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Why do links from custom link / image fields not appear in the link database?

I am using the following custom fields on our instance of Sitecore 9.0.2: Advance Image Field https://github.com/saadahmedkhan/sitecore-fields Sitecore Field Suite https://github.com/Velir/...
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What is the function of LinkDatabase.UpdateDuringPublish?

Recently, we had an issue where our Core database was experiencing maxed out DTU consumption during publishing. The Core database is set as the Links Database as well. We were able to identify locks ...
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Does Sitecore cloning create extra records in Link Database?

In a scenario wherein I have many country sites and each site having a lot of content in common, I could create a master website and clone it across country sites. We know that cloning will establish ...
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Sitecore navigate Links are not updating for Local datasources

We are using Sitecore 9.0 with SXA 1.8. The links are not updating in the Link database while adding any SXA components in the pages with local data-source items. But, the links are updating for the ...
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Add an item to another items related items programatically [duplicate]

I have a page with a wysiwyg editor that allows users to select images from the media library and inserts them into their content and save as a sitecore item. The problem is that these images aren't ...
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Do we need to rebuild the link databases on CD Server?

I cannot find any official documentation on Rebuilding the Link Databases and not sure which DB to select when choosing DB for rebuilding Link Databases. According to the official installation guild, ...
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Rebuilds Links Database exception: This SqlTransaction has completed; it is no longer usable

When attempting to rebuild the links database on the master database I'm getting the following exception: Job started: RebuildLinkDatabasesIndex|System.InvalidOperationException: This SqlTransaction ...
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Are there always just 3 databases?

I read this from the docs: Sitecore CMS uses the following three SQL Server databases: Core – contains all settings, like a large configuration file for the Sitecore user interface. ... Master –...
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Rebuild link database is not working

I have installed Sitecore 9 update 1 in my local machine . When I try to rebuild the link database for the vanilla installation, the rebuilding keeps on processing and will never complete. When I see ...
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Rebuilding link database: System.FormatException: Unrecognized Guid format

I'm trying to find the item that has a bad internal link that is causing this exception when rebuilding the link database: Job started: RebuildLinkDatabasesIndex|System.FormatException: ...
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Delete Data sources without any referrers

I would like to clean sitecore and delete all local data sources that are not in use. I know that I can go through each DataSource item and check in LinkDatabase if it has referrer or not. But I have ...
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Linkdatabase not working in CD Server

In Sitecore, I am referring one content item using multilist. While checking selected content item references in content editor Navigate -> links in CM it's showing all referring item. After published ...
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“The hostname could not be parsed.” Error while rebuilding Link database

When I try to rebuild the link database I get the following error from the dialog: Job started: RebuildLinkDatabasesIndex|System.UriFormatException: Invalid URI: The hostname could not be parsed. at ...
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Save multi values to image library with link reference

My question might be a little complex, but I appreciate any help: I am using SitecoreFieldSuite by Velir, in my Sitecore 8 solution. Officially, SitecoreFieldSuite isn't supported in Sitecore 8, but ...
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How does the “Rebuild link database” feature work?

In the Control Panel, there is a "Rebuild link database" button. How does it work? What operations are carried out during a link database rebuild?
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What does the “Publish related items” checkbox do in Sitecore?

When you publish an item in Sitecore through the Publish item dialog, you are offered several options. You can choose between Smart publish or Republish, you can also choose whether to Publish ...
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What is the impact to a Sitecore instance while rebuilding the links database?

I am referring specifically the Links database, stored in the "Links" table, as defined here: <!-- LINK DATABASE --> <LinkDatabase type="Sitecore.Data.$(database).$(database)LinkDatabase, ...
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How can I find all usages of template in insert options?

Doing a template refactor, I wanted to add a new base template and move a lot of scattered functionality to this template, including insert options. I did not know exactly where one specific template ...
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How to speed up rebuilding the link database?

I'm rebuilding a link database with more than 10 millions of rows. It is taking 16 hours per database, but the web server and SQL server are almost idle, even when new rows are generated slowly in the ...
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How does Sitecore update the Link Database?

I installed the Sitecore URL Rewrite Module for a client. The module worked properly in non-production environments. However, it did not work on production CD servers. The module uses the links ...