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"Unpublishing" a Language from a site

There are currently five languages defined in a v7.2 site: en, en-GB, fr-FR, de-DE, en-AU, and zh-CN. Marketing has decided they no longer want to translate to fr-FR and would like to remove it from ...
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Issue related to %20 in URL

I have two languages on my site: en and de. When I'm trying to open http://{HOSTNAME}/%20/ - I'm recieving error: Question: How can I fix this issue and process this request in correct way?
Andrei Paliakou's user avatar
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Web Forms for Marketers and language

We are using the WFFM module with a custom save action. Now, running through the AdaptedResultList we can access the fields with data. In this field set there is a property called FieldName. In my ...
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How to setup single site with one domain per language

I have a website that has 2 languages, lets say English (en) and Dutch (nl). Currently the site runs on a single domain, www.x.be. All is fine. But now the customer want to add another domain www.y....
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How to filter items by language in Treelist field

On a multilingual site, how can I make a treelist field to only show items of selected language in the editor -so editors can't select items that do not have versions or shouldn't exist on their site. ...
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How to remove a language version of a data template?

I created German versions of several data templates by accident. For regular items, there's an option to remove a version at tab "Versions" –> section "Versions": For templates, though, the whole "...
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How to apply Site specific workflow in Sitecore?

I have problem at hand for which I'm confused about what is the best practice for going after it. I have thought to intercept item creation process in Sitecore and read the site node properties. This ...
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How to link to a different language version

I need to create a link to an item in a different version than the currently active. Is this possible through the General Link field or the RTE Sitecore Link? Example I am currently viewing http://...
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Setting expiry date for Sitecore Language cookie

Sitecore does not seem to set the expiry date for the language cookie, Which means it will be stored per "session", meaning If user switch language on the site then closes the browser and open it ...
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How to prevent Sitecore resolving the Language based on the URL

Our site is resolving some relative urls as languages, where it should be resolving items instead. e.g. mydomain.com/eu should be resolving the item EU under the home item. Instead, Sitecore is ...
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Experiencing strange behavior with Check Box Field on Sitecore 8.1

Working on a Multilingual Implementation on Sitecore Version 8.1 rev. 160302 (Update-2) with 7 languages. We are experiencing a random and strange behavior with Check-boxes (In my case). Scenario ...
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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 to manage same item with different URL per language version?

In Sitecore 7.5, it keeps the Item name same across all the language versions So it is like For the English language: http://example.com/products/accessories For German language: http://example....
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How is the site context language determined and is there a priority to which is chosen?

The other day a colleague was asking about the sc_lang query string parameter and how Sitecore knows to use that for the language. The conversation was seeking answers to the following questions: ...
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Common structure for multi-region, multi-lingual website setup

Question on what is the most common or preferred content tree structure for a multi-region, multi-lingual setup. Our current content tree looks like this: MyWebsite.com | |-USA | |-...
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How Sitecore 9 Forms Module is featured for Multi-Site and Multi-Lingual?

Recently while exploring Sitecore 9 Forms Module, came up with some queries hence thought of asking on community. When we select a form, in the bottom right corner we see list of the items where the ...
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Multiple Languages per site, not persistant language

I was wondering if anybody knows how to set up a multilingual site that switches languages but doesnt make the language switch persistent. So I want www.mysite.com to show the english page and www....
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Why does my marketing URL redirect me to the site root?

[Question transposed from Slack] We are trying to create a site with a virtualFolder of /chr. When we navigate to home page in the site, the system redirects us back to the site root. We have checked ...
Richard Hauer's user avatar
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How do I allow only the configured language for each site?

I've a site in x languages and each language has its own domain and language like www.mycompany.de, www.mycompany.co.uk, www.mycompany.at, .... Currently, I can force another language - e.g. German ...
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Order the Languages by Display Name in the Content Editor

I would like to list out the languages by display name in the language selection. Right now they default to the item name.
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How to add custom lang-region in sitecore system language

I tried adding custom lang-region set in /sitecore/system/Languages but got following error message: Language: pt and Region: mx Language: en and Region: mx Language: es and Region: br The name "{...
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Create a new version of item, in different language

This should be super simple but for some reason I can't get it to work. I am writing code for migrating data and the items has several versions in both English and Swedish. For some reason I cannot ...
Troels Aaberg's user avatar
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Language specific URLs with UseDisplayName and LinkManager

We have a site where I need to add hreflang on each page, linking to each language version of the page. <link rel="alternate" href="https://domain/pants" hreflang="en"> <link rel="alternate" ...
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Adding a new language option that is not predefined?

I got a request from one of our international content owners where they wanted a site in anglicized English but for a country that does not have a pre-set for English. In this case it would be an ...
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Why Multilist with search is not showing data in case of data source content setup in multilingual?

We have found one issue when we add a data source to the field MULTILIST with search it works fine but in case if we add a new language version for that data source then it’s giving only first three ...
Jitendra soni's user avatar
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Sitecore item data fetch on the basis of language if wrong language append goes to 404 page

I am getting stuck with an issue, I have a Multilanguage site that is based on SXA. Rather than going to change via language drop-down, I am going to change language via URL. Please see the steps ...
pawan Tyagi's user avatar
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Force template versions in English

In a multi-language solution, the developers switch back and forth between multiple languages when creating content, testing, etc. If the developer forgets to change the context language to English, ...
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Glass Mapper language caching

Ran into an odd caching issue with glass mapper (v. 4.2.1.188). We have 2 languages in our site (Chinese and English). Here's the scenario (could replicate after every iisreset): Load the page in ...
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Sitecore items missing language from some of the content

What is the best way to detect which items are missing a particular language version as well as add them? Is there a method to performing this in bulk?
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Does Sitecore support internationalization with Urls?

Clearly, Sitecore has great support for internationalization with built in language versions. However, one thing I have not been a fan of is that fact that all languages will have the same Url (at ...
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How to convert a language item to another language

I have created some test content in english on the sitecore site that I am working on. But I want the site to be in french, so I want to convert all the english content to french one-on-one and I want ...
staccata's user avatar
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Content Author sees compare mode of the item fields always

On our Sitecore 8.1 site, we had a new content author role setup for the French-Canada culture. The problem is that if I log in as a user with this role and navigate to the Content Editor, I see all ...
Karthik's user avatar
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Lucene _language field TOKENIZED - how do I search on language?

In our Sitecore site we have a few 'English' languages: en en-GB en-US We wanted to do a search using the Lucene index (a custom one, but that doesn't actually matter) and included the language in ...
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Sitecore Query - Restrict to context Language (in RSS feeds)?

I am using Sitecore's RSS feed, which has a field for Items. You can set this field to a Sitecore query to find items within your website to show within your RSS feed. I have it configured like so: ...
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Can I remove the language parameter from Media Library images via config changes?

Using Sitecore 8.2.current we're seeing la=en added to a number of our media library (unversioned) image usages (<img src="_.jpg?la=en" />). In Sitecore version 7.something (7.2?) the ...
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Content editors are not able to edit versions of different language Sitecore 7.1

Has anyone experienced that content editor is able to change only one language (Dutch in this example) but not the English? Both languages have more than 5 versions. The strange thing is, when you ...
Una Verhoeven's user avatar
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Date.ToLongDateString() returning date in German only on prod environment (8.2)

I have a listing page for articles that includes the date, converted into a long date string ("Friday, December 21 2018"). On all of my lower environments it is showing the dates in English but on ...
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Can I create and resolve URLs in the language of the current locale?

I'm trying to figure out of this is even possible, and if so, how to go about it. I have a requirement that URLs be localized to the target language, but that the items are common and translated. ex: ...
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How to deal with Arabic content (right to left) in Sitecore?

Currently working for multilingual site, where a page which is in English. Now when I am trying to translate this with Arabic then all the content into the content editor getting distorted, Like in ...
Pradeep Gupta's user avatar
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Associate custom data to sitecore languages

Whats the best way to associate custom data to sitecore languages? Imagine, if i need to associate API Key to each language. Add new field called APIKey in /sitecore/templates/System/Language ...
Dheeraj Palagiri's user avatar
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1 answer
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DEF Write To Language

I followed this post and have an xml feed that is converting to items in Sitecore. I want to write to a different language than en. I set field map languages to en-US for items under /sitecore/system/...
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Azure Search duplicate results for multilingual countries in same site with different language versions

We have a multi-lingual site where the group of countries (say for example Asia Region) is hosted in one Site folder. Thus Home, Pages, Settings have different language versions (zh-HK, en-HK, en-AU)...
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Content editors get access denied when attaching new language version to a media item

Our content editors get an error when they try to upload a new version of a document (or any other media item). Steps they take: Go to media library Upload a file (with advanced options) as versioned ...
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Sitecore 8.2 could Translate.Text run in controller code or should it run while rendering views?

I want to run the Sitecore command Translate.Text inside a controller, which doesn't seem to translate (at that time). I've tried debugging and also run different Translate commands (like Translate....
Michael's user avatar
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Language settings in master vs core

Recently we discovered than we have some versioned items in Sitecore tree, in languages not supported by our sites, event not set as language in our Sitecore settings. Today we were removing these ...
Marc Cals's user avatar
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Import and Export multi language theme issue

I have configured multi-language in my SXA environment. The default language is English (en) when I created my site. I want to support LTR in English language and RTL in other language. When I try to ...
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UseDisplayName is not working after renaming language code from fr-CA to fr

I have renamed language code from fr-CA to fr, Added fr version to all my content Items. Now the French name in the URL is not displaying? How to correct it? Link Manager Setting:Web.Config <...
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Lucene LINQ queries only returning one language version of an item

If an item has a version in multiple languages I want lucene to return results with the different language versions. If I specify in the query x.Language=="zh-CN" then I get results for that language. ...
Chris Wyatt's user avatar
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Always embed language to the URL - even if URL is typed manually in browser

I have multi-lingual website, which has both English and Arabic languages. In the LinkManager configuration languageEmbedding is set to always, you can see the full configuration below. As it is set ...
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1 answer
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Language locale not getting added to URL

After configuring the sitecore Habitat based on the instruction from GIThub, we could see sometimes locale code is getting added and not added to the URL. This is happening inconsistently.But the ...
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