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Questions tagged [sitecore-client]

For questions related to the Sitecore administrative interface - commonly referred to as Shell or Client - where authors and developers log in to create and manage content, analytics, permissions, etc.

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How do I disable /sitecore access on a Content Delivery Server?

I have 2 servers: Content Delivery - the live site pointing to the web database. Content Management - the internal only site pointing to the master database. I want to prevent access to /sitecore on ...
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Broken Links when using Tokens

I have a Sitecore 8.1 multisite environment and when I scan for broken links all items that are using tokens are falsely reported as having broken links. For example: A datasource of an item is: $...
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Sorting Pages by most views

I have a requirement in our 8.1 update 2 solution to provide a sorting mechanism for pages based on the number of views. This data lives in the analytics database and I'm looking for a way to retrieve ...
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What is the datetime format used by Sitecore's Date / DateTime field types and how can I generate this from a regular DateTime object

When I turned on "Raw values" in Sitecore to examine a Date (or DateTime) field, I see a string in the form 20170310T130700Z Looking at the regular .Net DateTime type, I don't see a standard format ...
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What is the difference between IsExperienceEditor and IsExperienceEditorEditing

What is the difference between Sitecore.Context.PageMode.IsExperienceEditor and Sitecore.Context.PageMode.IsExperienceEditorEditing? I've always used Sitecore.Context.PageMode.IsExperienceEditor in my ...
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Droptree with multiple datasources

I have a drop tree and my client wants to be able to have the possibility to choose from two folders. We have a multi site and the structure looks like this: Site 1 Data FolderHeWantsToChose ...
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Using custom tokens in Sitecore

I need to reach next behavior for sitecore General Link type. If there is {token} word in a link, in my code it should be replaced with some word. Everewhere. General Links in my project are ...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Signer'. The “$_.HasPrivateKey -eq $true”

Following this article https://buoctrenmay.com/2018/01/11/playing-with-sitecore-9-0-update-1-installation/comment-page-1/#comment-548 to install Sitecore, got this error on step 13, any idea? [-----...
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Number of concurrent Sitecore Users

I want to check the max number of concurrent Sitecore users on a specific license, Is there any way to obtain this information from the license file or any admin page? sometimes the license details ...
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Sitecore access to an Item based on role

I have a Sitecore application, and some of my content authors want to work on some "secret pages" that should not be available to anyone else, including other content authors. Only a few of the ...
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Difficulties setting up Application shortcuts in Sitecore 8.1

I'm attempting to set up a shortcut in the Sitecore (8.1) start menu to an application (basically a custom .aspx page sitting within the /sitecore folder). I've roughly followed these instructions (...
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How to add helpful text to a Sitecore field

In other peoples Sitecore installations, I have seen fields with a bit of descriptive text next to the field name to help the user input the correct information. I would like to use this in my ...
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Is Sitecore 9.1 admin password no longer 'b'?

I read that in Sitecore 9.1 the admin user is no longer 'b'. Is that accurate?
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Uninstalling sitecore module

In our environment some unintended module installed . Is there any way to uninstall module in sitecore?
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How can I create an app and insert it in the desktop?

I want to create an app that an author can access from the Desktop. How can I make one and insert it in there? I dont seem to find any doc on that
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How to add additional icons on Sitecore?

on Sitecore 8, we have a bunch of icons. On the ribbon you can select -> Configure -> Icons. On this dialog, box you can Select a lot of sections like "Applications", "apps" etc. Is it possible to ...
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Is there a way to set a Treelist field in the core database to point to a folder in the master database?

I am creating a Template in core database for a Custom User Profile. I have a Treelist field and I would like to point to a folder in master database. Is it possible?
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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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How to handle 1-2 TB images in Sitecore media library

I have some tricky situation where I have 1-2 TB images and files. Each image can be 5-20 MB in size. I have to use them on Sitecore website. What is the best approach for uploading and handling such ...
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Is it possible to reuse the security tristate control field?

Is it possible to reuse the tristate from the security manager i.e. I can see "Developer Types -> Tristate" in the select list, but it's just a select list itself, not the nicer security one.
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The Controls collection cannot be modified because the control contains code blocks (i.e. <% … %>)

After upgrading from Sitecore 8.1 to 8.2, we continue to see the following error when working in CM. Users can login and begin working in Sitecore, but after a random amount of time, they get the the ...
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How to hide ribbon in Sitecore

We have created a ribbon in Sitecore that have few command buttons and few PowersSell command buttons. We want them to be visible only when an author hits specific items in the Content Editor. So we ...
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How to change the default header color in Sitecore's internal applications?

We use several environments in Sitecore and sometimes developers get confused about which environment they're currently using. Is it possible to edit the Sitecore applications header somehow, so that ...
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Sitecore Date and time

I have a client with multiple content editors around the world, and they all use the Schedule Publishing feature, but, usually they are a little bit confused because of the Sitecore Date and Time, ...
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In the “Select Media” dialog, where are the search facets defined at in Sitecore?

This is for Sitecore 8.1 Update 3. In the "Select Media" dialog that pops up on certain media fields (for example, clicking "Browse" on an image field), I want to know where the search facets are ...
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How to remove [unknown page] in Sitecore analytics

I would like to know how to remove the [unknown page] part in the Sitecore analytics dashboard? I am pretty much sure that they are internal api calls and google tracking etc, it´s displaying unwanted ...
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Remove Renderings From Layout Through Content Editor

I want to allow the content editor to remove broken renderings. I am aware that there is a remove broken links tool, but it's too broad. It will remove ALL broken links across any site the the DB. In ...
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Automatically set datasource when adding a rendering to a page

My goal is to automatically set the datasource of a rendering when an certain rendering is added to the page in the Experience Editor. Since the datasource item is created when the user adds a ...
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Unhide Ribbon strips

I have managed to hide all ribbon strips by right clicking on ribbon and un checking them. I have zero strips now, on the ribbon and so, ribbon is hidden. I cannot able to get them back. I have ...
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Content Editor showing “failed to load resource: Request timeout” in Safari only

My Sitecore instance is showing an error "failed to load resource: Request timeout" for some items in safari browser only. Same items perfectly opens in other browsers. Is there any external setting I'...
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Sitecore - Add custom action after delete item

What is the best approach to add custom action after the item deleted, such as remove the item Guid from my custom database if that item deleted from Sitecore?
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Glass Sitecore Service save object for multilist resulting in 'Item not in list' warning

I'm using ISitecoreService (Glass.Sitecore.Mapper, Version=2.0.11.0) to save a glass item defined like this in Sitecore.NET 6.6.0 (rev. 130111): [SitecoreClass(false,"{3ACCADE1-C482-422C-9A22-...
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How to ensure two scheduled tasks won't run in parallel

It looks like out of the box Sitecore is able to prevent the same scheduled task from running simultaneously if a previous run hasn't finished yet (time interval between runs is less than time ...
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How can I edit the Lock/Unlock button in Sitecore Experience Editor?

I would like to edit the Lock/Unlock button in Experience Editor, in order to enable it for a specific user role. By default, it is only enabled for an admin user and for the user who locked it. I ...
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Move items between folders programmatically

I am trying to move items, upon expiration date from one folder to another. It is possible? Is there a way for the items to be moved maybe programmatically at the end of the month, or every 10 days. ...
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Where is shared and final layout in the security Editor

I want to let the editors change between shared layout and final layout in the Experience Editor, but currently they can't view that option without adding a new role to them. How can I grant access to ...
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Hide Context Menu Item based on logic

I have a custom context menu item added to /sitecore/content/Applications/Content Editor/Context Menues/Default. I only want it to be displayed based on the item the context menu is being triggered ...
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How can I disable Workflow email notifications completely on the CMS?

Is there any way I can disable Workflow email notifications completely, from within the CMS itself? As in; without say disabling SMTP settings.
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How to get correct site context in micro-site implementation in Sitecore 8.1

I have implement micro-site solution in Sitecore 8.1 as described in below post Set up microsites in Sitecore 8.1 but we are not getting correct site context for each individual micro-sites. ...
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What's the difference between Data Exchange Framework and xConnect?

The title says it all really. I've heard both terms used interchangeably. I'm assuming the DEF is the underlying framework, and xConnect is built on top of that, and it is xConnect that allows you to ...
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Issue with http://localhost:8983/solr in Sitecore configuration

I observed an interesting scenerio in my machine. I have the following configuration: <setting name="ContentSearch.Solr.ServiceBaseAddress" value="http://localhost:8983/solr" /> Now, If I go ...
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“Multilist with Search” Field Does Not Return Search Results With Two Or More Items Selected

This is for Sitecore 8.1 Update 3, using Solr 5.5. It appears that in a Multilist with Search Field, if the field has two or more items currently selected (it does not matter whether the item has ...
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What are the drawbacks of Rebuild Reporting Database?

I tried to rebuild reporting database but it goes on for indefinite time. In the Rebuild Reporting database page it's showing (Waiting to receive to data status) According to a blog, I need to ...
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Buggy UI when choosing icons in CE on Chrome/Firefox with Sitecore9u1

Is it just in my installation or overall that ribbon Configure and button Icon are behaving incorrectly on Chrome and Firefox in Sitecore 9 Update 1? Dialog box is hidden behind content tree: I need ...
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Custom change password page for Sitecore 8.1 - Password expiration

I am trying to customize password expiration in Sitecore 8.1. As mentioned in this article I have added a pipeline before LogingIn pipeline to check whether the time span for password expiration ...
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Can the Identity Server be used for multiple sites/clients?

For Sitecore 9.1, can the Identity Server be used for multiple sites/clients? For example, on a local developer machine I have several 9.1 installs for separate clients. Could I use that Identity ...
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How do I rebuild the Quick Search Index in Sitecore 8.2?

I've upgraded my solution from sitecore 8.1 Update 1 to Sitecore 8.2 initial release. After finishing the upgrade, and configuration changes, I opened the launchpad to rebuild Quick Search Index, I ...
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Undefined Language versions appearing on Sitecore Items

The Language 'Danish:dansk' exist with version on certain items but it is not added/defined under System(Sitecore/System/Languages/). How is this Language added and how can I resolve/restrict such ...
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Change sort order of Duplicate sitecore item

My requirement is to place newly created item on top. So I changed Sort order of newly created item programmatically using item:added event. It works fine for when I create new item but not work when ...
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Sitecore RTE add new font style

I'm going to do some customization with the Rich Text Editor in my sitecore instance I'd like to add another font style in it. Base on what I've read so far I should edit the toolsfile.xml. Reference ...