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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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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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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: HTTP 404....
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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?
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403 Forbidden error on saving form after opening experience editor

A few days ago I posted this question:- 403 Forbidden when saving form I was facing an issue where whenever I tried to save the form,I would get the 403 forbidden error in the console. After ...
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How to hide all the ribbons except the workflow one in experience editor

I have a requirement of hiding all the ribbons except workflow ribbon so that content approver concentrates on only workflow .how do i achieve this ?what is the right way of hiding this ? our sitecore ...
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Upgrading to version 1.7 does not render component

We have a Sitecore 9.0 instance with an SXA version 1.5 and recently we created a new instance of Sitecore 9.0.1 with SXA 1.7. We have all our contents serialized through Unicorn and when we synced ...
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Sitecore 9.0.1 Datepicker displaying wrong format

I'm facing DateTime format issue on the SPEAK DateTime Picker. Basically, when the user is in the Content Editor, the format displays ok (mm/dd/yyyy). But when the user opens the Experience Editor, ...
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Add “New Folder” button to datasource picker [closed]

I'd like to enable content editors to better structure their local datasources in the Sitecore Editor when using the experience editor to select datasources for renderings. I'd like them to be able ...
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Sitecore Site using custom database on custom site

Sitecore 9.0.1 I've tried to create a new site definition that's associated with a custom publishing target database. I have the database registered, publishing targets built, content completely ...
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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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Cannot read property 'context' of undefined

After migration from Sitecore 8.2 Update-5 to Sitecore 9 Update-1 I see JavaScript error in Experience Editor mode. For example: I have a content page. Under content page I'm storing datasource ...
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"Forbidden" error when attempting to create test through Experience Editor

I need some help on creating Content level testing in my pages through Experience Editor. I get a "Forbidden" message when trying to create a test on a page on my website page through Experience ...
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Redirecting any CM page URL to Experience Editor mode

I am on Sitecore 9 update 1 , XP1 topology-Azure PaaS environment. I am looking for an option of redirecting any Content Management URL to Experience Editor mode. It will redirect login if not logged ...
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How init custom check box value on Ribbon at Experience editor

I have created a custom checkbox that I show at ribbon in Experience Editor (with SPEAK style) and basically, it works. but I can't init default state of this checkbox correctly. Could anyone help ...
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Sitecore Edit Frame issue

I am having issues when passing Guid as the data source for edit Frame. When I populate the Guid directly it works fine but while binding it from model am getting an error message Code: @using ...
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Experience Editor always asks to save after adding workflow comments

When I add comment to the workflow transitioning from one state to another. Experience editor always asks to save the page as shown below: Is there a way not to show this pop-up? Or Can this be ...
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SXA theme show in Experience Editor, but not on published site unless I publish the whole site

I can edit and view my custom SXA theme in the Experience editor with the Creative Exchange Live, but the theme doesn't appear on the website unless I publish the whole site. I tried to publish the ...
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Prevent content authors removing html from the experience editor

I have been working on a Sitecore 9 migration project. The client told us to use the existing html and stylesheets and use SXA as much as possible. We have used RichText control in a few places but ...
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Uncaught SyntaxEditor: Unexpected token Error while accessing Experience Editor using Federated Authentication

I've got federated authentication set up for Azure AD. I am using Sitecore 9.0.1 on Azure App Service. I ran into an odd problem when going into Experience Editor that I can't duplicate with a "local" ...
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Show Edit item button for a rendering in experience editor

How do I enable or show the "Edit Item" button for a rendering? I see this when looking at example Habitat Project (8.x version), but I don't see on my Sitecore 9 implementation.
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HttpAntiForgeryException (0x80004005)

The Experience Editor is showing the following message: A serious error occurred please contact the administrator Sitecore logs are displaying the following information: 6732 11:46:21 ERROR Error ...
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Subpage of website cannot be edited in Experience Editor

I seem to have a weird problem with my dummy website. I am learning about Sitecore via their e-learning tutorials, and currently have a front page with sub page. The problem is with the sub page, ...
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Experience Editor painfully slow

I am getting painfully slow performance when using the experience editor in sitecore 9.. I have several modules added to the page (inside nested dynamic placeholders), and any change seems to take an ...
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Modifying the default text displayed in a field when it's empty [Experience editor]

In the experience editor, there is a default text displayed when one clears the text : [no text in field]. Is there a possibility to customize this text and eventually have one different for each ...
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Open Speak Dialog In Experience Editor Mode

I would like to open a Speak dialog in Experience Editor mode. I have created a command and tied it to a button in core under /sitecore/content/Applications/WebEdit/Ribbons/WebEdit/Page Editor. Here ...
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How to customize Experience Editor ribbon to make it easier to toggle between Edit & Preview

Anyone know how I might edit the EE ribbon so that the Preview is always the 2nd option (i.e. the button) as opposed to Other? This just adds an additional step every time you toggle between edit and ...
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CreateCyclePreventer throwing NullReferenceException with final rendering details

I'm running into a weird issue with Sitecore 8.2 Update-6 where after I modify an item (with MVC controls) using the Sitecore Experience Editor I start getting NullReferenceExceptions when I view the ...
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How do I customize the items that are returned in the Experience Editor navigation bar control?

In the Experience Editor, there is a breadcrumbs-type Navigation Bar that allows editors to navigate the Sitecore tree: However, some non-page items show up in the drop-down lists of items which ...
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How can I prevent the richtext field to insert unwanted html?

When editing Sitecore rich text fields, upon saving, it inserts <p> tags that are unnecessary for example around images or for line breaks. Also it adds classes to span tags which is not a ...
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Experience Editor Ribbon 'siteName' error

I have deployed a simple Sitecore 9 website in Azure PaaS. There's nothing so special about the code as it is only a newsletter sign up with Personalization. It works well, I can personalized my ...
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Passing a Value From an Experience Editor Button to PipelineProcessorControlStateRequest<ItemContext>

Expanding on this question I wanted to make the template id configurable so I can have different buttons active for different templates without duplicating that code. I created a new button in ...
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Speak Disable Button In Experience Editor Mode

I have made a custom /sitecore/templates/System/Layout/Renderings/View renderingcalled UpdateButton. I would like to only enable this for certain templates. Currently I am completely hiding it when on ...
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SXA Experience editor throws error - An item with the same key has already been added

I've recently setup SXA. I have a home page where I've added a title and a rich text field. Everything was working nicely until I published my Helix solution to my web folder using the gulp script. ...
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Experience Editor Ignores Workflows

I recently followed this great tutorial to implement workflows on our site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFDUgiQCTmU&list=PLfRWjEN_vCUZqAk8ks5j36yM-BCWup-SZ&index=1 Everything is set up ...
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System XML exception for rendering after upgrade

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9.0 Update-1 from Sitecore 8.2 update 2. When accessing one of the pages in Experience Editor, we get the following error for one of the renderings used for page ...
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Sitecore login - The Controls collection cannot be modified because the control contains code blocks (i.e. <% ... %>) [duplicate]

I got the following exception when the Sitecore instance jump to the login page with the following querystring: <domain>/sitecore/login?sc_mode=edit&sc_itemid=%7b11111111-1111-1111-1111-...
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Can't drag & drop SXA components in overlay content (through experience editor)

I'm trying to edit an overlay content component in the Experience Editor but i just realized that i can't use SXA components such as Rich Text, Links etc (The drag & drop works but once it's ...
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Issue using CMS and CD urls in same browser

I have a CMS environment cms.<domain> and a CD environment www.<domain> All works fine when not logged into Sitecore, however when I am logged in to Sitecore on the CMS environment, then ...

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