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Get-ItemReferrer : Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I am working on Sitecore PowerShell Extensions 5.0.0.42513 with Sitecore 9.0. I have started facing issue as Get-ItemReferrer : Object reference not set to an instance of an object Also shown below ...
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Performance issue with Sitecore Powershell Script

I am working on SPE (Sitecore.PowerShell.Extensions-5.1) with Sitecore 9.0.1 where I have one script which creates a report of items in approved workflow state. But the execution of the script is ...
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Sitecore Powershell Extension 5.1.0.19766 - debug tooltip tiny box

Sitecore PowerShell Extensions 5.1.0.19766 Sitecore 9.1 Windows PowerShell 5.1 I want to view the Objects during a debug process by hovering over the variable, object, array, etc., but only see a ...
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Identity Server + Sitecore Powershell: Non-admin cannot see scripts

I am using Sitecore 9.1 with Identity Server configured to authenticate users against Azure Active Directory. This works great and users can login with their azure accounts without issue. I have ...
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Get workflow history for an item by itemid in sitecore powershell extension - Sitecore 8.1

I need to create a report by Sitecore Powershell Extension where I need to include the details of "Workflow Approver" and "Date on which workflow approved". I have got the list of referring items for ...
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Report for Approved workflow state that are created/updated in last 30 day

I have to create a report via Sitecore Powershell where I have to fetch all items in Approved workflow state that are created/updated in last 30 days. I am getting the data but seems there are ...
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Update Allowed Controls in Placeholder [closed]

I need to update "Allowed Controls" field of placeholder using Sitecore Powershell. I have used below code - $contentPlaceholder = Get-Item -Path "master:/sitecore/layout/Placeholder Settings/main" $...
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new-using block with remove-itemversion

While learning about Remove-ItemVersion, I came across below piece of code - New-UsingBlock(New-Object Sitecore.Data.Events.EventDisabler) { Remove-ItemVersion -Path master:\content\home -...
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Remove duplicate items from an array of items

I need to create an array of templates that refer to a particular rendering. In some templates, renderings are placed twice. So, array contains 2 copies of same templates. What is the sitecore ...
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What is the SPE equivalent of “Revert Tree”?

What is the SPE equivalent of "Revert Tree"? I've attempted the following: $config = [Sitecore.Configuration.Factory]::GetConfiguration(); $dataFolderPath = ($config.sitecore."sc.variable" | ?{ $_....
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Pagination on Update-ListView

I have written a PowerShell script as an action to delete selected items in the list view. The issue is - when I delete an item on any page other than the first one, after deletion, update-listview ...
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Sitecore Powershell Script to Delete All Items in Results

I need to delete all the items present in the list view on the click of the "delete all" action button. I am running the script - foreach($selectedItem in $allData) { $item = Get-Item -Path ...
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Sitecore powershell script to delete selected items from results

Below is the Sitecore Powershell Script to delete selected items from Powershell script result - foreach($Item in $selectedData) { if($Item -ne $null) { $Item | Remove-Item } } ...
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Fixing media items with wrong extension

There have been some suspect manipulations in our media library (for example, detaching and reattaching of images), such that we now have images in our library which are linked to the wrong template. ...
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Sitecore Powershell script to add items in array

I am a Sitecore PowerShell newbie. I have to write a Sitecore PowerShell script to ignore certain items from consideration based on their template types. For this we can add these items to an array ...
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Sitecore Powershell skip items in System Folder

I am a powershell newbie. I have to write a Sitecore Powershell script where I need to check all the templates for a particular value. But I need to ignore templates inside /sitecore/templates/System/ ...
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Compare items between two instances

We upgraded Sitecore 8.2 project to 9.1. Upgrade took around 1 month to finish and during this period, authors created/updated some items in old instance and they didn't make a note of those items. ...
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Find-Item -Index Get latest version

I am looking for a master index query that will return the latest version of any item. In the solr index there is a field call _latestversion. But when I add that to my query, I get the error Find-...
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Get-RenderingParameter is not recognized as a name of a cmdlet

I'm writing a script to exchange a rendering component with a new rendering component, but it should keep all of the same rendering parameters. I followed the documentation to use Get-...
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Use Set-ItemTemplate to fix an item with a missing template

Is there way to use Set-ItemTemplate to fix an item with a broken (deleted) template? I'm trying the following script but get a null reference error $item = Get-Item -Path master: -Query "/sitecore/...
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Out-Download access denied to user anonymous

I have a custom SPE script that is executed from the Reporting Tools on the Sitecore start menu. The script writes a csv file to the app_data\temp directory, then calls Get-Item $filePath | Out-...
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Export/download options for custom roles is hidden in power-shell script results

I have created a custom role for some users which can access some reports. Although the users under the specified role can access and execute the reports and get result window what they lack is the ...
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Unable to get xDB reports using Sitecore Powershell

I am trying to get the Page URL visits which we get from Experience Analytics dashboard using Powershell. Below screenshot specifies the data i am trying to access using Powershell. I found a link ...
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How to use Receive-ItemCloneNotification in SPE?

I have items that have clone notifications. Now I want to accept the changes using SPE. Can someone teach me how to use Receive-ItemCloneNotification? Can't see any articles that explain it. Thanks!...
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Delete all items which names start with “old_”

I want to delete all images under the folder Images and all sub-folders too. This is what I did $path ="master:\sitecore\media library\images" $items = Get-ChildItem -Path $path -Recurse ForEach ($...
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Using Powershell Extensions to remove empty <p> tags from all rich text fields

I need to remove empty <p> tags from all rich text fields in the content tree: <p>&nbsp;</p> I've done nothing myself with Sitecore Powershell Extensions so far, so I am not ...
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Error in Sitecore 9.2 and SXA 1.9 - Could not load type “Sitecore.Jobs.Job” when creating new Tenant

To replicate: Download and install Sitecore 9.2 Initial Release using "Graphical setup package for XP Single" option, which will install Sitecore.NET 9.2.0 (rev. 002893) Download "Sitecore Experience ...
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Sitecore powershell Extension new site “context” => Azure authentication

I've installed the powershell Extensions on my 9.0 update 2 and we are using Azure Ad authentication login. And now my users have some problems that they can't switch between preview und edit mode in ...
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Error with PowerShell Extension dependency Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure

I've installed Sitecore Powershell Extensions version 5.0 on Sitecore 8.2 update 7, I also installed Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure as it was a dependency. I installed this library through NuGet ...
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Session Elevation options when using Federated Authentication

When I want to excecute a powerhsel Script in sitecore 9 update 2 with SPE 5 I get the following authentication Dialog. But I am using Azure Federated Authentication Login to log in into sitecore. ...
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Sitecore PowerShell script to get all images where the File Path is empty

I'm writing a Sitecore PowerShell script to get all images (without their Media Folders) under the path master:\sitecore\media library, where the File Path in the Media section is empty, like the ...
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SPE Add-Rendering - Cannot bind parameter 'Instance' [duplicate]

I'm new to SPE and during one of my tests I'm facing the following error message when trying to add a rendering to an existing item: Add-Rendering : Cannot bind parameter 'Instance'. Cannot convert ...
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Is it possible to install PowerShell Module for Sitecore and SPE Remoting module remotely?

Is it possible to install the PowerShell Module for Sitecore and SPE Remoting module remotely? I'm wondering if it is possible to install it via ansible to a new Sitecore instance and then remotely ...
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The current user does not have write access to this item. User: sitecore\virtualssuser

I'm getting this error while running a powershell extension script in Sitecore. Here's a simple version of the script. $allContent = Get-ChildItem -Path "/sitecore/content/Website/Home" -Recurse ...
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Powershell script modifies My Toolbar when users are created but an hour later it's reset to default

I've gotten help here to implement a custom My Toolbar every time a new user is created: Run powershell script when new user is created. However, although this works initially when I first log in as ...
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How to get to know how many words are there in a Sitecore Content Item

I am looking to get to know about how many words and characters are there in a particular Content Item using Sitecore powershell. I know how to do it for a file. for ex: Get-Content C:\testfile.txt | ...
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Sitecore Powershell Extensions for Sitecore 9.2 [duplicate]

I ran into a problem installing SXA (Sitecore Experience Accelerator) 1.8 on a new Sitecore 9.2 instance. The problem is with SPE. The latest version of SPE on Marketplace is 5.0
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Reset-ItemField failing silently

I'm (trying to) using Reset-ItemField to remove broken workflow links. While no error is shown in the console, the relevant fields are not changed. $counter = 0 Get-Item -Path :master -Query "/...
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Sitecore PowerShell extensions module compatibility with Sitecore 9.2

I am trying to install the Sitecore PowerShell extensions module in Sitecore 9.2. While installing this module, I received a w3wp crash error as: When I try to run any script, I am receiving "...
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Issue in updating parameters template field of a rendering using powershell

The following is the code which i'm using to update the field values of a rendering. $item = Get-Item -Path "master:\content\ListManagerTask\Adding Contact" Get-Rendering -Item $item -PlaceHolder "...
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Workflow is not getting assigned for items

I'm creating a template and assigning a workflow to that template. But the items which are created from that template are not having the workflow value. $template = New-Item -Path "/sitecore/...
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Run powershell script when new user is created

So, I've been successful in creating a powershell script that modifies the MyToolbar to what we need based on the user's domain: $ribbonCommands = "{1DDBC2B7-69B4-44A0-AAF9-895AB51B1F00}|{D87FDF3B-...
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Assign media item to sitecore item using powershell script

I want to add an image to an item using powershell script and here is my code. I don't know what i'm missing.. $item.Editing.BeginEdit() [Sitecore.Data.Fields.ImageField]$fieldValueLink = $Item....
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Is it possible to get the “Breaking Links” pop-up when using the Remove-Item from SPE?

I would like to use the Remove-Item function from SPE, but I want to be notified before I delete an item which is referenced by another item(s). I mean the window above when I would like to remove an ...
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Adding Items to Multilist Field using powershell

Can any please explain me how to add multiple items to the multilist field. For me only last item is getting selected. $item.Editing.BeginEdit() $allItems = Get-ChildItem -Path '/sitecore/content/...
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Choose Item Dialog box

I have sitecore power-shell and sitecore 8 with SXA module. I need to have a dialog box that will allow user choose Item from a tree. is it any way to do it ? not sure that standard dialog could do ...
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Does changing permissions to a certain role affect other roles?

I have a role, "Role1", - a member of "RoleA". Also, I have created a new role, "Role2", which is also a member of "RoleA". Now, I want to change the permissions in workflows and templates of Role2. ...
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Adding scaffolding PowerShell scripts after Branch creation in SXA

I am using SXA 1.8.0 with Sitecore 9.0.2 on multisite solution. I have a branch template for a page template which creates a few renderings data sources underneath this page, like that: Page Data ...
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Setting a new items' DropLink field value using PowerShell

I have set a value in a General link field in a Sitecore item using PowerShell. Here is the PowerShell script. $item.Editing.BeginEdit() [Sitecore.Data.Fields.LinkField]$...
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Sitecore Powershell - Get all items under buckets

I am trying to see if I can traverse through every node in a bucket and get all its items using PSE. All I am able to get is only the root bucket folder. I tried all the below options with no luck. ...