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Did we lose row/column compatible renderings in Sitecore 9 dynamic placeholders?

I have two row rendering Row_1 <div> @Html.Sitecore().DynamicPlaceholder("section") </div> Row_2 <div> <div> @Html.Sitecore().DynamicPlaceholder("section") ...
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Sitecore error “Server cannot modify cookies after HTTP headers have been sent.”

I am trying to Insert a new form. When I am trying to select a placeholder for the form, following error is showing : when I had installed the WFFM, I went to "Restrict placeholder" and added my ...
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Placeholders of same name all using same data source

I am really new to Sitecore and I have run into a problem. I have a placeholder called "sectionBlock" that I am using multiple times on one page. The view rendering that I have allowed it to use is ...
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How to determine what placeholder a sublayout is in during getRenderingDatasource pipeline?

I have some components on my page that contain dynamic placeholders with other sublayouts placed inside them. Currently all of the datasource items get generated in the ./Local Components folder. My ...
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Sitecore Page Editor Issues with Move and Add Components

I have a page with "body" placeholder in which I have kept 10 controller renderings on a page. When I'm trying to order the component using Page editor or Content editor, the sort order randomly ...
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Using Placeholder Settings on default SXA Accordion

Did someone manage to use proper placeholder settings for these sxa composite components? I am asking because of the accordion, I want to limit the usage to specific components that can be placed into ...
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MVC Layout model is empty after Glass Mapper Upgrade

We recently upgraded from Sitecore 8.2.0 to Sitecore 9.2.0. Along with other packages, we also upgraded to the latest compatible version of Glass Mapper 5 for Sitecore 9.2.0. We use Simple Injector ...
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Nesting placeholders in Standard Values

I know (and I do it) that I can put a default value in a placeholder so that when I create a new item for my route type it populates my placeholder with a component that I will choose. I do it like ...
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Add Here not Visible in Placeholder in Experience Editor

I have a scenario where the Add Here button is not visible for the placeholder I want to add a component to. I have to select other content in the placeholder and use the Go to parent component button ...
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How to add Help Text to placeholder “Add Here” button in Experience Editor in Sitecore 8.2?

Before upgrading to Sitecore 8.2, our experience editors were able to see help text when hovering over an "Add Here" button in Sitecore. This was helpful because it is not always clear which ...
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Getting a blank page after deploying JSS-React application on server (Tech preview 4)

I am Getting a blank page after deploying JSS-React application on server (Tech preview 4) with two console warning 1) Cross-Origin Read Blocking (CORB) blocked cross-origin response https://www....
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Programmatically add a placeholder including its rendering hierarchy

I am creating a custom placeholder, that always renders the contents of a placeholder on a specific Sitecore item, no matter what page the custom placeholder is added to. I have been using this blot ...
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Sharing SXA Placeholder Settings over sites

I would like to have all new SXA sites that are created in my environment to start with the same set of placeholder settings. The sites will share a "base" site that is used to define the partial and ...
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How can I prevent nested placeholders from being wrapped by a bootstrap row tag?

In our project, we assigned a partial design with a placeholder for stage modules and a placeholder for content modules to each page design. The rendered markup then looks like this, because the ...
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Placeholders generated by partial design are behaving differently

Environment: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What I have done: I created a partial design, say PartialD1. In the 'main' placeholder of the PartialD1, i added a column splitter generating 2 placeholders '...
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Adding component with inner placeholder breaks placeholder settings

I have component manifest.addComponent({ name: 'MyComponentWithPlaceholder', icon: SitecoreIcon.DocumentTag, fields: [ { name: 'heading', type: CommonFieldTypes.SingleLineText }, ], ...
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XHTML markup is incorrect near placeholder “header” Error, only for “header” key

We are facing a weird issue in experience editor, where we are getting following error - XHTML markup is incorrect near placeholder "header". For more information about this issue refer to ...
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Why does empty @Html.Sitecore().Placeholder(“main”) generate <div class=“row”></div>?

I am working with SXA 1.8 on Sitecore 9.0 update 2. Since Bootstrap 4 is being selected for the current site, ~/Views/SxaLayout/Bootstrap4Body.cshtml view is being used. This view has such a code: &...
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WFFM Placeholder not listing on inserting a form Multisite

I'm working on installing the WFFM 8.1 rev. 160523 for Sitecore 8.1 rev. 160519. Forms are working fine when I'm using on the single site node. But the same steps when I follow on the multisite site ...
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Component inside a rendering variant

As we all know with SXA version 1.8 it is possible to insert components inside a rendering variant definition. Go to 6. - Components: https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/sxa/18/sitecore-experience-...
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Multiple “Add here” buttons due to multiple tabs

In one specific layout, I have multiple tabs and each tab shows different content/placeholders. When I'm in Experience Editor mode, Sitecore shows all the "Add here" buttons even for the placeholders ...
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Missing or presenting body-tag placeholder in SXA

I have got two sample websites, both just have created tenant and site with SXA 1.8. When I am creating a page and open it in EE, I am getting two different visual editing structures. 1. Three ...
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Placeholder settings wildcard keys

I've seen this in some examples, but it didn't seem to work when I tried it out. Basically, take a scenario where you have a placeholder name prefix, like "column" or "row", but in the actual ...
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Can we apply placeholder settings for rendering variants?

As SXA is supporting placeholder settings for different renderings, Is there any way that we can setup placeholder settings for rendering variants too for a single rendering?
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Get renderings for a placholder

I am trying to create a report of all placeholders and the rendering options available inside them. For this, I want to get all renderings within a placeholder. Is there a way get I can get all the ...
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Max number of components in a Dynamic Placeholder with Sitecore 9

Is there a way to set a minimum and max amount of components that can be inserted into a Dynamic Placeholder in Sitecore 9? There is a count and maxCount for the amount of placeholders that can be set ...
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Benefits of static vs dynamic binding of renderings [closed]

In Sitecore's documentation you encounter terms such as "static binding" and "dynamic binding" of presentation components such as renderings. What are the differences between static- and dynamic ...
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Programatically render nested renderings/placeholders from an item [duplicate]

I am working on programatically rendering an item to html in code. I found this question https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/a/6256/1133 which almost serves the purpose of my request, except it isn't ...
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SXA renderings not displayed in placeholder

I am using sitecore 9 with SXA 1.7, when creating package using siterocks and deploying it to another environment, the renderings are displayed in preview mode but when open page as anonymous user ...
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JSS deploy vueJs - then I need to manually Unprotect Layout to add my placeholders

Currently, each time I'm doing deploying jss using jss deploy package -c -d I need to manually unprotect the Item of my App Layout to include my placeholders. Any ideas how to stop this? Thanks
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Are there other locations than \data\logs to look into for clues on “An error occured” message? [closed]

I'm on page 59 of APress Phil Wicklund's "Professional Sitecore 8 Development". I'm trying to add my Rendering to the "main" Placeholder. Experience Editor => click inside the "Main" Placeholder => ...
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Restricting access to Placeholder CustomData

I'd like to override Placeholder method @Html.Sitecore().Placeholder("keyName"). I want to achieve special behaviour to update CustomData (Editable checkbox in Placeholder item) value. Eventhough ...
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Dynamic Placeholder and Placeholder Settings

I created a project from the scratch and I had to add the Dynamic placeholders. But the only thing, I was unable to do, is to set for the Dynamic placeholders, some kind of placeholder Settings. Is ...
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Dynamically change placeholder at runtime

I have a web page with two placeholders, A and B. In Sitecore I inserted a WFFM form in placeholder B. Based on a the value of a checkbox in Sitecore, I want the WFFM form to be inserted into either ...
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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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Add or edit controls in a placeholder through code

Scenario: A layout has controller rendering and it is in main placeholder. When the page loads and hits the action, we are trying to insert an existing WFFM form to the same placeholder as given in ...
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Placeholders defined in MVC /Views/layout.cshtml vs. placeholders defined from templates => __standard_values => Presentation details

Since we have our Templates => __Standard Values => Presentation => Detail => Layout Details pointing to Visual Studio MVC /Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml, and this Layout already defines the ...
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Benefit of dynamic binding for components like header and footer

Is there really any benefit of having header and footer assembled through dynamic binding (placeholder) in comparison to static binding. Sitecore habitat project based on helix uses a lot of common ...
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Content inside Sitecore placeholders does not render to the page after Sitecore upgrade

I have upgraded a website from Sitecore 7.2 rev 140526 to 8.2 rev 161129 using Express Migration tool. After doing all config changes, recompiling existing dlls with new sitecore dlls and other post ...
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Restricting just a section of the page from editing

On one of my templates I need to restrict the write/rename and deletion of a component that gets added by default on the items for a specific role to a placeholder only. I cannot restrict the user ...
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How do I make my placeholder area more visible and larger?

I have some overlays and some markup that seems to hide some of my placeholder in my experience editor and I would like to know how to make the areas larger and visible. thank you for any advice.
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What do you use instead of placeholder settings in SXA?

I want to restrict which components can be used within a placeholder when using the Sitecore Experience Accelerator module. Normally, I'd use placeholder settings to do this, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Is placeholder async-content a sitecore convention name?

I'm doing the Sitecore Cookbook and I have a question about the async feature. Is @Html.Sitecore.Placeholder("async-content") a sitecore convention name? Because I don't understand how that ...
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Components duplicating on front end

We have a strange issue where components seem to be duplicating on the front end (web DB) but everything looks correct in the experience editor. I have checked the presentation details on both shared/...
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Can I access component/placeholder hierarchy from a `getPlaceholderRenderings` processor?

Our solution is using dynamic placeholders. We have a requirement to restrict what renderings can be inserted in the page content (under the content placeholder) and in the sidebar (placeholder right-...
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How to have nested placeholders when using dynamic placeholders

I'm using dynamic placeholders in the views, and there are nested views. When giving the placeholder path for a rendering (in Presentation > Details), the path should be - main-placeholder/sub-...
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How to name dynamic placeholders if they are based on bootstrap column widths

I'm working on a Sitecore website where author should be able to add components based on rows and columns. (Just like in Habitat). If the markup was simple, like this: <div class="row"> &...
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Custom chrome styling causing XHTML validation issue [duplicate]

I am using Sitecore 8.2 in a Helix configuration and added some custom chrome placeholder styling that I found in the Professional Sitecore 8 Development book. The code works in that I can now see the ...
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Change rendering parameters based on placeholder

I have a rendering that can be placed in one of 3 placeholders. However, I need to make some changes to the rendering based on which placeholder it appears in. The changes aren't extensive enough to ...
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Add Rendering parameters to placeholder

I know that this might sound strange but, instead of adding rendering parameters to the different controls/modules on the page, I want to be able to add rendering parameters to the placeholder itself. ...