Questions tagged [sitecore-api]

For questions related to Sitecore's API, covering questions about how to access, create, update or or delete data, as well as questions about how the Sitecore code-base is or can be used for custom or native logic, etc.

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How can I write my own custom disabler?

Sitecore ships with a bunch of disablers, like the SecurityDisabler and the EventsDisabler, but what if I want to write my own? I have a bunch of item:saved event handlers that run but when I add a ...
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“Silently” Create Item - Create Item Without Triggering Indexing or other Events

I know that when I edit items, I can pass true to the EndEdit method to save the item without triggering events/indexing on save. Since I almost always want to edit an item after creating it, it seems ...
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Sitecore 9 forms redirecting to formbuilder link on submit

I am having an issue when submitting a form when there is no redirect. Basically i have a contact us form and eventually will implement a email action. But every time i click the submit button even ...
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List Manager not indexing contacts after CSV import

I am using EXM, and trying to upload contacts via List Manager. After uploading csv I found that recipients are still 0 so I opened log file and I found some Exceptions like that and I would like if ...
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Login to Sitecore 9.1 across multiple subdomains

I am trying to login to Sitecore across multiple domains. I mean, I have two different sites abc.x.com and xyz.x.com. is there a way to set the auth cookies at parent domain level, in my case at x....
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Accessing SXA Site Grouping Site Settings Properties from Code

I have a SXA site created and under "/settings/Site Grouping" I have defined a Site item. I want to access "Other Properties" fields (ex: "dictionaryPath" which I have added into Other properties) ...
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Get Items by template id in a scheduled task

Scenario: I have over 10,000 items in my sitecore/content tree. Nearly 2,000 of them are thrived from the Article template. Inside of the Article items, there are two important fields: Is Featured - ...
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How to invoke Workflow on the particular item using Sitecore API?

We have the list of items in the Sitecore tree and all the items will be in a workflow. we are updating these items programmatically and based on some condition, we have to assign the state of the ...
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What is the ShutdownGuard and how should I use it?

I heard someone mention the use of ShutdownGuard for long running precesses. How does one properly make use of this and what are some cautions around its usage?
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Unable to customize HyperLink Manager in Rich Text Editor in Sitecore

I am trying to customize the HyperLink Manager in Rich Text Editor to add some extra fields. Sitecore version: 9.2 I followed these two articles: https://www.awareweb.com/blog/customizing-sitecores-...
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Creating Media Items using the RESTful ItemService API

Quick background, re-building a "product importer" exe that was written for v7 using the old web API and ideally want to replicate all the old logic to work in the new v8 site using the RESTful ...
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The selected link Target value is not displayed after customising the Hyperlink Manager

Following on from a previous question on how to make customisations of the RTE upgrade safe, we have: 1) Customised the LinkManager.ascx to add a new property for the 'rel' attribute on the link. ...
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Not able to add space in date time format parameter

I am facing difficulty in displaying date field. It is not allowing me to send space in the format parameter. For example if I use below code: @Html.Sitecore().Field(Value_of_the_datetime field, new {...
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Glassmapper 5 SitecoreChildren listing items even if the version count is 0

We upgraded Glass Mapper version from 4.2.1.190 to 5.4.21.0. In our model, we are using [SitecoreChildren(InferType = true)] to get the child items. For few of the child items, language fallback is ...
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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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EXM report is empty (data is not being captured) in scaled environment

I am working with Sitecore 9.0 update 2 on Azure. Server is scale out : 1CM and 3CD. After email campaign is run, we can receive email but reporting is not working. It doesn't have any data is as ...
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Restricting user from forcing manual submit to the Sitecore Url

Looking for the best practices to tackle a user behavior in my Sitecore 7.5 application. Basically there is an action method decorated with the [HttpPost] attribute. This action is invoked through ...
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How to get General Link Field in RenderFieldArgs?

I have made a custom processor to add custom code to General Link Field and Rich Text Field. But in the (RenderFieldArgs args) I am only getting rich text field, the General Link Field is not coming. ...
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solr Sitecore full text indexing ifilter

I'm attempting to index the content of pdf's with Solr 6.6.2 and Sitecore 8.2 Update 6. I've got my solr indexes working correctly, and I'm able to search text from pages (content items) and I'm able ...
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Making customisations of Sitecores Rich Text Editor dialogs upgrade safe

Looking at this: awareweb.com/blog/customizing-sitecores-rich-text-editor-dialogs and this Unable to customize HyperLink Manager in Rich Text Editor in Sitecore, if we want to override EditorPage.aspx,...