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Questions related to Sitecore presentation components: layouts, sublayouts, renderings, presentation details, etc.

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Is it possible to extract a list of all Custom Controls

We have an inherited Sitecore 8.2 instance. I am very new to Sitecore so I apologize if my terminology is wrong! While our team has completed some custom development since taking over the site, I now ...
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Component with workflow loads only once

In our project we have a home page and test home page. Both the pages have a component with two different data sources (based on same template- but content differs). Now the problem is when we make ...
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Final layout gets automatically populated with extra renderings

I'm using Sitecore 9.1.1. I ran into an issue related to the layout of a page. I have a template which I added a snippet on its standard values' presentation details in the shared layout, this snippet ...
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How to import renderings/components from solution folder to sitecore

I copied over the views and controllers from the solution folder to my local project, built and deployed. sitecore got updated with new files. I am wondering how to import the renderings/components ...
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Sitecore not obtaining an item's fields

My sitecore Article Component is not picking up my authors details. I have an Article component that has the path to my article html page, /Views/Basic Components/Article.cshtml. In my author page ...
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Passing Custom Model into View Rendering

I am calling a controller action from a form post, fetching all the data inside the controller and passing the model inside View Rendering, but Im getting null values inside the View. I have used this ...
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Why aren't SXA rendering variants available for the default "Page Structure" renderings?

For nearly all of the default renderings in SXA, there's an associated rendering variant. And if I wanted to add a variant, in the Content Editor, I can go to presentation > rendering variant, and ...
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How to add a component inside accordion

I have to add a checklist filter component inside SXA accordion component .Can it be achieved in SXA?
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How to add an SXA rendering variant to the toolbox?

I have a custom rendering variant under site "A" (under Presentation > Rendering Variants > Navigation) and I want to add that to the Experience Editor's toolbox so that it's available ...
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Can I add a script that is dynamically changed in a Sitecore layout page?

My company is still using Sitecore v8.2 and for a while we are not upgrading it. Is there a way to add a script that has been created Front End side using Webpack and that has the following structure &...
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Created WebControl not working

I've created WebControl by extending Sitecore.Web.UI.HtmlControls.Control class and implemented DoRender method. Adding either in another control or by adding to xml file don't call DoRender method at ...
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Shared/Final Layout switch/toggle button not available or visible

I'm using Sitecore 9.2. We have an issue where the shared/final layout button is available for some roles and not others in Experience Editor's Presentation Ribbon. When I access a page with my admin ...
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How to programmatically get or set only Shared Or Final Layout renderings

The following code will remove rendering from items. It works fine but the changes happen only in the Shared Layout. Is there a way to read/update renderings in only a certain layout type - Shared or ...
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Programmatically set Sitecore.Context

I'm trying to build a custom admin utility page which will add renderings to a page. The action happens in an Ajax call and so the Sitecore.Context is unavailable. I do have the pageItem though. ...
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Where are the presentation details stored in an item

I have added a layout and some renderings to a page item, in the Shared Layout. The raw value of the Renderings field shows this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <r ...
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Site breaks when page contains an unpublishable item

We have just upgraded from 8.2 to 9.3 and some behaviour has changed. In 8.2, when I make an item unpublishable and publish to cm/cd, the page loads fine without that item. In 9.3, the page doesn't ...
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Can we create multiple ActionResults in Sitecore SXA custom controller rendering?

Per Sitecore SXA documentation, in SXA custom controller, we have to override the GetModel() method and we call repository to get the model. I would like to create multiple Action Results in Sitecore ...
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Prevent Sitecore Save on Editing.EndEdit()

I'm trying to make a a function that whenever user saves in the Experience Editor, it copies the rendering of current language version to other 2 language versions. For example, if I'm in Language A (...
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What does RenderingContext.Current.Rendering.Item.HasLanguageVersion() do?

I have some logic server side to check if the Item has a language version and based on that the result, the app would choose whether or not to show a particular view. I published the item in es-PA ...
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Model.VariantFields return null when creating custom SXA rendering with variants

I created custom SXA rendering with variants but Model.VariantFields return null. my controller public class NotificationController : VariantsController { protected NotificationRepo ...
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Updated field in rendering variant not working

The requirement was to show the last updated date and time of the item in the page. So I tried to create a rendering variant of page content with field as Updated (which is there for every item ...
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How can a previously removed component be fully restored from standard values?

When a component coming from a template has been removed from a page item, it can be restored by resetting layouts from standard values. However, if changes are made to the component at the template ...
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Why are page components getting bumped to bottom of components list after template is deployed?

After a particular template is deployed during a release, page level components are getting bumped to the bottom of the components list on page final layout. We've pulled that template from getting ...
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Editors cannot edit certain aspects of presentation details, such as a component's datasource or placeholder

I am working on an issue facing some Sitecore editors. These editors can edit items normally once it is locked to them but cannot edit certain aspects of presentation details of those items. If the ...
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Loading of new page blocked by api call

I have a website with two pages (A and B). Both have some content which is loaded via renderings. A has a button which opens B in a new tab. A also has some frontend code which calls one of my APIs, ...
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Understanding Shared vs. Final layout, Experience Editor and Publishing

I understand that theoretically the Final layout is the versioned one of the layouts, what I don't understand is the behavior I get with making changes in the Experience Editor and how it seems to ...
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Order of controls in layout changed when site was updated from Sitecore 7.5 to 9.3

After upgrading our Sitecore site from 7.5 to 9.3 we discovered that the order of controls in layouts for some items has changed. Therefore the actual layout of the pages also changed. There seems to ...
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Unable to preview page - Permission to the requested document was denied

This is a fresh 9.3 instance. I'm unable to preview any page. On clicking preview, it opens a page which has this error: I'm logged in as Admin. It did not happen with other instances like 8.2. Are ...
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Page designs not visible in in main placeholder

I am using Sitecore 9.2 with SXA 1.9. My experience with using the out of the box sxa layout is that three placeholders are present: header, main, and footer. About a week ago we began to see a ...
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SXA Dynamic Placeholders not working when creating multiple placeholders inside of a single rendering

I am currently working in Sitecore 9.1.1 with SXA 1.9. I am trying to build out a Rendering Variant that points to a datasource item with sub-items. These sub-items are child items to the datasource ...
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Can't switch between Final Layout and Shared Layout

I'm encountering a problem where I can't switch between Final Layout and Shared Layout in the Experience Editor. The button is not grayed out though. It just doesn't make the switch when selected. ...
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Bind JSON data in the rendering variants using custom SXA component

Recently I was building a custom SXA component and I have made that by cloning the Default Event List Component given by SXA . I have to get the data in json format from a controller and bind it with ...
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Sitecore 8.2 versioning not working in final layout

I have a Sitecore 8.2 build which is behaving quite opposite way to what sitecore defines versioning to be. When I make a second version for an item and make changes to the final layout, it applies ...
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Modifying renderings programatically - can update the Shared Layout and Final Layout together but can't seem to only update the Final Layout?

I'm working on a script to modify rendering parameters. I noticed that I seem to only be able to modify the Shared Layout and not the Final Layout. I can retrieve the Final Layout field and work based ...
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Fetch all the page rendering results programatically(static & dynamic) and pass it to new sitecore item

I am trying to fetch all the renderings of a global item programatically and want to pass those renderings to another item without adding anything in the presentation I have already tried ...
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How can I edit rendering parameters programatically?

I have a rendering that is used on pages all over my site, and I had to add a new field to the Rendering Parameters it uses. I now need to update this field on a huge number of renderings, but only on ...
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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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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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Render Name value list using rendering variant fields

Is there any way to render Name value list field using rendering variant fields?
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Forcing correct item to render if it has same name with other item

Kindly correct me if I'm wrong posting it here. But I just wanted an opinion with this implementation I have: So, in Sitecore, we have multisite: -Site1 -Site2 -Site3 And we have a separated node ...
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RenderingContext is null

I want to access the rendering context in the getLookupSourceItems pipeline. public void Process(GetLookupSourceItemsArgs args) { // var rc = Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingContext....
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What can cause some renderings to not appear even after being published?

I have a Sitecore 9.1 dev instance. I added a non-cached View Rendering to the Default Layout (using Presentation Details), specifying "Content" as Placeholder. I reset IIS, cleared Sitecore cache, ...
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Remove inline style from sxa image tag in sitecore

I created rendering variant and inserted field like that: and the image rendered as : <img src="/master-site/-/media/Project/ADGEs/Master-Site/Register-Icon.svg" alt="" style="margin: 0px 0px;...
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Can you add the same rendering to multiple SXA Cache Settings items

Is it supported to add the same rendering to two (or more) different cache settings items? Currently, there is no warning if you do so, but I'm unsure if this is a valid thing to do or not?
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EXM Experience Editing - missing create new content

I've created a new rendering and have set the Datasource Location and Datasource Template. However when I add it to a placeholder inside the EXM Experience Editor I only see the option to select ...
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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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Default enabling checkbox in rendering parameter isn't recognized by view

We have a view that uses rendering parameters, one of which sets a model property that determines whether a form should show inside the view. When I change the default value to 1 for that checkbox, ...
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How did I clear the final layout accidentally

Suddenly the Final layout was missing and it did not even fallback to the shared layout also. No body from our side did not change the layouts intentionally. How this could have happened? Any guesses?...
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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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SXA differences between Partial Design and Metadata Partial Design

I notice that with SXA there are two types of partial design: Partial Design /sitecore/templates/Foundation/Experience Accelerator/Presentation/Partial Design Metadata Partial Design /sitecore/...

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