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Issue elevating SPE Console in 9.1 Azure PaaS

I have a relatively clean install of Sitecore PowerShell Extensions v 5.0 in my environment, which is running Sitecore 9.1 on Azure PaaS. As far as I can tell, everything in the install seems to be ...
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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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Copy final layout to shared layout

Our content authors, makes a lot of mistake when whey work in Experience Editor. Quite often they do some changes on final layout, but expect to have it on shared layout. Is is any tool exist that ...
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Sitecore Powershell query for big images of a certain size

Can someone help me with the Sitecore Powershell query which I can use for finding the images more than the given size.
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Powershell get all items that use a template

The title pretty much says it all - I've looked at the docs but I just keep finding Get-Item and Get-ItemTempate. Lets say I have a template with id 123456, I want to get all items that are using ...
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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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Turning on Index Viewer for SPE

I have really given it a go before I posted here, but I am trying to turn on the Index Viewer for SPE. The gitbook doco says it exists, shows it not being in the menu, but no info on how to put it in ...
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Unlocking items via Sitecore PowerShell Extensions scheduled task

I'm using Sitecore Powershell Extensions to unlock items that have been locked for an extended period of time. The script is stored in the script library: $item = Get-Item -Path master:\content\ $...
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One time delete of old versions

Master database has more than 500 items that have more than 10 item versions. Some content items have more than 100 versions. According to recommendation to limit 10 item versions I want to perform a ...
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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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How can I programmatically add a rendering to all of my content items?

I need to add a rendering to all of the pages in my Sitecore tree (i.e., items that have renderings, have a layout set, and live under /sitecore/Content). Content items that don't have renderings or a ...
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How to get list of all the renderings that has been configured to use data source

We are almost complete with a large project. I am trying to find out which rendering in the page has been configured to use data source using a Powershell script. So that we can run in both UAT and ...
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Can you run Sitecore Powershell without triggering Sitecore events?

I want to write a script which could potentially clean up a load of unused assets, but I would like it not to trigger events (index rebuilds etc). Is there a way to say "do this silently" in a ...
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Getting "Current Sitecore database cannot be established" using Sitecore Powershell Extensions

I'm trying to get my feet wet in Sitecore Powershell. I need to list renderings on a list of items. Some of the script works, like getting the items and outputting the name, but when calling Get-...
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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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Create Sitecore Link with Powershell

I'm working on some reports using Sitecore Powershell Extensions. One requirement is to provide the public URL for various Sitecore items. I'm thinking this isn't really possible via Link Manager ...
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Getting an item using Powershell having only the URL

Is it possible to get a Sitecore item via Powershell script having only the public URL? Something like an overload of the Get-Item function that receives the URL would be ideal Thanks in advance
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How to pass arguments to SPE's Invoke-RemoteScript

I want to pass some arguments to a script block that will be run on a remote Sitecore instance via SPE remoting. I wrote this script as a test, but it's not working. $session = New-ScriptSession -...
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How to check an item exists with powershell without raising an error?

In Sitecore Powershell extensions I can use If ( Get-Item ...) to return true if an item exists or false if it doesn't, but if the item isn't found then it outputs an error message as well. Is ...
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How to escape a query in Sitecore PowerShell

This PowerShell query breaks, if the item name contains query operators such as "and" or "child". How should I escape it, so that they don't break it? $SourceItemPath = $SourceItem.Paths.path $...
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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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What is the call depth limit in Sitecore PowerShell and can it be overridden?

I have a recursive script that hits a System.Management.Automation.ScriptCallDepthException exception. What is the call depth limit in Sitecore PowerShell and can it be overridden? Note: Yes, I can ...
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Export of script results to Excel not working

When I get a ListView with script results and want to export the results to Excel etc., nothing happens when I click on the buttons. I do however get an error in the developer tools console: Failed ...
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Item.Editing.EndEdit() is not triggering save event when called from Powershell extension

We have written one rule for bucket items and it gets triggered when a bucket item is created or the item is saved. for creating a bucket item we use below code $updatedItem=New-Item -Path "$...
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Running PowerShell scripts without using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions module

We are facing some issues with Lucene during installation of PowerShell Extensions module (SPE). Is there any option to run Sitecore scripts from Windows PowerShell? I mean that I will just add ...
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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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Bulk create Media Items

Is it possible to bulk create media items from an array of System.IO.FileInfo without needing to install the remote powershell extension package to use the Upload-SitecoreFile command? Notes - The ...
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Sitecore Powershell script to find items that break inheritance

I need to write a Powershell script to find items that refer to a specific composite component and break inheritance for presentation. If I go to the Navigation Tab in the Content Editor and click ...
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PowerShell script to compare latest version number of master and web DB in sitecore

Can Anyone help writing a PS script to get the item list where the latest version on web db is different than master
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How to connect to a Sitecore instance with Windows PowerShell?

I have reviewed the GitBook and the two blog articles (original and v2) about remoting with SPE, but I've not been successful in executing any commands. Here's an example script I've been trying to ...
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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Remoting variables not working in Octopus Deploy

I'm having issues with variables when using SPE Remoting with OctopusDeploy, where method-local variables can't be used. I get this error The value of the using variable '$using:propertyTableKey' ...
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How can I copy personalization rules to a rendering in Sitecore Powershell?

I'm copying a rendering from one item to another using Sitecore Powershell Extensions. All is working well, except that the personalization rules for the rendering aren't copied over. I can get/set ...
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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. Configuration Details: Sitecore 9.1 (Standalone Config - My Local Dev) SXA 1.8 initial release PowerShell 5 Running on Windows ...
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Sitecore Powershell script to filter the users based on custom roles

we have custom roles in sitecore role manager and assigned them to sitecore users. I am writing a Sitecore PowerShell script to filter the users based on my custom role 'Buyer'. below is my script. i ...
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How to delete Sitecore items without reference using PowerShell script?

We have multi-site application, want to delete items which are not referencing anywhere in content tree. Following are categories: 1) DataSource items 2) Template 3) Media items 4) Renderings How ...
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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-...