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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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Sitecore's Publishing setting vs. a Custom field

I'm using Sitecore 8.2 - update 2. Scenario: I like to list all of the articles sorted by a Publish Date. Which is the best practice/approach? Sitecore's Publishing Setting: Use Sitecore's OOTB ...
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Sitecore Context Database during computeField index

When I call Sitecore.Context.Database inside of an IComputedIndexField, it returns Core. I can't use this to call the GetItem() function. Thus, I wrote the following as a workaround. var ...
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Setting up dynamic content

I have a list of "modules" that I want to load depending on what template the current item is based on. This selection needs to be overridable. So I created a module loader component that has a ...
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How to add Parameters to Sitecore Page url

My Question is How we can add parameters to a Sitecore URL. any help is appreciated example: example.com/insights/blogs/?category=Skaitmeninė%20transformacija
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Sitecore search for multiple children with same name and path

I have a "NewsItems" node in sitecore with multiple "News" children nodes with same name, same display name and same item path, only body content of each news item is different. I am displaying all ...
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Sitecore Tagging

We have requirement where if a Content Item is Tagged with “Espresso” and “Cappuccino” then this content Item will automatically be populated in the page when searched for both types of tags “...
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Custom HTML handler [closed]

I created a custom handler to handle 301 redirect for .html extensions which is working fine. But now my client also wants to serve static html files too. When I deploy those html files into our ...
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Using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions to Copy Layout Details from One Device to Another

My website is using the App Center Placeholder device on all of the pages. I would like to use Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) to deprecate the App Center Placeholder device and move all the ...
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Field StandardValue vs DefaultValue vs FallbackValue vs InheritValue vs InnerValue

The parameters of the GetValue methods of the Sitecore.Data.Fields.Field class enable developers to restrict the origin of the returned value to the Fields: StandardValue DefaultValue FallbackValue ...
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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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TemplateManager.GetTemplates always returning null

Got the following call: var templatePath = "/User Defined/Project/Common/Content Types/Links"; var template = TemplateManager.GetTemplate(templatePath, Context.Database); This is always returning ...
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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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Accessing Tracker.Current.Contact in ApiController

I have a scenario in which I want to return some facet data associated with an xDB contact via an ApiController. However, when i try to access the Tracker.Current.Contact property it is null. What ...
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Create an item with a specific ID and Branch

I found an article showing how to create an item using a branch. https://briancaos.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/creating-items-from-branches-in-sitecore/ I found another article showing how to create an ...
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Create users from API

We are trying to build a stand-alone API, which has to meet this requirement. The API gets inputs for "Name" & "Email" and should then create user in any chosen Sitecore instance. As this is a ...
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Using Sitecore().Field() helper

I have a page in sitecore called SingleField.cshtml. It only has a 1 field from the content item that it's associated to. @Html.Sitecore().Field("Title") What I am searching for is how to ...
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How does one access a Security field programmatically?

Back in Sitecore 5 there used to be a class, Sitecore.SecurityModel.SecurityField. Seems like this class was removed in later versions. So, how does one access a Security field on an item now? ...

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