Questions tagged [experience-editor]

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AB Testing (Component Level) Variant Preview floating bar is disappearing after page load in Experience Editor

While doing component testing Variant Preview floating bar is disappearing after page load in Experience Editor. We are using Sitecore 8.2 (rev. 170728). Please let us know if anyone faced this issue ...
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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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What dll I need for Sitecore.Mvc.ExperienceEditor.Pipelines.RenderPageExtenders

Where I can find information what dll install for certain namespace or class? I'm not able to find Sitecore.Mvc.ExperienceEditor.Pipelines.RenderPageExtenders.
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How to call javascript for custom Web Edit Button of RTE in Experience Editor

I need to add custom button of template /sitecore/templates/System/WebEdit/WebEdit Button to RTE in Experience Editor. And invoke my custom js function on click. How I can implement that? I've ...
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Multiple "Add here" buttons due to multiple tabs

In one specific layout, I have multiple tabs and each tab shows different content/placeholders. When I'm in Experience Editor mode, Sitecore shows all the "Add here" buttons even for the placeholders ...
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How to change Glassmapper's BeginEditFrame enclosing html element

I am using Glassmapper's BeginEditFrame method to make a treelist editable in Experience Editor. I am using <%using (BeginEditFrame(Model, "Edit Location", x => x.Locations)) {%> <% if (...
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Deleting item from Experience Editor throws exception for null ContentDatabase

Sitecore version: 8.1 update 3. Whenever I try to delete an item in the Experience Editor, I get a browser prompt in the page ("Leave site? Changes you made may not be saved.") and if I confirm it, I ...
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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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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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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 placeholder is not visible on experience editor

I have applied a few placeholders in view rendering and also created a placeholder in placeholder setting in Sitecore. In placeholder settings Editable is true but placeholder is not getting visible ...
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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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