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Sitecore 10 MVC Multisite Container Architecture?

Problem There is lots of documentation on how to create an MVC Sitecore site with Docker and containers. But how would you recommend creating a multisite Sitecore site for a multitenant 8+ site ...
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Redirect to a Sitecore Item or Page with ViewModel?

I want to pass a ViewModel to a Sitecore Page from a Controller Action. So far this below post Link has helped, but I'm not able to pass a model to the page. I'm calling the controller from a Form ...
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Compilation Error after integrating VS2017 and Sitecore 9.3

I am newbie to 9.3, Installed and browsed the sitecore project. Tried to integrate with Visual project by adding reference file sitecore.kernel.dll, sitecore.client.dll, system.web.mvc and deleted ...
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Accessing Sitecore Context in a normal API

I'm working on a project where I have a controller with a few endpoints which can be called from Sitecore and non-Sitecore sites. This works fine. Now I have to add a different endpoint that needs to ...
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View Rendering Error

I am new to sitecore. I am stuck in one issue. While browsing to a new sitecore item created like http://sc92/newpage I am getting the below error. Error Rendering View: \Views\Layouts\Website\...
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The method 'Concat' is not supported. Declaring type: System.Linq.Queryable [closed]

I have two IQueryables that i need to merge. This is my code: such that all results having region name "UK" will appear on top while all results having region other than UK will appear after search ...
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Explore mode GeoIP data not available

In Sitecore Experience Editor Explore view I am facing one issue in which I am not getting any country list in GeoIP section under Visitor information. Below is the screenshot of my page. Please ...
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Upgrading from Site core 7.2 to 9 - What would be breaking

We are maintaining one Sitecore 7.2 installation with Lots of ASCX / Web Form Lots of custom code hooked into Sitecore using configuration / patches SOLR Search We plan to migrate these system to 9....
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How to build Sitecore Application with Visual Studio 2017 with MVC pattern OR HELIX methodology? [closed]

As i am new to sitecore and though i have basic understanding on how to create site through sitecore's content editor and using CMS. Now, i want to create a web application/website using Visual ...
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The type or namespace 'AspNetCore' does not exist in the namespace 'Microsoft' - fix causes intellisense errors for all view renderings

I have a project on Sitecore 9.3 that uses both View and Controller renderings. My view renderings have not had any intellisense errors so far and work just fine after being built. When I built my ...
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Ajax forms not working in Sitecore 9.3 [closed]

We have deployed the code files to a fresh 9.3 XP instance and the Ajax form renders differently. View: using (Ajax.BeginRouteForm(MvcSettings.SitecoreRouteName, null, new AjaxOptions { HttpMethod =...
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Html.Sitecore().Rendering() causes: Attempt to retrieve context object of type 'System.Web.Mvc.ViewContext' from empty stack

We have a web controller inside our Sitecore 8.2 Site that returns a search box view. The controller is exposed as an API endpoint like so: {url}/api/search/large/ When making an http web request to ...
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MVC Route within content editor

I have a custom tab on the right-hand side(where we can see item fields) for my items in content editor and I am loading a MyTab.cshtml page within this custom tab. This .cshtml I'm trying to post a ...
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Edit frame in a page with synonyms fields [duplicate]

I'm new to experience editor in sitecore. I'm writing an edit frame in razor page using as datasource the page item ID. The edit frame should modify some fields read by a rendering in the page. But ...
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How to apply rendering to child items

Assume I have a menu with menu sections. The menu has a title, opening paragraph, and a list of menu sections. content title - Single line text paragraph - Rich text sections - Multilist ...
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page template and his base template instance items

I have an Item in Sitecore, and I know it's derived from a certain base template. I have that base template ID, but I want to get the instance of this base template that is part of my page. I want it ...
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Calling async method inside action index() method

I want to call async method inside the ActionResult. This is how my code looks like public HomeController : GlassController { public override Task<ActionResult> Index() { /...
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Rendering Model differences in Sitecore 8.2 vs 9.1

I am upgrading a solution from Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 9.1. In Sitecore 8.2, we have a rendering definition item within Sitecore that only has a View file defined. The rendering definition does not ...
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Rendering causing error in experience editor only on some pages?

I have a rendering that displays fine on our CD servers, and in Experience Editor on some pages, but not on one page, where it's throwing an error. When I check the logs I see the following error: ...
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Programmatically add log information in all renderings (controller, view) HTML

Is there an option to write some logging information, like rendering name and data-source location, in every view programmatically, without go and modified in all views?
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Domain level cookie in Sitecore

I need to set main domain(abc.dis.com) cookie in my sub domain(xyz.dis.com) in sitecore,please suggest. Please find the below code snippet,but it's not working. Thanks in Advance
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Is it possible to combine Sitecore 9.1+DotNet+React Js

I have a requirement in my project. It is an existing project which is developed in Dotnet MVC + Sitecore 9.1, so some part of the page in that project needs to be implemented in react js, for example,...
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Retrieving items from a multiselect Rendering Parameter

I'm trying to retrieve items via a multiselect rendering parameter. It parses the rendering parameter correctly but even though it doesn't throw an error when adding a new item to the model, when it ...
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Any Best way to call the MVC action method from Hyperlink

Currently, we are having a hyperlink tag and the MVC action method is called directly from hyperlink as <a href="/api/sitecore/{controller Name}/{action Name}"> Hyperlink Text While hovering ...
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Retrieving url from general link field in rendering parameter

I'm trying to grab the id and/or url attribute of a general link rendering parameter in the view, but I can't seem to make it work. I can't cast it to a Linkfield (it says it can't cast a string to a ...
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retrieving the url from a link field in a view

I'm trying to retrieve just the url attribute of a link field for an item in a view. The view is just using the item as it's model so just retrieving the link field value, which is producing the ...
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Issue sending Base64 encoded image in JSON to Sitecore MVC controller method

I wonder if someone could help or point me in the right direction as a Sitecore novice. I have a Sitecore MVC controller wired up to accept a JSON request. Within this request can be a Base64 encoded ...
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How to get Rendering from RenderingReference

We are using Sitecore 9.1 MVC. It is possible to get all rendering references for a given item by using: item.Visualization.GetRenderings(Sitecore.Context.Device, true) However, this will give me ...
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Create multiple Views under one folder and have the different controller resolve the respective Views

Implementation: I am creating my custom SXA components for Header, Footer and Breadcrumb I have a project "Navigation". Under Navigation I have created three controllers Header, Breadcrumb, Footer. ...
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How do you register an MVC Area with Sitecore 9?

I have a pre-existing Sitecore 9 instance that houses an existing website. I have created a new solution, with a new web project, and am attempting to install this project into the existing Sitecore ...
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Can I render a link with title and aria-label attributes using BeginField?

I'm using SXA 1.8 with Sitecore 9.1 For a cloned rendering - in my cshtml I need to conditionally wrap a list item in a link. I have got the link part working, but I can't seem to add title and aria-...
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Is there a way to use the Sitecore MVC Field helpers and render a General Link with stuff appended to the query string?

I have an item with a General Link field named "MyLinkField". In my view I have the following: @Sitecore.Html().Field("MyLinkField") That works great to output the link. Now I have added a ...
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Redirect URL A to URL B

I want to redirect one URL to the another. Suppose, I have 2 URLs www.abc.com/home/gateway [Item for /gateway is not created in sitecore] www.xyz.com/newgateway.php [This is not a Sitecore Webpage] ...
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Checking if a general link is empty within a partial view

I can display a link from a field but I only want to display the link if it's been filled out by the user. I tried surrounding by a conditional statement and checking for the field being null, but ...
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Error Rendering View

I am trying to preview a page from Sitecore Rock, from VS but I get this error. I have a Layouts, and I have putted that layouts in _Standard Values of that page. I don't know where is the problem now ...
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Sitecore SXA action call a controller action

how to create a button in Sitecore SXA which would call a controller action or a rest Api ? would it be through javascript or is there an ootb feature in SXA , where i could get the user and item ...
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Is creating a Model under /sitecore/layout/Models a best pratice?

I was wondering if there was something more modern than having to create a Model item under /sitecore/layout/Models for every view rendering I have. If I'm informing the view the namespace and type I ...
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How to retrieve image url in MVC view from model

I am new to Sitecore. I am trying to create a small demo which will display all the products with its image and description. But i am getting error in my view also i am not able to display anything. ...
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Response.Redirect in Mvc.requestbegin processor does not end response

Im doing below in mvc.requestbegin processor if (!IdentityChecker.IsUserIdentityValid(args.RequestContext.HttpContext.Request.RequestContext.HttpContext.Request) && !args.RequestContext....
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How can I integrate/embed MVC app into the Sitecore desktop?

I've got a third party MVC app that I would like to integrate into the Sitecore 7.2 desktop so that users logging into Sitecore can use it. I've seen the answers for using compiled DLLs as renderings ...
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How do I access Sitecore.Context.Item in normal MVC Controller

I have a normal MVC Controller (not a Sitecore Rendering) which I am calling in an AJAX request (from a Sitecore page). I need the current Sitecore item there. How can I access it there?
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Accessing IMvcContext/ISitecoreService in a view rendering

This is using Sitecore 9.0.2 and Glass 5.1.10. I'm trying to figure out the best way to access the IMvcContext (or ISitecoreService) in a view rendering. Using controller rendering is very ...
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Requested document not found when using MVC routes

I am getting 404s (requested document not found) when I try to use a custom route I created per the guide here: https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/700677. My patch config is showing up in showconfig, ...
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Get MultilistField selected items

I am working on a view rendering and trying to get a list of selected items from a multilist field. I don't know if it matters, but the list field I am trying to get the selected items from is a ...
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How can I append HTML within and before the text of a rendered Link Field?

I have a General Link field in Sitecore that I would like to append some HTML to. I know that I can create a custom extension method and put what I want after the link's text by doing the following: ...
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Image and link fields rendering as raw values

I'm using Sitecore 8.2 and attempting to render Image and General Link fields as recommended in this post: @model Company.Feature.Foo.Models.FooBarViewModel ... @Html.Sitecore().Field("{123e4567-e89b-...
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How to render a web form Sublayout in MVC layout?

I am trying to render an Ascx page from an MVC View Rendering in Sitecore. For example, in old Web Forms / Ascx to put placeholders you'd use <sc:Placeholder runat="server" key="placeholder-key" /&...
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Third Party custom controls for Sitecore

Does anyone know of a suite of third-party custom controls that are available for purchase for Sitecore? Or are you just using the standard VS third-party tools? We are going to start rewriting our ...
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Sitecore 7.2 using droplink

I will start out by saying I am a bit of a noob when it comes to C# and Sitecore, but I am getting better. I am trying to update our code to use a droplink control for an event item (we'll call it ...
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Sitecore custom log file is empty

Please help me what am missing in writing log for the exception. Always am getting an empty file Logger in Sitecore.Config <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <log4net> <...
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