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Datasource Location not working as expected

I created a rendering for my form and linked the datasource location to sitecore/forms (which should be correct). The mysterious thing about this is that when I select my rendering in the experience ...
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Automatically creating data sources for renderings on a new page

In a project, I have been working on before we had a solution in which when a content editor created a page of a certain type a Components folder was created and the renderings of that page would ...
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DatasourceUsagesCount request slowing down Experience Editor

I am using Sitecore 8.2. The Experience Editor has a feature called as "Usage" which appears in the widget that shows when we select a component/rendering. The purpose of the usage functionality is to ...
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Set sitecore treelist datasource from multiple paths

Trying to set datasource for a treelist field in Sitecore. Need to set two different folders as path. DataSource=/sitecore/content/home/folder1|/sitecore/content/home/folder2 It does not work, it ...
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Automatically set datasource when adding a rendering to a page

My goal is to automatically set the datasource of a rendering when an certain rendering is added to the page in the Experience Editor. Since the datasource item is created when the user adds a ...
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How to Join MongoDb Collections Using Sitecore Mongo Db Report Data Source

Am using sitecore 8.0, below code gets the analytics from the mongo db. I have two collections "ineractions" and "ContactId", I want to join both the collections using common field "contact" from ...
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SXA and local vs reusable datasources in a custom control

In SXA we have components like the Rich Text component that have a version with a local datasource and a reusable version that gets a datasource from a global (site) folder. This all works fine and I ...
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Sitecore Image Field Source to filter on template type

Is it possible to set the source of an image field so it filters on a specified template name. so only showing these images to be associated with the item Tried various ways from the following link ...
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Relative datasource for template field

I have created a branch template [Comparison Chart] which contains a folder item called [Headers] which is designed to contain items of the template [CChart Header]. Inside the [Comparison Chart] ...
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"Select the Associated Content" window not showing local data source folder as option

I have pages that live within a bucket. The pages are based on a branch template, such that each newly added page will also have a child item which serves as a local data source folder (which is used ...
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