Questions tagged [experience-editor]

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Where is shared and final layout in the security Editor

I want to let the editors change between shared layout and final layout in the Experience Editor, but currently, they can't view that option without adding a new role to them. How can I grant access ...
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“Replace Rendering” in Experience Editor disabled

We have renderings which have compatible renderings configured. The button in the Experience Editor (Sitecore 8.1 Update-3) shows up on our local development environments and renderings can be ...
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Adding a new language version of a component in Experience Editor

We're building a multi-language site, focusing on Experience Editor. When browsing to a page that doesn't have a version in the current language, you are given the option to add a language version: ...
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How can I hide old page versions in SXA Search Results in Preview mode?

I created multiple versions for my page. I see only last version in Search Results SXA component when page is rendered in normal mode (what is expected). Although, when I switch to Preview mode, all ...
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How do I add a button to the Experience Editor Ribbon?

I would like to add a button to the Experience Editor ribbon that will open a modal or new window with a set of fields from the context item. I had some custom code to do this with the old Sheer UI ...
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Move/Rename Experience Editor 'Edit component properties' button

In specific instance, I prefer to make use of rendering parameters when creating a Sitecore rendering. However, our content authors find it's placement and button description unintuitive. I see that ...
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Item not found when saving page in Experience Editor

I have a strange situation where I get a 'Item not found' on postback in Experience Editor when I edit an page. The culprit is a controller rendering which has a line of code in to get the current ...
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Sitecore 8.0 Preview Mode not rendering all the way

The preview mode loads the page, but it has the SPEAK square just spinning over the top of it with an server error in '/' Application at the top where the ribbon is suppose to be. If I inspect the ...
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How can I make the Edit the related item menu show in Experience Editor?

I am setting permissions for content editors of a site. The user in question is a member of the following roles: sitecore\Sitecore Client Users sitecore\Author sitecore\Sitecore Client Social ...
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What Role or Security Permission is required to edit the Placeholder and Datasource fields of a component?

We are setting up permission for users of our site, and have assigned our users to the roles sitecore\Sitecore Client Authoring and sitecore\Sitecore Client Designing. However this does not allow the ...
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Sitecore tries to reload the page when saving in Experience Editor

In a component I have rich-text with some text (no special characters). After I edit the text I press save and the page tries to reload with a warning. Pressing on "Reload" will discard the change, ...
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GeneralLink field breaks in CE when using ampersand (&) in description

Using sitecore 8.1 update -1 When adding a description that includes & (e.g. hola & hello) to a GeneralLink field, the error below is thrown and the value is not shown on either content ...
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Sitecore MVC - Controller Rendering - Experience Editing

I am not able to make changes to the text in the simple text fields using the Experience Editor. Is there some way to modify my code to make it work with the Experience Editor? View @model ...
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How do I construct a reasonable JS implementation of canExecute() for an Experience Editor Button?

I am trying to run a field editor for editing some meta data (tagging, description, title, image selection) in Experience editor. My starting point was https://blog.istern.dk/2015/03/02/running-...
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Component not showing as an option to add to a placeholder?

All my other components display as options to add when I click on my main placeholder in Experience Editor. However one component is not shown in the list and I can't see why. I've added it to the ...
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Issue with publishing “related items” from Experience Editor

I have a Sitecore 8 project where we have created a component for the editors to use. A component takes Datasource of "Datasource-Folder" with X numbers of "Datasource-Item" below. The tree looks ...
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Broken external links encoding

There's an issue in our EXM when referring to external links. When we insert these links in EXM message editor: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/23/rock-climbing-cat_n_5380069.html?utm_hp_ref=...
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Editing Content in Experience Editor in Multi-site configuration

We have a multi-site setup and have the following sites defined in config: <sites> <site name="mysite1" patch:before="*[@name='website']" rootPath="/sitecore/content/mysite1" startItem="...
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Does Page Editor run on master or web database?

If I open a Sitecore content item in Sitecore Page Editor, does it run on the master database or on web database?
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How to make Experience Editor placeholders editable without placeholder settings?

Normally, we need to define placeholders with allowed renderings in placeholder settings, to allow Experience Editor to support. What is the way to configure placeholders editable in the Experience ...
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Experience Editor changes force refresh

When in Experience Editor making changes to some fields, such as a multilist that could control a rendering of items to show, do not reflect on the page until it is saved. This can be confusing and ...
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Sitecore Experience Editor Slow on Servers?

Does anyone have any ideas why Experience Editor would take 5-6 seconds to display a component I add when running on development or staging servers vs less than 2 seconds when running Sitecore and the ...
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Editable Sitecore fields with Glass

Folks I'm trying to do something basic here which is have a general link and an image field as editable in experience editor on my view using Glass. my end goal is to have two editable fields which ...
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Experience Editor search - requested document not found

This is using Sitecore 8.1 Update 1. When I click the search icon to get the "navigate to item" and search for something in my website, I get a "requested document not found" error. It's quite clearly ...
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Disabling 'Move Component' in Experience Editor for a specific rendering

Is it possible to disable an option, Move Component, in the Experience Editor, for a specific rendering? I have looked at the rendering and rendering options, but neither gave the possibility. I have ...

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