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

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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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Loading Page Specific CSS in Sitecore

We are using Sitecore 8.2 and we have around 10-15 Page templates and all the CSS is bundled in a Global CSS and over the years the CSS file has grown tremendously resulting in below issues: We are ...
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Programmatically add log information in all renderings (controller, view) HTML

Is there an option to write some logging information, like rendering name and data-source location, in every view programmatically, without go and modified in all views?
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Add component "Select a rendering popup" in grouped format

In my local instance experience editor add component showing a popup "Select a rendering" like below In My higher environment this popup showing differently like, its showing with the grouped format ...
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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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Unable to retrieve rendering parameter in controller

I have a legacy MVC action I'm trying to enhance for some limited number of cases. The solution I'm working on uses rendering parameters to impact the behavior of the control. To demonstrate the ...
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Component re-render or ad hoc personalization rule verification

We have a personalization rule that depends on two values that are changeable by end-users on a page, using two dropdowns. The personalization rule works fine on a page load (we know which values are ...
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Rendering Variants for non SXA Sitecore site?

I'm creating some new standard Sitecore components and really like how the rendering variants are used in SXA to differentiate between different component variations. Has anyone implemented anything ...
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Does Sitecore SXA supports personalization between rendering variants?

I have come across the situation where we want to implement personalization between the rendering variants for a given rendering. I know we can do the personalization between the renderings but I'm ...
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Put Sitecore component on page based on QueryString

We have a Sitecore component that displays a list of blog posts. Part of this component is a placeholder where a "Featured Blog Post" component may be placed by editors manually. The "Featured Blog ...
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@Html.Sitecore().Rendering does not rendering view even after executing without any errors

I am trying to use @Html.Sitecore().Rendering("--id--", Model.Property) to call render a staic view. It is not rendering on page. Layout: @Html.Sitecore().Rendering("--Myviewid--", Model) Myview: @...
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What would cause a rendering to not show in preview mode for non-admins?

I have a rendering that shows fine for admin users but doesn't display for non-admins in preview mode. This happens on our production server but on our development server the rendering displays fine ...
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Personalization Rules are not working as intended

i've a Sitecore 9.1.1 website on a Windows server2016 with IIS 10. I've enabled the xDb features but the "Personalize" button in the rendering details section is not available. I've seen that the ...
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Retrieving items from a multiselect Rendering Parameter

I'm trying to retrieve items via a multiselect rendering parameter. It parses the rendering parameter correctly but even though it doesn't throw an error when adding a new item to the model, when it ...
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How to give few rendering's data in custom API response

Hi please see the picture below, so that I can tell you the requirement. Now, I have a requirement as, if I see page-1 there is content on this page which is coming from following renderings: Header, ...
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Need to display multiple renderings in a Tab view

I am using Sitecore 9 and I need to display 5 controller renderings in a Tabbed view. I looked at the article: How to show three different Tabs rendering by using Sitecore in ASP.NET MVC But could ...
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Layout/presentation details and language fallback

I'm working on a multilingual Sitecore site. We currently have everything set up in English (/en); but are adding other cultures and languages (en-CA, es-MX, fr-CA, etc.). I've setup the languages to ...
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SXA placeholder settings not limiting renderings

I've added a placeholder to a rendering variant. When I use that variant on a page, I click on the add item button, and I get the default window with all renderings available. I have then added a ...
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Blank Page is displaying while running particular content item

One specific content item is not rendering, showing blank page. When we check log found below exception: Exception: System.InvalidOperationException Message: The Sitecore.Client.ContentDatabase ...
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Page Cannot Be deleted because of specific renderings

A very specific scenario where the components on a page are causing exception while trying to delete the page. To reproduce : Two components are needed A simple component which uses a datasource (...
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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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What are differences between server side rendering and client side rendering in JSS?

Please illuminate main differences between server side rendering and client side rendering for JSS app? Is server side rendering only required for things which are tightly couple with Sitecore like ...
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Update Sitecore rendered links for a specific page

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 & SXA 1.7.1 and we need to update all links to be absolute only in a specific page as by default all the links are relative for example this is the default link <a ...
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Read URL from Rendering Parameter General Link in Sitecore 9

I have used general Link as rendering parameter . How I can extract URL in c#. For Single line text I am using below piece of code. var renderingModel = Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingContext....
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Does anybody encounter a data discrepancy between Final Layout in Presentation Details and Final Renderings in Layout section?

Here's the scenario: Component ID is in use as a Datasource in both in Final and Shared Layouts in the Presentation Details but upon checking the raw values, it can only be found in the Renderings [...
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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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How to get Rendering from RenderingReference

We are using Sitecore 9.1 MVC. It is possible to get all rendering references for a given item by using: item.Visualization.GetRenderings(Sitecore.Context.Device, true) However, this will give me ...
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How to read Data source field value in view rendering

There is a Controller rendering and in its Data source field, I gave the path of the datasource item. [ The datasource item's path is set in the rendering itself and not in the presentation details. ...
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How can I limit a rendering variant to a partial design?

I'd like to limit a rendering variant so that it is only accessible on a certain partial design, is this possible? For some context, I'd like to add a variant of the promo component into my footer ...
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Knowing which rendering has a broken link

When looking at the broken links report or broken links in the bumper, sometimes it will reference a broken link in the Final Renderings. But no info is available to know which rendering is doing it. ...
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While viewing rendering attached to an item in Core DB, Sitecore is throwing server error

I am trying to access the details of a rendering attached to an item in the Core database, but Sitecore is throwing server error. Please refer to the attached screenshot.
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Pattern for multiple renderings calling same service

Scenario A page contains several separate renderings. Each rendering displays some data which is returned from a remote service. Several of these data items come from the same remote service. This ...
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Renderings on Page Design not visible

Environment: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.8.0 What I have done: I have a 'partial design' P1. I applied this P1 to a 'page design' PD1. On this 'page design' PD1, I applied a few renderings. This 'page ...
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Dynamically change the rendering datasource without updating the item

I am trying to set a data source during runtime without updating the item in rendering, but am not able to achieve it. I tried the below approach, but that is updating the rendering data source, I ...
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Creating custom composite rendering from Content Editor with minimal visual studio

SITECORE 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What i am trying to build: I am trying to create an index/table of contents like this. I can have the links pointing to the pages from 'Page List' rendering and a rich ...
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How do I assign the same Conditional Rendering Rules to Multiple Components?

How could a Content Author copy a Conditional Rendering Rule from one component, to many others? I think the best solution would be to set the Conditional Rendering Rule on the Data Template of the ...
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Detect if page is on experience editor Sitecore 9 via Javascript?

Ok, i see many examples of this online but none seems to work, maybe those examples are for older Sitecore. I simply want to detect if the user is on regular site view or if they are on experience ...
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SXA feature specific style option is missing for cloned rendering

Environment: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What i have done: I cloned the default 'Navigation rendering' as 'Global Header'. I have added it to under 'Navigation' under available renderings. Under '...
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DisplayName set to "__Standard Value" on Renderings

I have a very strange issue in this Solution I'm working on 8.* that all Renderings suddenly have "__Standard Values" as Displayname and I can't get rid of it. And some of them also have EN & DK ...
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SXA Browser Title not working in Chinese

We have an SXA site in the Chinese Language, however we are unable to render the Browser Title in any of the pages. This is working for other language sites except Chinese. Following investigations ...
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Get inner value of the rendering parameter

For the rendering parameters, I have a droplist which consists of the friendly name of the CSS-class which further consists of a value field for the actual CSS-class. In my view when I try to ...
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Duplicate icons on column splitter in partial rendering

Environemnt details: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What is happening: The options to modify the presentation are coming twice, as can be seen in the image below. On hovering over the icons, message is ...
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SXA style option for custom rendering [duplicate]

What I have done: I have a new rendering by cloning. I created a component on the basis of a new template created by cloning. On a new partial rendering, I added the newly created rendering and ...
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SXA Issue displaying fields with new rendering

Environment details: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What I have done till now: I followed the steps provided at https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/sxa/17/sitecore-experience-accelerator/en/copy-and-...
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Equals sign (=) added after valueless query string parameters

When rendering an external link from a General Link field using the Glass Mapper BeginRenderLink helper, any query string parameters without values are getting an equals sign (=) added after them. An ...