Questions tagged [publishing]

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Publishing items in bulk

I need to publish around 100K items in Sitecore 8.1 programmatically. They don't have a common parent, they are spread out in several folders but I have their IDs. I tried using PublishOptions: ...
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What does the “Publish related items” checkbox do in Sitecore?

When you publish an item in Sitecore through the Publish item dialog, you are offered several options. You can choose between Smart publish or Republish, you can also choose whether to Publish ...
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Publish at very specific time

I have a request from a customer to publish (some) content at a very specific time. The content will be generated up front (can be day before, we don't actually know) and will get publish restrictions ...
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When should I define a new publish target?

This is a follow up to Should I configure multiple publish targets to publish to multiple environments? In that question, I asked if I should define publish targets to publish between environments. ...
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“Unpublishing” a Language from a site

There are currently five languages defined in a v7.2 site: en, en-GB, fr-FR, de-DE, en-AU, and zh-CN. Marketing has decided they no longer want to translate to fr-FR and would like to remove it from ...
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OnPublishEndAsync not triggering on CD Server

I am setting up an existing site to use separate authoring and delivery servers. We have configured the onPublishEndAsync event to use the web database, and check for threshold is set to true. When I ...
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Can I encrypt the Sitecore Publishing Service connection strings?

Is there a way to encrypt the connection strings of the Sitecore Publishing Service? I don't want the connection strings to stay in clear text on the server, nor leave the system in Sitecore support ...
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Sitecore 8: Items Duplicated in Web Index After Publish

In only our Staging/Production environment, items are being duplicated in our web index after a publish is performed. The only distinction between the duplicate items (via Luke) is that any indexed ...
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Publishing without SQL

What approach should I use to enable a customer to deploy content (just items) from their CM environment to a CD environment, where the CD environment would not allow any SQL ports through the ...
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How should I configure publishing on Sitecore 8.2+?

What are the best practices for publishing configuration on Sitecore these days, especially given the performance improvements on 8.2 when using the new publishing service? Scheduled incremental ...
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How to get a 'last publish date' for an item

I am working in Sitecore version 7.2 and I was wondering how to get a last publish date for an item. I get that any item has date created and date updated but it does not have a property called date ...
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Image not published in data source item (Sitecore 8.1)

Sitecore 8.1 update 2: Our content authors noticed that in a certain constellation newly uploaded images would not get published. So the content author is in Experience Editor, adds a component which ...
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How to find out what's pending to be published

I need to do a full site publish but there could be content, without workflow with changes that can't be published. How could I build a "report" with the list of items with changes that would be ...
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If I unpublish an item will Sitecore update the search index?

I have a Sitecore 8.1 / Solr 4.10 instance. I know that if I add a new content item or I delete a content item and then publish, that Sitecore is smart enough to do a partial rebuild of the Solr ...
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Publishing restrictions for components in page

I have a page that is completely component based. All images, html, etc are individual components with datasources in a grid system. The datasources are in a folder under the page called pagedata or ...
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What is the difference between republish, smart publish and incremental publishes?

Does anyone know what the difference between the 3 main types of publishing in Sitecore are? I have the option to do a republish, incremental publish and a smart publish My understanding is that a ...
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Sitecore 8: Item Being Skipped During Publish

I am having trouble publishing an item. The item is not in a workflow state. Publishing.log: 12448 08:19:11 INFO [Publishing]: Starting to process 26 publishing options 12448 08:19:11 INFO [...
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Publishing target in Sitecore 9

I am trying to configure a publishing target in Sitecore 9. I took the same steps I used to take in Sitecore 8, but it did not work. What I did: \App_Config\ConnectionStrings.config - contains the ...
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How to stop an active publishing process without recycling app pool

I've ran publish process and forgot to uncheck republish checkbox. Now I need to wait while publishing finish. How I can stop publish process without recycling app pool?
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Not publishable warning on descendant items

We're on Sitecore 8.2. We have recently moved from Sitecore 6.6 to 8.2. In Sitecore 6.6, if the parent item is marked as "Never publish" I get a warning in Content Editor on that item saying "This ...
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Auto publishing for specific items

is it possible to configure an auto publish for these scenarios: specific sections of the content tree item template specific items auto publish using the publishing restrictions values configured(...
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How do publish end remote events work

We have different CM and CD servers I am generating files on publish:end and publish:end:remote events. Files will be generated in the website-Root/Dictionary Folder. What files? - We are going ...
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What is the impact of enabling Sitecore.Publishing.Recovery.config

What is the impact of enabling Sitecore.Publishing.Recovery.config? Our CM environment consists of load-balanced Azure VMs with Azure PaaS for content delivery.
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What's the use of the publisher site?

does anyone know what's the use of the publisher site? I imagine it has to do with the publishing but I'm not really sure: <site name="publisher" domain="sitecore" enableAnalytics="false" ...
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AutoPublishing doesn't work on Rename & Copy

I have set up an Auto Publish Workflow OnSave event. But some events like Rename and Copy doesn't Auto Publish. Basically I don't save these changes explicitly, they autosave. How do i handle this ...
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How to revoke publishing of sub-items for a role?

I need to prevent certain roles from publishing sub-items. I was able to hide the 'Sub-items' option in the publish dialog by revoking 'Read' from '/sitecore/system/Settings/Security/Policies/...
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Sitecore Publishing Service how to keep descendants table up to date?

We are using the new Sitecore Publishing Service version 2 on one of our projects, but are running into a problem since it does not keep the descendants table up to date on the web database. The ...
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How to stop schedule publishing in weekends?

I am using Sitecore.NET 7.2 (rev. 140228). For my project schedule publishing is in place. In weekends I have a separate job which creates over 100k items and this job publishes all the items after ...
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Unable to change publishing settings as admin

This is Sitecore 8.2 initial release. Im logged in as Admin, same result on items that has workflows or not. I can't set publish restrictions as show in image. The warning shows and the version ...
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Language version set to Unpublishable is not being removed from Web Database

On Sitecore 8.2 nothing I am doing seems to be removing the language version of an item from the web database. Things I have tried so far: Removed English version and smart published the item in ...
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Dedicated CM server for scheduled publish

We have a requirement for setting up a dedicated CM server (CM2) that will handle scheduled publishes. Other publishing jobs the users are doing should be handled on the default CM server (CM1). How ...
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How to prevent publish item using validation rule?

I can publish an item with a blank field that have validation rule where required. How can I use workflow to prevent publish item with a blank field?
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How do i clear the cache of the item after publishing

Hi On Save event i am publishing the changes to another database (another environment). Please refer Below link AutoPublishing doesn't work on Rename & Copy How do i clear those published ...
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Check publishing status after closing browser

I started a large publish job but had to close the browser before it finished. How do I check whether it's complete or not?
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How can I make the publishing restrictions dialog use the user's time zone?

When a user sets an item's publishing restrictions, it's possible to define dates and times in the "publishable from" and "publishable to" fields. These date/time values will be interpreted in the ...
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What happens if you perform a publish in Sitecore desktop while on the web database

If I am using the Sitecore desktop and have switched to view the web database in the bottom right corner, what happens if I perform a publish (assuming I have only the web DB as a publishing target).
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Publishing content in a restricted 'Government sector' production environment

This sounds like a common issue, but always hunting us when it is least expected. Anyone has tried setting up a production environment whereby typically the CM (intranet) is hosted in on-prem (...
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How to auto publish media items created after running the Sharepoint connect module?

I am using Sharepoint connect module to pull in documents from Sharepoint. Currently, I have written a scheduled task to publish the items at a specific time. Is there a way to auto publish the files ...
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Setting up multiple publishing targets

I have a newly setup XP1 Sitecore 9.0 environment. It has single core, master and web databases currently. I’m looking to create a new publishing target/CD server for staging/UAT. I’ve seen various ...
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Perform a Smart Publish or Republish on a brand new Sitecore instance?

I was reading What is the difference between republish, smart publish and incremental publishes? and now I'm wondering if I'm better running a republish (as I always did) or a smart publish on a new ...
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Cache not clearing on publish

I have a Sitecore instance running on 8.1 rev. 151207 on a scaled environment with one CM and 2 CDs. I have been noticing that every time I publish content in a specific language(chinese) which has a ...
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Development Environment - I can see changes without publishing

Still new to Sitecore.. I am making content changes in the master database (either via Rocks, or in the Content Editor), but if I refresh the page, I can see the changes without having to publish. ...
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Should I configure multiple publish targets to publish to multiple environments?

We have several environments: Our production / live site. Our staging / QA site. Our development site. Local developer's machines. I know sitecore supports several ways to publish, including ...
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Publishing Error: System.AggregateException: One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:moving' event

I am using sitecore 9 and SXA 1.7, whenever I try to publish my site, I get this error. I have tried publishing other individual items that my site depends on, like the templates,and I have narrowed ...
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How to programmatically publish a bucketable items in sitecore?

I am trying to publish bucketable items from master to web database.For this purpose i am using the below code: private void PublishItem(Sitecore.Data.Items.Item scItem, Sitecore.Data.Database _db) ...
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Azure search exception when publishing

I have an issue where I see the following exception when trying to publish an item for a particular template: Exception: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.Schema.SchemaMergeException Message: Conflict ...
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Publishing service fails rebuilding descendants table

We are using sitecore publishing service 2.0. For couple of days things seemed to be working fine, but we have added the: <PromotionCoordinator> <Options> <...
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Publishing the subitems of related items

I've got a navigation folder outside of the home node that contains a folder for each navigation bar (IE header and footer for simplicity). Under that navigation bar folder are the items that should ...
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Cannot insert duplicate key row in object 'dbo.Items' with unique index 'ndxID' [closed]

I am getting the error below when doing a "Republish All". I did a search in the content editor for 7fe5a598-e1c9-42c3-b250-e5b2daa42043 and only found one item. The item is marked as "locked". If ...

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