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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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What Does the “Reset Settings” button in the User Manager do?

Looking in the User Manager, I see a "Reset Settings" button under the "Change Password" button in the ribbon, and I cannot find any information online (docs or blog posts) on what it actually does. ...
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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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Sitecore 8.2 Update 1 error: Method not found: Sitecore.Caching.CustomCache.get_InnerCache()

After installing Sitecore and adding my existing working project, I am getting an error when I select the site Home item from the Content Editor. The stack trace is as below: Method not found: '...
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Shared layout has different values in different languages

This is the behaviour in sitecore8.2 As shared Layout is a shared field i thought the value of shared layout will be same for all item languages and versions. But i found its not if we set different ...
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“Bad JSON escape sequence” errors logged when opening a page in Preview mode

I have an issue while previewing particular items. I am seeing the following error in the log files: 668 08:30:06 ERROR Bad JSON escape sequence: \A. Path 'ribbonUrl', line 1, position 290. Exception:...
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Adding/deleting languages from control panel

Is it adding/deleting a language from control panel is same as adding/deleting in content editor /sitecore/system/Languages?
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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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Make text field readonly

Is there any easier way of creating read-only fields for all users except admin, not by setting permissions on every user or by creating a role and assigning it to every user/group?
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Accessing Sitecore Login from each site in a multi-site setup fails (404 page not found) for only one site [closed]

We have a multi-site instance of Sitecore 8.2 and we have patched the <sites> section to include each site. This all seems fine and every site can be accessed by its unique domain/subdomain. ...
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The model item passed into the dictionary is of type 'Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingModel', but it requires model another model in project

In a sitecore mvc project created a .cshtml as mainlayout with the following code in it: @using Sitecore.Mvc @using Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation @inherits Glass.Mapper.Sc.Web.Mvc.GlassView<project....
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Template field type - Control

I have created a custom field type and it's working good. Here is the screenshot of how its looks in core database. All i filled in for template field type Template is Assembly and Class fields. ...
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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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Rendering Module not displaying video (Sitecore 8.2)

On Edit mode, I want to add a video from Global reference. After adding the rendering module, and selecting the video, when the page reloads, the rendering module was added but it's not displaying the ...
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Missing Check In button name and icon in Review Tab (Sitecore 8.2)

In the Content Editor, on the Review tab, in the Workflow group. The Check In button name and icon is not showing, but the button itself is clickable and appends description.
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Sitecore 8 is it possible to have multiple/dynamic fields in one template

I am developing a dynamic calendar application within a Sitecore instance, and the User case would be.. Creation of Event (from and Event Template), Choose multiple dates, and multiple sessions on ...
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Adding a new button on the Sitecore rich text editor is not working

I'm adding a new button to the Sitecore rich text editor. I've used this link as a reference. What I'm trying to do is have a button just like "Insert Sitecore Media" where when I click it I can add ...
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Manipulate item name on create

We are using out of the box item name functionality in Sitecore. We are also using $name to add that to the title of the page. Our client would like to have the following happen. They would like to ...
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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 show custom message while submitting workflow comment window?

I have created a custom comment template with two field - Comments and Author Name. I marked both the fields validation as Required. I applied this custom comment template to my workflow and this ...
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Analytics Stops upon Code Deployment

I am not sure if anyone ran into this issue before: We have an in house built tool to deploy code from the build server to specified destinations. Mongo reports/Custom Analytics is not working ...
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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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How do I download a file from a local folder

I read data from mongodb and export it to .csv, then save it to my local folder (file path ="F:\report.csv"). When I click the download button in the Sitecore interface it should be downloaded from ...
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WFFM FormDesigner error

In Sitecore 8.1, opening FormDesigner gives the following error: [NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.] Sitecore.Forms.Shell.UI.Controls....
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Create bucket items from external database

We are migrating our legacy application in sitecore. We have a large database that we want to reuse in our sitecore application specially dbo.Product table. Product table contains ProductName, ...
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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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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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Content Author /editor help view with gif animation in sitecore cms

Is there module in sitecore market place where help text is extended to include any gif image or animation image or screenshot to educate content author about specific field behavior or content ...
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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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I'm looking to implement a better UI Solution for managing content [closed]

Has anyone come across this type of feature in the marketplace or created a solution themselves? Mainly thinking about non-technical content managers having the easiest of UI solution for managing ...
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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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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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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 (...