Questions tagged [powershell-extensions]

Anything related to the Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) module or general Windows PowerShell.

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Good workflow for SXA powershell scripts

I am trying to find a good way to work with PowerShell scripts that we use for SXA such as for scaffolding. I have tried the PowerShell ISE client that was build into Sitecore but sometimes the UI ...
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Export buttons in Show-ListView is not working

I know there is a similar question before but it has different error than mine. In my ListView result, when I try to click any of the export buttons, nothing happens. Upon checking the SPE logs, this ...
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Not getting any details when running “Install-Update Package” through Sitecore Powershell Module remoting service for my sitecore instance

I am running a Powershell Script using Sitecore Powershell Module remoting service to install .update packages from my host to a remote Sitecore instance but I am not getting any details back on the ...
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Sitecore PowerShell RemoveLinks() using Broken Links Report

I am currently using the Sitecore Powershell Broken Links Report to find and delete broken links. Using the Broken Links Report, I have been able to locate the broken links. I can't seem to delete ...
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CI/CD Sitecore challenge: going from “wipe” to “overwrite”

We are set to release a large Sitecore-based system in a week. Presently the CI/CD process works by effectively republishing everything from a git repository as the source (we use TDS for day-to-day ...
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Restoring marketing taxonomies with Sitecore powershell extenstion

I am trying to automate Sitecore upgrade from 8.1 to 9.0.1. In Upgrade steps, There is one step restoring deleted marketing taxonomies, which can easily be done with Url navigation and click button on ...
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ShowFieldEditor on a media item detaching media

I have a simple script that we're running, where a content editor has bulk uploaded media and they want to go back through and provide attribution to the images (caption, alt text, photo credit) and ...
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How to bulk upload media files and set each item's template to custom template?

I have a directory structure that looks like this: -- Folder 1 ---- Folder 2 ------- File 1 ---- Folder 3 ------- File 1 And so on with Folder 1 being the parent folder. When I upload the files from ...
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New item is not in focused after creation using powershell

When we create item in a Sitecore bucket folder using PowerShell Extensions like shown below: New-Item -Path "$PathofBucketFolder" -Name $TitleofanItem -ItemType $TemplateofanItem Item gets created ...
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How to add experience editor button with Sitecore Powershell?

I've created a script to aid editors publishing components on a page, and I've added it to the content editor item context menu, but I can't work out how to add a button to do the same from the ...
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Show-ListView called from action script display columns from parent Show-ListView

We're using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions to generate some reports. We have a problem when calling "Show-ListView" from the "Actions" script that is in the parent "Show-ListView" result. Looks ...
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SPE Remove-Rendering with -FinalLayout Removing all renderings from the Final Layout

I recently wrote my first Powershell script for removing an old rendering from a placeholder and replacing it with a new rendering. For some reason, when the rendering I need to remove is in the ...
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Removing publication restrictions - publication targets

Does anyone know or have a PowerShell script which can remove the checkbox in publication restrictions specific to publication targets for Sitecore items? We need to achieve (2) as below since some ...
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Can I automate the PowerShell Extension package installation?

Is it possible to automate the installation of the package that everybody is using to automate the other packages installation? My goal would be having a script which I can use to install SPE on a ...
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SPE Object reference not set to an instance of an object

In Sitecore 9.02 I get this error running any script in Powershell ISE. Console works fine. Stack trace: [NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.] Cognifide....
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PowerShell Receive-File dialog is empty

I'm trying this really easy Receive-File but I'm getting a blanc popup. I've tried different paths but always get the same result. Another popup Read-Host is no problem. That one shows correctly. I'...
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Sitecore Commerce 9 Update 1 Installation Issue with SPE 4.7.2

I tried to install Sitecore Commerce using PowerShell script but I got the error that resource is not found for Sitecore PowerShell Extensions 4.7.2 although I have this zip package for Sitecore 9 ...
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PowerShell find-item doesn't return values

I'm currently using find-item on Sitecore PowerShell Find-Item -Index sitecore_master_index -Criteria @{Filter = "Equals"; Field = "recipe id"; Value = "Recipe_Lambada"}, @{Filter = "DescendantOf"; ...
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Security disabler doesn't operate in context of Unlock-Item comandlet?

Writing a script to allow editors to unlock an item locked by another user I used New-UsingBlock(New-Object -TypeName "Sitecore.SecurityModel.SecurityDisabler"){ $item | Unlock-Item } This didn't ...
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Use custom Mongo db with Powershell

I have a custom mongo database, that database contains information about pages.I need to query it in order to use SEP to create pages according to that info, ig, adding renderings component, etc. ...
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“PowerShell Script Workflow Action”(approve/reject) is not fired from the workbox page on IE browser

"PowerShell Script Workflow Action"(approve/reject) is not fired from the workbox page on IE browser. Whereas it is working fine on chrome browser. None of the buttons(approve,approval all, reject ...
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Adding placeholder settings to presentation details of many items

I have to add a bunch of placeholder settings to a bunch of items. These items already have specific presentation details, so not using the standard values. I tried to add them to standard values, ...
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Attempting to Export Creative Exchange through script web api

I'm attempting to follow the documentation for SXA in a [CI/CD process][1]. Configuration Details: Sitecore 9.1 (Standalone Config - My Local Dev) SXA 1.8 initial release PowerShell 5 Running on ...
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How to remove duplicate dynamic placeholders from Final Layout using SPE?

We got duplicate dynamic placeholders assigned in Final Layout. How can I remove the duplicates from the Final Layouts in all the languages? This is how we are filtering out the placeholders ...
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Problems with spaces in SPE Sitecore queries

I am using Sitecore 9.0 and SXA 1.8 and scaffolded a new tenant and site named New Tenant and New Site. When executing the following query using SPE I get not results: Get-Item -Path master:// -Query ...
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How to create a Sitecore Module WDP packge **WITH** Sitecore items?

I was following the official documentation on the subject here https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/sat/20/sitecore-azure-toolkit/en/web-deploy-packages-for-a-module.html and realized that it looks ...
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How to replace an item with another item by ID in Treelist field using Powershell?

I want to replace an item with another item in a Treelist. Basically, the items I want to replace are broken links. Suppose, There are two items A and B. A is used in a Treelist field, so I want to ...
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Error installing Sitecore PowerShell Extensions 5.0 on Sitecore 9.1 instance ['packageinstall:items:ended' event]

I got this error when trying to install SPE 5.0 on my Sitecore 9.1 instance. [![enter image description here][1]][1] I was able to get more details checking the log files: ManagedPoolThread #3 08:...
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Getting Document moved error while running remote powershell script in Sitecore 9.0 update 1 PAAS

I am trying to run Sitecore powershell script remotely using below script Import-Module -Name SPE $session = New-ScriptSession -Username $userName -Password $password -ConnectionUri $uri Invoke-...