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Questions tagged [experience-editor]

Use for all Sitecore 8+ page editing questions specifically using the Experience Editor.

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Sitecore MVC FieldRenderer.Render - Add and persist inline styles & classes to links in the Experience Editor

I am trying to add custom classes & inline styles to a rendered link field in the experience editor without using Glass. I have a model the looks like this: public class Header { public ...
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Workflow recursive submission from experience editor

Sitecore 8.2. We have a "Data" folder under each page item in which components which are on the page are stored. We currently have only 1 workflow which we use called "Simple workflow". When a ...
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Experience Editor edit mode doesn't work if “website” site node is not present [duplicate]

We are using a custom patch into Sitecore.config to define our own site node. It has pretty much the exact same settings as the default "website" site node except for the name, hostname and rootpath. ...
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SXA - Viewport metadata not rendering despite being configured

We made a new theme for our site and the theme has a value on the "Viewport" field. The page design already has a metadata partial design already and the viewport is still not rendered inside the tag....
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Is there any easter egg in Sitecore?

I am just curious whether there is an easter egg - inside joke, hidden message (image) or secret feature - that you have found in Sitecore in various versions. Are there any? Easter egg -> https://...
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DatePicker displays incorrect format in Experience Editor

We have a date field on an item in Sitecore (version 8.1 Update 3). When that field is rendered in the Content Editor, the correct date formatting is used (US, in our case: MM/DD/YYYY): However, when ...
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How do you render EditFrame programmatically in C#?

I am working on an inherited project that was built with minimal support for editing with the Experience Editor (Sitecore 8.2.4). In particular, I need to retrofit EditFrames (documentation link). ...
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Settings panel missing from Explore Mode

In Experience Editor, when I switch a page to Explore mode, I do not see the Settings panel that is referenced in all of Sitecore's documentation on the subject. https://doc.sitecore.net/...
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Experience Editor not working: Error while rendering sitecore shell cshtml files, null reference exception

I'm working on a site that I've just inherited from another agency, which was recently upgraded from Sitecore 6.5 to 8.2. I just discovered that the page editor is not working. When I try to load the ...
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experience editor check in cshtml if editing or designing is enabled

I've created some controler views where I add some special styles to my controls and I want to disable these extra styles when the "Editing" or "Designing" or "controls" Button is disabled is it ...
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Using Experience Editor on a multisite solution. Custom linkProvider to solve problems?

We have multiple sites in sitecore but all are edited by the same editors and they want to be able to edit it all in one place. The majority of our editors use EE. Problems: When you follow a link (...
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Sitecore query customization doesn't display the correct datasource on Experience Editor

I'm using customization to allow Sitecore query on dataSource fields of components, by adding a custom pipeline processor to mvc.renderRendering pipeline. (was following the http://sitecorepro....
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How to change icons in the experience editor for placeholder and edit frames in component navigation tree

I want to change the icons used in the component hierarchy navigation in the experience editor, so that editors can clearly see if they are selecting a component, placeholder or edit frame. I did ...
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Experience Editor rendering context

We are creating some custom buttons on the ribbon of a rendering in the experience editor that when clicked will trigger custom events listed in the commands.config. The command executes just fine, ...
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Occasional error on glass 4.5.0.4 on sitecore 9 “Page editing error. Could not find property”

Getting occasional error on glass 4.5.0.4 on Sitecore 9. "Page editing error. Could not find property **** on type ****BaseItemModel at Glass.Mapper.Utilities.GetGlassProperty.... at Glass.Mapper....
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Experience editor error: An error occurred. [Log message: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: version]

In one of our environments (doesn't happen locally) we are seeing the following error in the experience editor. The error only appears once the item has been approved in workflow. The stack trace ...
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Testing Personalization rules with Explore Mode presets

I am very new to Sitecore (8.2) and was given an assignment to have a possibility to view pages with different users (member, registered, etc) in the Explore Mode. The goal is when I select a ...
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Open Content Editor in Modal in the Experience Editor

I have a component that is a list of content managed links, and I'm trying to figure out what the best way is to make this experience editor friendly. Currently the component has a "list" datasource, ...
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Sitecore 9 Platform Essentials Module 7 - Error Rendering Controller: Related Events when using an Edit Frame

I am working through the training for Sitecore 9 Platform Essentials. I am on Module 7 where they have you work on the Related Events controller and show you how to make a complex field editable in ...
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Sitecore Workflow command click redirects to 404

create an item save and lock the item for edit open experience editor Move the item to the next state of the workflow The workflow state of the item is changes and works just fine , but the redirect ...
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Sitecore placeholder is not visible on experience editor

I have applied few placeholder in view rendering and also created placeholder in placeholder setting in Sitecore. In placeholder settings "Editable" is true but placeholder is not getting visible on ...
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Disable inline editing of rich text fields in Experience Editor

How can I disable inline editing of rich text fields in Experience Editor? I still want the users to be able to click the edit icon in the toolbar popup (leftmost icon in the attached screenshot) so ...
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Some files/functionality missing in one of the Sitecore 9 setup

I have sitecore 9 installed on a couple of environments. On just 1 of the environments, the ribbon icons are visible in the XP editor. In the other environments, no icons are appearing in the ribbon ...
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Lock the item in Experience Editor

We have upgraded from Sitecore 6.6 to Sitecore 8.2 We are getting a weird issue when user opens a page in the Experience Editor and locks page to edit it. We expected to get edit options but we are ...
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How can I adjust the size of popup dialog in Experience Editor?

I have just started to use Sitecore a few months ago and I would like to change the size of the popup dialog in the Experience Editor as shown below. How and where can I change the size of this popup ...
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Getting a HTTP 500 upon opening the Experience Editor in Sitecore 8.1

On a long running site a certain user always gets an HTTP 500 when opening the Experience Editor in Sitecore 8.1. This also persists if I create a new user with the same roles, leading me to believe ...
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Experience Explorer 403 forbidden on sitecore api ajax call

I'm encountering an issue which I can't resolve : using explore mode in the experience editor, I get 403 errors when trying to see any of the data from the current visit (the tabs and accordions are ...
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Getting ClientSide Piplines to fire

I am on Sitecore.NET 8.0 (rev. 160115) January 15, 2016 .NET Framework 4.0.30319.42000. I am trying to follow these instructions on how to fix a fixed position navigation So, I created the Js file &...
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Modifying redirect URL after inserting page in Experience Editor

When using "Insert page" in Experience Editor you get redirected to the newly created page/item (after choosing the template and the item name). How can I modify this redirect URL so that I can add a ...
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Create item through ItemService REST API fails with InternalServerError (500)

I'm trying to create an item through the ItemService RESTful API, but when I call this I get an InternalServerError (500), and in the log file there's this error: ERROR [Sitecore Services]: System....
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How to add / view component items to / in a route

I have some questions about adding items on Sitecore route. Here is an example : I created MyCarrousel item that display images. My Sitecore tree : Content (directory) MyCarrousel (item) Home (...
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jQuery not working properly with Experience Editor

I'm struggling to get jQuery to work properly in Experience Editor. I found this question and tried all the answers on that page, but none of those work for me. So basically I have a clean page in ...
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How to reuse component data item in Experience editor

I created an item TestComponent-1 under my Test route. This is the display of my TestComponent-1 Now I navigate to my Test2 route through experience editor and add TestComponent-1 item. This is the ...
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Experience Editor Button Field Editor Button with Image Field Uploading in Client Language

I have a field editor button made from the template in core /sitecore/templates/System/WebEdit/Field Editor Button which has an image field id in the field Fields. When a user clicks on the edit frame,...
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Sitecore Commerce Demo Site not Rendered on Experience Editor

I installed the Sitecore Commerce 9 update 1. I followed steps from this site https://buoctrenmay.com/2018/03/24/step-by-step-guide-for-sitecore-xc9-update-1-installation-on-your-machine/ After ...
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Images disappear from the Rich Text Fields when the text is removed in the Sitecore Experience Editor

We have several content modules that include a rich text field. We are able to add images to these fields in the experience editor. However... If an image is added using the insert image button ...
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Components showing as Items in the content tree

Quite new to Sitecore and I have come across something I have not seen before which I hope someone can explain. I have noticed in a site that I have inherited that any components added to a page ...
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Native Dynamic Placeholders overlap on the Experience Editor

I am using the Sitecore 9 default implementation of Dynamic Placeholders, and everything works fairly well. However, the one issue I've had is that the Dynamic Placeholders all overlap each other in ...
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How to create a custom button for experience editor that creates a new rendering?

Right now I'm in the process of expanding our experience editor functionality. I've followed these articles for adding chrome around renderings and placeholders, and now I'm trying to extend this ...
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Sitecore AB Testing with different components

I know I am touching a bit of Personalization here. But I am trying to understand something pretty basic. I want to do A/B testing but not with a different set of content (data source) but two ...
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Disable Sitecore FXM

I would like to know what is the best way to disable Sitecore Federated Experience Manager (FXM) in Sitecore 8.1? We are not really using any Sitecore's XP features. One way I know of is to remove ...
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Error in Sitecore.FXM.Pipelines.SaveUI.RemoveDeletedClientActionsProcessor - Sitecore Experience Editor while saving

So i get a weird error in Experience editor while saving. it says "An Error Occurred" and I cant understand really what's happening. I looked at the logs and all i can see is a very generic exception....
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Experience editor, error when adding new component 'Could not find the rendering in the HTML loaded from server'

In Experience editor, the following error appears in the F12 Console when adding a new component with any rendering: 'Could not find the rendering in the HTML loaded from server'. I am logged in as ...
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sc_site on template standard values [duplicate]

When opening the experience editor on the standard values of a template, the sc_site=website parameter is passed in the URL. In my multisite setup I have different sites specified. The codebase takes ...
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Explore sides have no data

I have a multisite where I'm facing something strange. On one of the sites, when I got to Explore there is no data or profiles in the left menu, but it works on the other sides. And an image of where ...
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Could not get item with id exception when opening a page with Experience Editor

We are facing an odd error when opening a page in Experience Editor: An error occurred. [Log message: Could not get item with id:{EA2F948D-613B-4392-837E-96FC933FEFE1} from database:master] The ...
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What is the “Control bar” checkbox on Experience Editor “View” tab supposed to do?

Today a content editor asked me what the "Control bar" checkbox on the Experience Editor "View" tab is supposed to do - and I did not know. In our instance, clicking the checkbox doesn't seem to do/...
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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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Automatic locking of datasource items, but not unlocking

I have an issue with developers editing datasources for components in a page and those components being left locked after they have saved and left the page. Example is editor edits Page A, which has ...
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How to Detect Editor if it is in EXM body editor

Is there a way to detect the experience editor I am at is the editor in Email Experience Manager message body?