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

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Checking for a checkbox rendering parameter value in view

I have a view that works fine to display rendering parameters for a title and body of a widget, however, I've added a checkbox field to the rendering items for that template and when I try to use it ...
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Missing Files When Duplicating Rendering

I'm able to create modules and duplicate renderings without any problems when on my local Sitecore 9.1 / SXA 1.8 build, but whenever I am facing issues when trying to do the same process when using ...
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Few of the URLs working by placing (.) dot in the end of URL in Sitecore based website

A few of our website URLs are displaying blank pages. However when we append . at the end of the URL, it renders the page correctly. We're not sure how/why a majority of pages are working fine but a ...
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Sublayouts always rendering even when Visible=false, causing performance issues

I have a page template that dynamically renders all the datasource items that are in its Components folder. The way the page works is that there are no components in the placeholder settings on the ...
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I need to reorder renderings in Presentation Details on all pages

Working on a client's site and they have thousands of items with layout. In the layout of every page we have two renderings - Top Navigation, then Pinned Navigation. We made an architectural mistake ...
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Multiple "Add here" buttons due to multiple tabs

In one specific layout, I have multiple tabs and each tab shows different content/placeholders. When I'm in Experience Editor mode, Sitecore shows all the "Add here" buttons even for the placeholders ...
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Razor-Inserted Value rendering as Type String instead of Expected Value

We're encountering a strange issue from one environment to the other that we can't seem to get to the bottom of. We're using Azure for hosting as well. On all environments, we have the following code:...
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Add Placeholder To Presentation Details Using Sitecore Powershell

I'm attempting to use Sitecore Powershell Extensions to automate Step 2 of the following upgrade guide for a Sitecore accelerator known as SCORE: https://brainjocks.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/SDD/...
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Count of selected items in a MultiList

I need to view the number of selected items in a MultiList field using out of the box SXA (1.7) components(i.e. no custom coding). I tried doing this with a rendering variant NVelocity template using ...
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Missing or presenting body-tag placeholder in SXA

I have got two sample websites, both just have created tenant and site with SXA 1.8. When I am creating a page and open it in EE, I am getting two different visual editing structures. 1. Three ...
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Changing renderings on a base template standard values and having all inheriting templates update

I have a base template called Base Page which has a few renderings on it in the standard values that all pages should have. I have a bunch of templates inheriting from Base Page that also have a ...
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Edit a Sitecore item in memory only

I'm using a custom item resolver to take a call to a wildcard item and use the URL to grab an item in a catalog of products (not Commerce). I've got the parser set up, but I've hit a conundrum. The ...
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Sitecore keywords in the metadata

Lets say we have 4 renderings on the Page and each rendering has a data source attached to it which has a Keyword field that is being used for SEO purpose. Is it possible to get all the attached ...
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How to add renderings programmatically when another rendering is added

Which pipeline should I use when a new rendering is added in the presentation? I have a scenario to add renderings programmatically if a particular rendering is added in the item. I will write a ...
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Fixing incorrect references in _Final Renderings (and maybe _Renderings too)

Background: Sometimes we get invalid pointers to renderings in the diffs stored in the rendering fields in Sitecore. (_Final Renderings in our case but maybe it appears in in the shared _Renderings ...
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Opengraph meta tags not rendering

Using Sitecore 9 and SXA 1.7 We are trying to use Opengraph meta tags by adding custom metadata in this section for an item however, it never renders on the page,and never shows up in the html. We ...
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Getting and setting the order of renderings/sublayouts on a page

I have written a PowerShell script that replaces sublayouts with renderings across all pages in a Sitecore site. Everything is working well except for the order of the renderings. The order always ...
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Get renderings for a placholder

I am trying to create a report of all placeholders and the rendering options available inside them. For this, I want to get all renderings within a placeholder. Is there a way get I can get all the ...
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How to allow requests to items underneath an JSON endpoint

We are using a JSON based contentstore for one of our projects. We are working with Sitecore 9.0 and SXA for generation JSON documents for our content stores. Now our client asks if we can allow calls ...
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How to change name of external link when viewing in its rendering variant?

I'm using Sitecore 9 and SXA 1.7. I have a template with a "General link with search" field, and I created several items of that template where I need to "insert external link", after that I set the ...
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Cloned Items Not Copying Rendering Parameters From Presentation Details

Sitecore 8.2u4 We are losing rendering parameter values during the cloning process of certain fields. Steps to reproduce: Create a page item (item with Presentation Details) Add a Rendering to the ...
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How to show template name in rendering variant?

I have a template and i want to show the template name in the rendering variant. I have tried to add a "field" type to the variant, and set its name to "template", but that didn't work. I have tried ...
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How to create a custom button for experience editor that creates a new rendering?

Right now I'm in the process of expanding our experience editor functionality. I've followed these articles for adding chrome around renderings and placeholders, and now I'm trying to extend this ...
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Can a sublayout/rendering trigger the item not found pipeline?

I have a sublayout/rendering that lives on a wildcard item within the content tree. For example, at /sitecore/content/home/news/news-features/*/*/*/*. The sublayout/rendering checks an external data ...
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How can i show the tags of each page with an SXA rendering variant?

I have a blog website, and a page where I can view and search in all the blog posts I have so far. Each blog is tagged with 1-2 tags in the "tagging" field in their respective item on Sitecore 9. I'...
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Image not rendering in SXA PageList variant

I need to create an image grid, like this (image and title) using Sitecore's SXA 1.6. I took the approach of using a Page list component to implement this and gave it a media folder as a data source. ...
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SXA Rendering variants

Sitecore newbie here and I wanted to understand variants in Sitecore SXA, and Reading the rendering variants documentation, (https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_accelerator/...
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Upgrade path from Integrated Dynamic Placeholders to Sitecore 9 Dynamic Placeholders (OOTB)

Does anyone have a SPE script that could be used to upgrade the rendering parameters of existing content to the new dynamic placeholder style required for Sitecore 9 Dynamic placeholders? We used to ...
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Create sitecore template field with specific condition

one specific requirement in which content editor needs to choose properties by state. I have properties with states field. Now I am planning to create the user-defined template for a content editor to ...
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Creating an internal anchor navigation in SXA

I would need to create a component in SXA that displays a link to all elements on the page that have a h2 title. In a non-SXA site I would know how to do this as I would have control over my ...
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How to avoid folder name in URL

I have site definition up to C. When accessing the properties in the URL Property page name is displayed. How to avoid it? Current Url:Http:/Sitename/en/Propert Page/PropertyName Expected URL:http:...
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Force controller rendering in head of page to render after other renderings

I know that MVC and by definition Sitecore MVC renders components from top to bottom order, but is there any way to force (hack) a controller rendering (which is used in the head of the page) to be ...
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JSS deploy vueJs - then I need to manually Unprotect Layout to add my placeholders

Currently, each time I'm doing deploying jss using jss deploy package -c -d I need to manually unprotect the Item of my App Layout to include my placeholders. Any ideas how to stop this? Thanks
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How to add rendering at a position programmatically?

Following this article, I managed to achieve adding a rendering programmatically. But it will add the new rendering, always at the last position. Is it possible to add it at a particular index/...
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How to create new layout on Sitecore CM server and sync it to Sitecore CD server in Azure Cloud

I'm a newbie on Sitecore. I'm studying the "Get Started" tutorial from Sitecore e-learning website. I have configured Sitecore 9 on Azure, from Azure marketplace, using extra-small sizing having 2 ...
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How to pass data between renderings in sitecore 9.0.1?

For passing data between renderings I have seen this blog. Here they use below method to set data: ContextService.Get().GetCurrent().ViewData.Add("_SharedModel", viewModel); In Sitecore 9.0.1 I ...
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Sitecore Forms Submit Action redirect to a PDF in Media Library

I have a form that, upon submission, should redirect and display a PDF from my media library. Upon submission, I am receiving this error: Does Sitecore 9 Forms require that I provide a layout file ...
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How to get rendering parameters based on Rendering ID

I have a search results listing page where every search results are being updated using AJAX. I set a few rendering parameters like the number of results per page on the rendering because they need to ...
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Sitecore Edit Frame issue

I am having issues when passing Guid as the data source for edit Frame. When I populate the Guid directly it works fine but while binding it from model am getting an error message Code: @using ...
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Programatically render nested renderings/placeholders from an item [duplicate]

I am working on programatically rendering an item to html in code. I found this question https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/a/6256/1133 which almost serves the purpose of my request, except it isn't ...
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Failed to execute datasource query System.NullReferenceException while setting Datasource on Rendering

Has anyone seen this error before or know how to solve it? 996 16:35:46 WARN Failed to execute datasource query System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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The model item passed into the dictionary is of type 'Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingModel' but this dictionary requires a model item of type

While accessing the link on website got the below error. Description: An unhandled exception occurred. Exception Details: System.InvalidOperationException: The model item passed into the ...
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CreateCyclePreventer throwing NullReferenceException with final rendering details

I'm running into a weird issue with Sitecore 8.2 Update-6 where after I modify an item (with MVC controls) using the Sitecore Experience Editor I start getting NullReferenceExceptions when I view the ...
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SXA What are the benefits of using rendering variants over simple rendering parameters

From what I can tell, rendering variants are a way to support alternate presentations of a single component. What are the benefits of rendering variants over creating a custom rendering parameters ...
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What are Composite Renderings/Components in SXA

What are composite components or renderings in SXA? (I'm looking for answers describing the inner workings, ideally). I have read about SXA composite components and SXA composite renderings. From ...
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System XML exception for rendering after upgrade

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9.0 Update-1 from Sitecore 8.2 update 2. When accessing one of the pages in Experience Editor, we get the following error for one of the renderings used for page ...
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Reset presentation detail is using Standard values from wrong / old template

I'm trying to migrate a Sitecore page to use a new template with new presentation details in it's Standard values. This template inherits from the currently used template. When I change the page to ...
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What is purpose of the Controllers folder in Layouts?

I've noticed that in /sitecore/layout there is a Controllers folder (first item underneath actually). In that folder you can add items of type Controller. These items have fields for a controller name ...
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Reusable HTML components in third party applications

I have a requirement where in the header and footer of the application can be reused in a third party application to give consistency to multiple application. In Sitecore usually we create header and ...
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Selection of Global or Local Data source in presentation details

Selection of Data Sources in Presentation Details : There are two data sources for the footer component , one at the local repository level and another in the Global Content level. While choosing ...