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webforms editable sc: fields not rendering

I'm working in a webforms project and I'm trying to add fields that are editable in Experience Editor but they're not showing up on the page. I'm basing this off of other pages that currently ...
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“Database name is null or empty” in experience editor once I click on language version button

We are getting the error once we click on version and the language. This is happening only the first time. The second time I am clicking it is working fine. error is mentioned herewith image Database ...
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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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Sitecore Context User issue with Preview mode via Sitecore Identity Server

We have an issue with Sitecore 9.1 context user on Preview mode. Sitecore.Context.User is showing as "extranet\Anonymous" in preview mode when Sitecore CM is authenticating via Identity Server. ...
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Rendering causing error in experience editor only on some pages?

I have a rendering that displays fine on our CD servers, and in Experience Editor on some pages, but not on one page, where it's throwing an error. When I check the logs I see the following error: ...
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Experience Editor editing not working empty edit fields

I've some problems in the experience editor. As you can see in the screenshot I can edit the picture and headline, but the text I can't directly edit. Only the small empty field and when I click in ...
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HTML content in Multi-Line Text Field misbehaving in Experience Editor

We have a requirement to add HTML in multi-line text field. For example, content author can add a Bold text in the field- "test <b>sample text<b>" now we are having an issue in ...
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Run Validation Item on Save in Experience Editor

I have created a custom Rule in /sitecore/system/Settings/Validation Rules/Item Rules When I press the validate button, I can see the Rule and its result, so far so good. But the Validation Button is ...
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Content and Experience Editor custom buttons - only show for certain roles

I've added a couple of custom buttons on the Publish Chunks of the Content and Experience Editors Publish Strips. Right now, these custom buttons show for everyone, but I only want them to show up for ...
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How to add Workflows->Submit button to Experience Editor Ribbon

I have a requirement to add the workflow submit button to the Experience Editor same as it appears in Content Editor. I am aware that Sitecore displays Submit as a link in the message notification ...
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JSS connected mode enters experience editor mode

When I'm working with the local web server (jss start:connected) and at the same time I log into the actual instance of sitecore (dev.test.com) and go to the experience editor. The local version get's ...
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Unable to add or move components in Experience Editor

After an upgrade from 7.2 to 9.0.2, we are facing a weird issue in Experience Editor with few of our components. On few of the pages we are unable to add/move/delete components using experience ...
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Single line text for Headlines with auto hyphens

We have a lot Headlines and a lot of long words. And on mobile devices we got some problems that the words are too long and it would be nice if we could use &shy; to break the words around ...
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How to make experience editor editable If List of data inside the map

I am retrieving the date from the service and I am mapping and displaying the details of what service gives in that what are the common text details which need to come from Sitecore it displays it's ...
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Add component “Select a rendering popup” in grouped format

In my local instance experience editor add component showing a popup "Select a rendering" like below In My higher environment this popup showing differently like, its showing with the grouped format ...
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Using SPEAK (or an alternative) to edit popup modal renderings in Experience Editor?

I've been tasked with building Experience Editor support for a popup modal rendering for a site. It was recommended by the architect on the project that we use the DialogWindow component of SPEAK to ...
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Unable to add component in Sitecore SXA using Experience Editor

I have just installed the vanilla Sitecore 9.1.1 and SXA 1.8 on the local machine. Created the demo website. Upon adding any component in experience editor it throws below error. Error: 9188 09:38:...
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Sitecore 9.1 Experience editor throwing JS errors

we recently migrated to Sitecore 9.1 from 8.1 and we see a bunch of JS errors on the page only in experience editor mode. I dont see them happening in the normal mode. I tried replacing the Sitecore ...
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Sitecore Experience Editor Ribbon not loading- InvalidOperationException: SpriteStorageNode

I have a sitecore 9 project. When i load the Experience Editor the Ribbon iframe has a Server Error: System.InvalidOperationException: SpriteStorageNode
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Branch Template $name item gives error in experience editor

I am using the below version of Sitecore: Sitecore.NET 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) When I am trying to access branch template $item which also have a presentation that leads error instead of open in editor ...
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Experience Editor disabled on local machine

I am facing a weird issue where experience editor (sitecore 9) is not getting enabled on my local system while it works fine on all the dev environment as well as other developers machine. I have ...
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Personalization conditions switching doesn`t work in Experience Editor (9.1.0, Initial Release)

We personalize one particular rendering on page item. There are some different conditions that have different datasource item for this rendering. Personalization works good on website - datasource is ...
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Error in adding rendering from experience editor

I am using Sitecore 9.1.1 and recently started getting error while adding any rendering from experience editor to any page/item on Site. Adding rendering on placeholder is opening a model window to ...
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How to programmatically refresh a Sitecore screen?

I have an Event firing on item:saved, that ends up modifying some fields on the same item being saved. This of course is not immediately reflected on the Sitecore interface, causing a misleading ...
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How to Render @Html.Sitecore().Field using custom Model Item in Sitecore MVC

I have a model ArticleItem which has some fields that I populate with some Business Logic. Now on the view where I return ArticleItem I want to render a RTE content so that it is Page Editor friendly ...
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Cache of links - error

I have a strange problem with links. On the website I have many components added (one have one link and the other many links). In Experience Editor everything works correctly in Edit mode. After ...
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Auto save after EditFrame

We are on Sitecore version 9.1. Is it possible to disable automatic save and reloading the page to the experience editor after editing the component parameter in EditFrame?
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Experience editor custom notifications with getPageEditorNotifications patching not working

I want to show some custom Error Messages as Notifications right under the toolbar in the experience editor. I've tried to implement the Alerts from Habitat but I am not shure if this is the right ...
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SXA - Partial Designs are not Visible [duplicate]

I added partial designs to my page design and they are showing on my published site but are not visible in my experience editor. Please let me know if you have any workaround for this.
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Sitecore Experience Editor Popup Window

I want to add a button to EE edit frame so that when clicked it will open a popup window with some custom data/fieldValue. For example, when you click "Usage: " button at the end of the edit frame ...
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Is graphQL data editable through Experience Editor

We are working in JSS integrated mode, in one of the page we need to retrieve the child items from a folder and render them. As we are implementing the site in integrated mode, we expect the features ...
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Make link to experience editor in launchpad different for different users

We have or going to have numerous users who will be able to access the site at different levels of the content tree, but the current link to the experience editor is just https://[domain]/?sc_mode=...
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Could not find the rendering in the HTML loaded from server. Sitecore experience editor issue

We recently moved from Sitecore 7.2 to 9.0.2 and since then we have started getting following error when we try to add a control(by clicking "Add here") with datasource from the experience editor. ...
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Placeholders generated by partial design are behaving differently

Environment: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What I have done: I created a partial design, say PartialD1. In the 'main' placeholder of the PartialD1, i added a column splitter generating 2 placeholders '...
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Publishing Related Items from Experience editor

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 and SXA and we are allowing Authors to create and publish pages using Experience editor. A component takes Datasource of "Datasource-Folder" with X numbers of "Datasource-...
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Experience Editor 9.1 (SXA 1.8) - Infinite Loop GetDatasourceUsagesCount Call

We are experiencing an infinite loop call in the Experience Editor. It is a custom SXA Component so it very well could be something we are doing wrong but the call is coming from an out of the box ...
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Some fields are not being saved in experience editor

I have a component that has following fields: Title Image Link Title Link Among these fields, Title and Link Title are not being saved while editing in the Experience Editor, upon ...
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Detect if page is on experience editor Sitecore 9 via Javascript?

Ok, i see many examples of this online but none seems to work, maybe those examples are for older Sitecore. I simply want to detect if the user is on regular site view or if they are on experience ...
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Experience Editor Preview Mode: The layout for the requested document was not found

When I try to show the preview mode in my Experience Editor I get the Message "The layout for the requested document was not found" It was already working and I don't know what I have done that ...
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Automatically create data source's for controls when user adds page from experience editor

Hello I'm trying to override the AddFromTemplate pipeline to manually create datasources for the components inside the template that i'm using. What I would like to accomplish When a user clicks the ...
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Sitecore EE Ctrl+Click equivalent for Mac

In the Sitecore EE on a Windows machine you can hold the ctrl key and then click on a link to force Sitecore to navigate to the link. What is the equivalent on Mac? We have tried "CMD+click", "ctrl+...
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Experience Editor Error - ExperienceEditor.getPageEditingWindow is not a function

When I try to use the experience editor I get an error that causes the loading sign to just keep spinning and it also prevents the Ribbon menu at the top from displaying. Heres where the error is ...
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Best practice for local data source content with bucketed items

We are developing a multi-tenant website using Sitecore 9. For the news articles we decided to bucket them therefore making the content editors unable to go check the children (local content) of a ...
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URL redirection breaks Experience Editor

I have updated a redirection rule for my site, <rule name="main mysitecom redirect" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^$" ignoreCase="false" /> <conditions> <add input="{...
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SXA Issue displaying fields with new rendering

Environment details: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What I have done till now: I followed the steps provided at https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/sxa/17/sitecore-experience-accelerator/en/copy-and-...
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Dynamically Generated Rendering not displaying in experience editor in SXA Multi Tenant Solution [closed]

When working with with SXA inside of a multi-tenant solution, we are building a component to generate an HTML sitemap. We have implemented a recursive function to generate the html sitemap ...
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How to add Help Text to placeholder “Add Here” button in Experience Editor in Sitecore 8.2?

Before upgrading to Sitecore 8.2, our experience editors were able to see help text when hovering over an "Add Here" button in Sitecore. This was helpful because it is not always clear which ...
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Creating footer and header components in SXA using Page and Partial Designs from Shared site

I am trying to create a footer component in SXA 1.8, Sitecore 9.0.2. The current solution setup consists of one tenant, one shared site ('Site A') and multiple regular (not shared) sites (let's call ...
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Experience Editor Support in JSS (headless)?

We're using Sitecore 9 for a greenfield project. One of the topics of discussion is whether or not we want to use EE vs. Headless. I'm not going to ask the pros vs cons of using one over the other, I ...
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Set CDN Media.AlwaysIncludeServerUrl to FALSE when user is in Experience Editor mode

I use the following configuration for setting the CDN prefix for media files in my sitecore. But when viewing a page within the experience editor, none of the images can be reached by the CMS as the ...

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