Item getting downloaded on click of media item

Media item are getting stored on azure, for this I have overridden Media library classes. Now what happen when I am selecting any media in Media Library to see, It gets automatically downloaded. It ...
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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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Sitecore Image imagescaling/resizing not working on CD enviornment

Recently our client asked us to use progressive image loading for our site. So we decided to use sitecore's image scaling/resizing to get low resolution image using sitecore image-scaling parameters, ...
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Anonymous users taking CM license spots

I have a scenario with Sitecore 9.2 where CM users are getting the "too many users" message when they try to log in. I've gone in there as a global admin to kick users (since regular users can't), and ...
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CM Server Phantom.js recommendation to move dataFolder does not work - has anyone implemented this?

I would like to know if the Sitecore Content Management Server security recommendation for phantom.js actually works? Has anyone successfully implemented it? I am specifically talking about the ...
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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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Deleting a Page or Document in Sitecore 9.2 [duplicate]

Is it still necessary to publish the parent item after deleting a page or PDF in Sitecore to remove it from the website or database? I found it to be necessary in v7.2, but is it still?
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How to restore exact content of any given page on the site at any given point in time?

As per the legal requirement, we would like to restore exact content of any given page on the site at any given point in time (at least for 3yrs). How can we achieve this in Sitecore? is there any ...
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Item must have more than 1 version in the default language (da)

i'm suddenly experiencing an error, i get the following stacktrace and am clueless on how to fix it. I belive it to be an editor error but where to start? Item must have more than 1 version in ...
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Access to Sitecore CM from outside network

Has anyone made Sitecore CM server publicly visible so that anyone can see the Sitecore login page? My client wants to make content management available to external agencies (who are comfortable ...
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Avoid inheriting fields to clones

Sitecore clones never inherit the values of the Updated, Updated by, Revision, Created, Created by, Source, Workflow, Workflow State and Lock fields. That makes perfect sense. There is also a ...
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Page Cannot Be deleted because of specific renderings

A very specific scenario where the components on a page are causing exception while trying to delete the page. To reproduce : Two components are needed A simple component which uses a datasource (...
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What is the most basic kind of item/template that can exist in Sitecore?

I have a need to store simple string values in the Sitecore content tree. I am thinking i'd like to create the most basic kind of Sitecore item with the least amount of fields. But, if I select [...
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Core and Master databases keep falling under recovery_pending state

We are on an upgraded instance and restoring Core and Master databases from an already running environment to a new one we are building. After the DB restore as soon as we start the app pool and ...
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Restrict access to the Package Installation Wizard

We would like to restrict access to the Package Installation Wizard within a test environment. This is to ensure all Sitecore items are being correctly deployed from serialisation data. Can this be ...
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Content Delivery Role on Sitecore 9 throws Post condition failed

We deployed our codebase on the upgraded instance on Sitecore 9.0.2 in a scaled environment with 1 CM (for CM, Processing, Reporting), 1 xConnect and 2 CD (for Content Delivery Role). The CM and all ...
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Installing CM and CD - binding [closed]

I am new to sitecore so my understanding of the solution is very limited. Anyway i am currently trying to install the following Sitecore XP1 topology : CD1 and CD2 (content delivery servers) CM1 (...
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Content Management having processing/aggregation config files Sitecore 8.1

I have a question regarding Content Management configuration settings. I have setup our CM environment as per Sitecore's instructions. I. In the excel sheet provided, I have filter out ‘Enable’ under ...
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Item with children got deleted from master database

One item with its children got deleted from the master database on my production environment. after installing the backup databases I found that the item was last presented on the 19th June and I'm ...
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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: HTTP 404....
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How to remove languages [closed]

There are few languages in CMS other than English, which are no longer needed. I have removed them from control panel > delete language, but after a log out & login, they re appear. What am ...
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Experience Editor overwriting items edited elsewhere

I have an interesting problem. On my home page I have multiple controls that link to items (articles). The controls are in the Final Rendering of the home page and the data source for the control is ...
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Restriction on selecting multiple Publishing Targets for specific Users / Roles

Specific user roles need to be restricted from selecting multiple publishing targets (in this example it is CDPublish and CMPublish) for publishing items in Sitecore. For example: Administrator ...
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Content updated on CM site is not visible without Publish

We have upgraded one application from 7.2 to 8.2 version. The application is hosted on separate CM and CD servers across different network zones. As per my understanding, if any record is added/edited ...
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How to differentiate between CD and CM?

What are the steps to easily identify which environment is configured for CD and CM? Suppose you are given with number Sitecore servers and you want to find out which one is being configured as. For ...
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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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Compare two branches of a Sitecore content tree

Is there any way (even if a hack) to do a comparison of two Sitecore content branches. I have an SXA solution where one site was cloned to create another, but I now want to merge some changes from the ...
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Post Condition Failed on Sitecore 9 Content Delivery Server

The CD version of Sitecore 9 was installed on our CD server. The error below is typically seen with a SwitchMasterToWeb.config file issue in previous versions: Post condition failed Description: ...
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How to set a default page for a folder?

I want to link a child item to this folder. So that if any visitor hit the URL pointing to this item, should automatically show the linked item/page. What would be the best way of achieve this? I ...
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How Does __Preview Get Populated

In a Sitecore 8.2 (rev. 170614) instance an item was throwing the following error when selected in content editor: Server Error in '/' Application. Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, ...
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How to set a content page or Item for a mobile device only in Sitecore 8.0?

1) How to set a publishing target for mobile device only in Sitecore? 2) How to view a web page made for Device view without providing the query string (sc_device=mobile) for user use? Please ...
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Need to have different IIS Rewrite rule on CD and CM while using Sitecore Azure Module

We are using the Sitecore Azure Module to deploy to CD delivery farms. We want to use an IIS Rewrite Rule to redirect all traffic on CD to SSL - however, we do not want the same rule applied on CM (...
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How to Add Anchor Tag with Internal Link in The RTE Field?

I tried to Add Anchor Tag with Internal Link in the RTE field using HyperLink Manager in the RTE? But it allows to add either anchor or Internal Link in the RTE field. I want to add both together ...
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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 ...
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How to structure product data in a Helix based solution

I'm working on an ecommerce site following Helix principles. Is it OK to store product data on (or under) the product page items? The project layer page template could inherit a data template from a ...
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Prevent Content Editor from automatically switching ribbons

On this one site, I frequently have to go in and deploy media items. In order not to publish things from other users that might not be ready, I publish the items individually. One of the most ...
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Sitecore Content Limitation, best strategy way forward

I just want to understand the best content strategy that we need to employ for future large content sites. In a scenario the customer is using the Sitecore 7.x for about 4+ years, pure content site, ...
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3 separate Sitecore sites at 3 different servers and Need to migrate it to 1 instance on a Single Server

I've 3 separate Sitecore sites at 3 different servers and Need to migrate it to 1 instance on a Single Server so can someone help me with the best possible approach for doing it: The way I know to do ...