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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Uninstalling sitecore module

In our environment some unintended module installed . Is there any way to uninstall module in sitecore?
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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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Unpublish not working automatically in sitecore OOB feature

we are using sitecore 9.0.2 with SXA 1.7.1 in our site we are adding future date in 2 fields called Publish and Unpublish which is OOB feature in sitecore to publish or unpublish item. Publish is ...
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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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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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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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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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"Target" dropdown in Internal Link options not populating in Sitecore 8.2 Update 3

The only thing that works for me, is the line commented out in the screenshot below: Comment the InsertLinkViaTreeDialog I Tried lots of solutions provided in the community but didn't work for me ...
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Sitecore Federated Authentication on CM server - remove Login form

I am using Sitcore 9 and have implemented federated authentication on CM server. I need to remove normal login authentication , so that the only way that user can be authenticated is form from third ...
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How to Enable SSL Secure for sitecore shell cookies

I have added below code snippet (as in Andy Burns Blog https://andrewwburns.com/2016/10/21/secure-your-sitecore-cookies/ ) to secure the Sitecore cookies. <System.Web> and <httpCookies> ...
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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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Error clicking on Locked Media Library item: Failed to map the path '/temp/_disabled.'

I get the following error when I click on an item which is locked by another user inside the media library in Sitecore. We recently upgraded from Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 9. Stack Trace: [...
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Media Item upload upload size validation - confirm dialog issue

I am trying to validate media item whilst uploading to check if the media of certain type has a specific size limit. Created a pipeline which replaces the Sitecore.Pipelines.Upload.CheckSize to the ...
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Remove 'Is valid XHtml' validation rule for Rich Text field

We have a Rich Text field where we are storing our email's html. When i try to save the item, i ended up with validation error like The field "EmailBody" contains (or lacks) some formatting ...
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Template option not coming for a new user even access to user for template is provided

Template option is not coming for a new user even access to user for template is provided. I have created a new user and provide sitecore/developer role to it and in security editor manually provide ...
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Editing fields in Experience Editor not working

For carousel components, when hovering over some text fields to edit, it does not show the cursor to edit. All other component fields are editable except for this carousel field. Using Sitecore 10. ...
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Could not load type 'Sitecore.Form.Submit.ISaveAction' from assembly 'Sitecore.Forms.Core, Version=8.2.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null'

I have Sitecore 8.2(update 1) site with WFFM 8.2. When i navigate to the Sample form folder sitecore/System/Modules/Web Forms for Marketers/Sample form and click on any form then i got error in popup: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I create an app and add a shortcut to 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 don't seem to find any documentation on that.
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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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Sitecore 9.1 When a specific user is trying to login we see a blank "An Error occurred screen"

Sitecore 9.1 When a specific user is trying to login we see a blank "An Error occurred" screen. It is working fine for other users. In the backend CM logs we see this error message Nested Exception ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sitecore Client login Timeout error - Azure PaaS

In the Content Management (CM) environment, /Sitecore is loading correctly with login screen, but when we input credentials and hit on Login button, it just keeps loading and finally gives 500 timeout ...
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How to refresh prefetch cache?

How prefetch cache update its cached item, If I change the content of Sitecore item? And also other ways of prefetch cache refreshing?
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Experience Editor Ribbon 'siteName' error

I have deployed a simple Sitecore 9 website in Azure PaaS. There's nothing so special about the code as it is only a newsletter sign up with Personalization. It works well, I can personalized my ...
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Sitecore 9.0.1 Datepicker displaying wrong format

I'm facing DateTime format issue on the SPEAK DateTime Picker. Basically, when the user is in the Content Editor, the format displays ok (mm/dd/yyyy). But when the user opens the Experience Editor, ...
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Sitecore validation rule at field level in multi-list value selection range

I came across this multi-list field restrictions to limit range(selection) using regex. I got few references to add basic validations. Both work fine. Ref1: ^({[^}]+}\|?){0,5}$ http://www.benramey....
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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 ...
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In the Content Editor, how can I have a Sitecore alert popup code run after the ProgressBox Execute code has finished running?

I have set up a custom button in the Content Editor that makes a third-party API call when clicked. In order to let the user know that the client is performing some work, I have implemented a ...
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How to provide custom info messages in Sitecore Preview Mode

I am trying to add a custom notification message to display in the preview mode in Sitecore 8 for a particular item. I have done some digging and found you can create custom notification message ...
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How to refresh Content Editor item after calling OnOk method in custom DialogForm?

We have a custom FormDialog (standard combination of xml and cs file that inherits DialogForm) that appears when a custom button in the Content Editor ribbon is clicked. Using some user input, the ...
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Could not resolve type name error while performing search in Sitecore in Content tree

After logging to the Sitecore content tree, getting the below error while performing the search. An error occured while searching. Rephrase the query. Could not resolve type name: Sitecore....
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Sitecore image upload versioning in Media Library

How I like to add versioning for an image in media library in Sitecore 8.0. Please suggest me how can I do the version of an image?
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Video url with Image type Field

I have a carousel with Images and videos. The Image added appears but not videos. I am trying to assign a Video(mp4)media type using a Image Field type. When I am try to click the Browse and select a ...
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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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Unable to get Rendering datasource with query like local:/Data/ Teaser 1

I am trying to get all rendering datasources added to an item. I used the below code var renderings = InnerItem.Visualization.GetRenderings(InnerItem.Database.Resources.Devices.GetAll().Where(d =&...
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Set up microsites in Sitecore 8.1

We have to set up 70+ micro-sites in Sitecore so looking for best approach for long run. We already have 3 sites on production on single Sitecore instance i.e. we did multi-site implementation. See ...
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Sitecore Items Services API requests from CD Server

The below Url is working fine in our development environment and we want to move the respective config changes to Production CD Server only in order to make those API's public. Will the below API ...
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PowerShell script to compare latest version number of master and web DB in sitecore

Can Anyone help writing a PS script to get the item list where the latest version on web db is different than master
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Sitecore10 installation error: CertEnroll::CX509PrivateKey::Create: Object already exists. 0x8009000f

I am getting the below error while installing Sitecore 10. Can someone please help me to remove this so that I can reinstall a fresh instance? Thanks! log: [ IdentityServerCertificates_CreateR... : ...