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Questions tagged [content-management]

For questions related to the management and authoring of content and items within the Sitecore Client

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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 an scaled environment with 1CM(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: ...
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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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Parameter Template Security Oddity

I experienced a weird issue and was wondering if anyone has seen this. I had to lock down Templates and Renderings to be read only for content authors so a "Publish Related Items" would not publish ...
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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 ...
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Content review and scan

Is there any tool or any Sitecore module which is smart enough to extract all content from Sitecore CMS in pdf or any file so that content author or marketing team can review or audit before it is ...
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What is the datetime format used by Sitecore's Date / DateTime field types and how can I generate this from a regular DateTime object

When I turned on "Raw values" in Sitecore to examine a Date (or DateTime) field, I see a string in the form 20170310T130700Z Looking at the regular .Net DateTime type, I don't see a standard format ...
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Configure content management and content delivery on Sitecore 7.2

I am looking for a guideline on configuring CD and CM servers. Sitecore provided this guideline but it is for Sitecore 8.0 and up. I am looking for Sitecore 7.2 guideline. Please let me know if there'...
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How do I show non-published items on the Content Management server when not logged in?

I have a content delivery server and a content management server. On the content management server I want visitors to be able to see non-published items when they are not logged into Sitecore. If I ...
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How to allow a user to publish items one by one, but not the entire site

I received a client request where they want me to modify the Author role; so that any user with this role can view and modify a subset of items, and can publish only a single item at a time and not ...
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how to unlock all items that were locked by virtualssuser?

How to unlock items that were locked by virtualssuser sitecore 8.1 ? query like it can't find any records about user in code database SELECT UserId FROM dbo.aspnet_Users WHERE UserName like '%...
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“Page not Found” ? Content well and alive, Saved, Published, and some. Can't figure it out

I'm getting a "Page not Found" for a content item that should display as all its siblings in the same category. But this one is recalcitrant. We've opened in Content Editor, did a small edit, Save, ...
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Lucene search in load balance environment is not showing proper results

I'm using Lucene for Search in Load balanced environment. Indexes are working fine, but sometimes index is updating in only one of the servers. If we rebuild the index manually then its showing proper ...
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Content delivery setup - Lucene indexes

I have an issue that Lucene indexes are not updated or properly created on the content delivery server after a rebuild of the indexes on the content management server or after an item publish. The ...
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Options for handling user-generated content

This is pretty much a duplicate from Alex's question on stack overflow, but I was wondering if there had been any developments in the 6 years since that question was asked... We have a need to store ...
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Audit log for seeing who updated content when

Hopefully a simple question - is there any kind of ready-made audit log built into Sitecore so I can see who edited content when? I know without versioning the content, the last updated date/user ...
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Unable to login to sitecore CM [closed]

I am seeing this strange behavior in sitecore CM. Recently, I am not able to login to sitecore. When I use the correct username and password, sitecore just refreshes and the login page is shown again. ...
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Getting “Object Reference not set to an Object” error for Clustered CM servers

We have a clustered setup for 2 CM servers using azure cloud, and using InProc sessionstate and Loadbalancer with sticky session enabled. Both the servers are up and running. Developers are getting a ...
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How do I set session timeouts in Sitecore?

How do I increase session timeout for content authors? Authors complain that the default timeout is far too short.
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Common structure for multi-region, multi-lingual website setup

Question on what is the most common or preferred content tree structure for a multi-region, multi-lingual setup. Our current content tree looks like this: MyWebsite.com | |-USA | |-...
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What is the fastest way to relocate lots of items in the tree?

We have a Sitecore site that currently exists in production with a lot of content, on the order of half a million article items and supporting content around those articles. We have to relocate those ...
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I'm looking to implement a better UI Solution for managing content [closed]

Has anyone come across this type of feature in the marketplace or created a solution themselves? Mainly thinking about non-technical content managers having the easiest of UI solution for managing ...
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Create link as CD from CM

We have a Sitecore installation with a content management server and a content delivery server. Now: I have an item, for which I want to create a link (for sending in an email). The link should be ...