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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Is there a way to use a rich text field as meta tags?

Is there a way to use a rich text field as meta tags? I'm picking up where someone left off and they are trying to use a Html.Partial to load a cshtml file that pulls from a rich text field. This is ...
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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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How to get input value from textbox and store that in content tree in Sitecore?

I have created a textbox and button in a View Rendering. Now I want to know that how to store the input value from this textbox by clicking button and store that in content tree. How would I do that?...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object in Experience Profile (SC9 & SQL xDB) [duplicate]

I’ve successfully installed SC9 and have been able to push contacts into xDB via xConnect without any problems. I can see the contacts in the SQL database and that bit is working fine. Something ...
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Intermittent issues with the Sitecore Ajax Post request while invoking a MVC Action [closed]

I have an application running on Sitecore 7.5 where my code is invoking an MVC Action at client side. The action method is decorated with the [HttpPost] attribute. https://www.XYZ.com/api/sitecore/...
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Sitecore Commerce Categories children is not being populated. “GetNavigationViewModel”

I have setup Sitecore 8.2 + Commerce Server + SOLR I have created Catalog under departments. "Commerce Catalog Manager" [Commerce Catalog Manager] ABC (category) ZYX (sub Category) ZZZ (sub ...
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Get Sitecore page content dynamically

I'm trying to get a page's content dynamically so I can open in a modal. What's the best way of getting the html from a page given an ID/page url?
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WebApi queries on nonexistent resource returns 200

I am using the Sitecore 7.2 Item Web API to retrieve some items. Using fast queries I am not able get a "404" in case an item doesn't exist (even if i don't use fast queries, i still don't get 404). ...
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Change field type from Droplist to Droplink

I have content items with Droplist field. I want to change this field to Droplink field type. What is the best solution/practice to change it without losing already existing data?
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Data re-writing from Sitecore 7.2 with SPE

So I need to re-create some content from Sitecore 7.2 to a new Sitecore 8 instance. What we had in mind is to create a script using PowerShell in the new Sitecore 8 instance to fetch the needed data ...
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Receiving 404 error when accessing Item Web Api with Sitecore 7.2

Im trying to use the item web api in sitecore 7.2 to retrieve https://[hostname]/-/item/v1/sitecore/content/ in postman, but it returns a 404 not found error (the whole 404 not found html page of ...
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ItemWebService not working

So I need to retrieve an item using the sitecore API. So firstly, I need to log in, Im following what this site states: https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/developing/...
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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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Cannot get current item from custom GetAllowedRenderings pipelines processor

I am writing a custom GetAllowedRenderings processor, but I cannot see how to obtain the current item that I'm editing in the experience editor. There doesn't seem to be a property on the ...
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Error: “Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined.”

After Installing Sitecore 9 XP1 I am getting this error while "Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined". The XP1 installation was properly done without any error and I am able to ...
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Programmatically Execute Workflow Action of an item from a URL

I am trying to execute a Workflow Action "Approve" or "Reject" from a URL to an ID, is my approach correct? I need help finishing it, how do I run this code from a URL and how do run it on any ID, I ...
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How to copy an item to multiple locations

What is the easiest and quickest way to copy an item to various locations? I have about 100 multisites in a solution and I have created a new template. I need to create a new item inheriting this ...
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How to create lucene indexes seperate for each template and map fieldNames under each template

I am creating lucene indexes using Sitecore 7.2 and I have Title field name common in Article's template as well as Author's template. Is there any way to write separate field mapping as per ...
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Can I use Sitecore Item Web API to insert items into bucket list from different application

I am in the need to expose a restful api which eventually will insert items to bucket list available in sitecore. This api will be cosnumed by another MVC application to push records into sitecore ...
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How to rebuild Lucene Index using API?

We have to rebuild Lucene index on our CD server. Is there any Sitecore API to rebuild Lucene index? or rebuild a portion of tree items?
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How to edit/create the Sitecore item on behalf of the specific user using Sitecore API?

We are creating and updating items in the sitecore tree, we are using SecurityDisabler to perform the operation. The system considers the operation is performed by an anonymous user but we need to ...
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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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Getting Null exception in Crawling Page Component DataSource on Lucene Index

We are using Lucene Index for our site search, our objective is to add all the content which is associated with Page Item. Here we have added Two custom index field for 1) "PageContent" and 2 )"...
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Livetime section Valid From and Valid To

I have item with publishing restrictions. After apply restriction for item I see that in Livetime section Valid From and Valid To fields was set. It's ok. But when I'm trying to get item by id: ...
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Service based architecture in sitecore

I am analysing on the possibility of creating a web application using Sitecore where the web application is pure thin client using js based framework (knockout or angular) which can consume the ...
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Get List of Contacts in a ListManager and associate one more contact to it

I have a requirement to get Contact data from a Registration page and save that data into a List Manager in Sitecore. I followed the below approach. //Create ListManager Object var listManager = (...
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Creating friendly imageurl in scheduled job

I am using a scheduled job to import some content into Sitecore. Hereby I am inserting inline images into a rich text editor field. I determine the src of the img tags by using: string url = ...
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Send mail is not encoding HTML properly

I am trying to send mail in Sitecore using Sitecore.MainUtil.SendMail(message). I have made message.IsBodyHtml = true. I debugged the code and found that in the body of message the string is encoded (...
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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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Change WFFM file upload button text

I created a WFFM form with File upload field to upload the files and using it in russian website. But the file upload button text and placeholder are displaying in English and I did not find any ...
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Item statistic “CreatedBy” returning empty string

I'm trying to get the creator of an item, but when I access the CreatedBy property, it returns an empty string. When I debugged I could see the all the other fields were populated, but not the ...
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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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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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Password recovery Htmlcontent is not working properly

We have customized passwordrecovery pipeline. In the password recovery email, we are not getting the html content, instead we are getting the tags itself. Sample mail content we recieved: Below is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best way to Use Sitecore Data for other Application?

I need to create the separate ASP.NET Web API 2 Application for the Native mobiles Apps (Andriod and IOS), that will consume the Sitecore web application data. Currently it’s on the same solution and ...
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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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Sitecore Item - Generated HTML

One of client wants to send email using standard .NET SMTP client. I would like to know How I can generate HTML of my Sitecore item which has all layouts and renderings configured and assigned that ...
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How do I get an Item from Sitecore's internal URI protocol?

I have a reference to an item that uses the sitecore: protocol: "sitecore://master/{...GUID HERE...}?lang=en&ver=0" I could attempt to parse this URI manually to look up the item, but I'm pretty ...
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How to get the our local date and time from the sitecore datetime field(raw value format - yyymmddThhmmssZ)?

I have set the date in the sitecore item for some datetime field as below. And its getting saved as below format in the master/web database. 20170401T073000Z When I try to get that value using the ...
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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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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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Item.Versions.AddVersion() - fields not being saved

I am adding a new version of an item in a different language. This works fine. Them I am setting the field values on the new version, but those values are not saved. The code is basically (simplified):...