Questions tagged [sitecore-rocks]

Questions about the Sitecore Rocks Visual Studio plugin, or stand-alone Windows application.

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Do we need Sitecore Rocks for Sitecore 7.2?

Can we publish code directly from Visual Studio to Sitecore Instance(Sitecore 7.2) or we need to install Sitecore Rocks?
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Sitecore Rocks 3.0.281 fails when opening items

My Sitecore rocks automatically updated on 8/1 and now opening items throw an error with the following message (see screen shot). Is there a workaround or something that needs to be reconfigured?
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Import tree data with Sitecore Rocks

I've just tried out a nice feature in Sitecore Rocks which is to import data & create a tree in the content tree, using the Query Analyzer, following this documentation. The data in the text file ...
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Sitecore Rocks 2.1.89.0 connection error to Sitecore 9.1.0

When I try to connect to my sitecore 9.1.0 instance with Sitecore Rocks 2.1.89 I catch a weird error: The content type text/html of the response message does not match the content type of the ...
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Sitecore Rocks losing foldersync configuration

I'm using Visual Studio 2017 + Sitecore 9.1. After configuring the folder sync process, I tested the sync successfully, but if I close the solution and open it again, the configuration is empty. The ...
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Disabling the “Loading many items” dialog in Sitecore Rocks

In Sitecore Rocks when you open a folder in the Media Library that has more than 100 items, you'll get the "Loading many items" dialog to ask you if you want to load it all or only the top 100. I've ...
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Sitecore Rocks icons not loading in “Set Icon…” menu

I can't select an icon from Sitecore Rocks "Set Icon.." menu, as the selection windows is always empty - previously it working fine. I already tried restarting VS, Sitecore and my PC. Thanks!
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How to create a Sitecore Rocks connection to a dev/test environment running in an Azure Web App?

How does one (if possible) hook up their Sitecore Rocks with a dev/test environment? I already have it set up for my local dev environment, but would like to also have it for my Dev/Test environments ...
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How folder sync(Sitecore Rock) feature is internally syncing assets?

Once setup folder sync option for yours sitecore project, it automatically syncing assets(css,javascript). How folder sync(Sitecore Rock) feature is internally syncing assets?
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Sitecore Tab is not appearing after installing sitecore rocks

I installed sitecore rocks from extensions and updates then I restarted my system. After I checked in VS2017, sitecore tab is not appearing. Here below I included the installation log file ...
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Sitecore rocks automation

Anyone know a way to automate sitecore rocks with TDS package building? I've tried to create a solution where I read the pending TFS TDS items to get a list of sitecore .item files that are new or ...
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Sitecore Rocks always disabled after installation

I'm using VS 2017 and Sitecore 9 I have tried installing Sitecore Rocks multiple times, each time I follow the steps: Tools > Extensions and updates > search for "rocks" in the online tab > Install >...
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Sitecore rocks timeout error

After installing Sitecore.Rocks.2.1.86, tried to create new connection through VS2017, but getting timeout error. Any help with the above would be greatly appreciated!
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How to get Sitecore Explorer to show the Display Name for an item

Is there an option in Sitecore Rocks that makes Sitecore Explorer show the Display Name for an item instead of using the item name? I've looked through the options/right-click menu but I haven't seen ...
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Folder is not listed in the Select File dialog

While following the setup steps for the Sitecore Rocks folder sync, I do not see the folder I am attempting to sync listed in the Select File dialog. As you can see in the image below, I am ...
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Create Connection for Sitecore 9 instance with Sitecore Rocks

I tried to create a connection for Sitecore 9 instance in Sitecore Explorer. My steps: Right click on "Connections" in Sitecore Explorer and press "New Connection" Fill necessary fields and press ...
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What is the purpose of duplicated Segments in ExperienceAnalyticsLineChart?

I am designing Experience Analytics report via Sitecore Rocks. Could anyone please explain to me the purpose of duplicated segments as shown in the following picture? Some can be used to display ...
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Unable to delete - Sitecore.Data.Proxies.ProxyManager missing

I am working with Sitecore 9 and Sitecore Rocks. I successfully linked my Sitecore instance with Sitecore Rocks and can see the 3 dbs: Core Master Web, as well as the Website and Data folders. I am ...
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Sitecore and TDS Local development strategy

In the isolated development approach, I would like to make sure that "Build Solution" does not deploy TDS projects via TdsGlobal.config settings. So far, I am not seeing immediately how to do that. ...
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Folder Sync option disabled

I'm unable to use the Folder Sync functionality in Sitecore Rocks. (https://github.com/JakobChristensen/Sitecore.Rocks/blob/master/docs/Tools/FolderSynchronization.md) When I right-click on a VS ...
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Sitecore Rocks Installation seems corrupted. What to do?

Having recently moved my development environment to another machine, I discovered that Sitecore Rocks no longer works as before; in particular, I cannot access the "Design Template" menu under Tasks: ...
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Sitecore Rocks Stand Alone Installation for 8.2

Where can i find the Sitecore Rocks Standalone Installation for 8.2. Note:- i i have the older version and getting the following error Warning The Hard Rock Web Service has an unexpected version. ...
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Folder Sync not working

For some reason, I am unable to get Sitecore Rocks Folder sync to work correctly. I've set up the sync, and pointed to the related folder in the web directory, but changes are not being synced. ...
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Sitecore, placeholders, sitecore Rocks [closed]

I am new to Sitecore, and working on my first project, so please forgive any obvious questions here. I am working on building the project using the Helix architecture, using Habitat as inspiration (...
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The type or namespace name 'Project name' could not be found

I'm currently following the online Sitecore developer formation (official) and i'm unfortunately having troubles to go any further due to a compilation error while trying to preview an item. ...
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Sitecore Rocks 2.1, where are “renderings and placeholders”

I had setup the display of some custom facet info about a year ago. At the time I followed: https://jonathanrobbins.co.uk/2016/04/19/extending-sitecore-experience-profile-speak-app/ Now, I need to ...
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Updating Workflow for all the Items in Sitecore Instance

I would like to update a workflow (any Standard Field) for all existing items. new items. What is the best way to do this? Can I use Sitecore Rocks or Sitecore Powershell Extensions? Any other ...
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Sitecore Rocks fails when creating new rendering

I have installed Sitecore Rocks 2.0 and it seems not working with Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I have established connection and when going to create rendering from my Visual Studio solution it's ...
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Sitecore Rocks stuck in the “Add New Item” menu whilst connecting using Good Old Web Sevice? [closed]

I am using Visual Studio Professional 2013, and Sitecore 8.1. My project is configured using the Good Old Web Service. Whenever I try to add a new item, all I get in the dialog where I'm supposed to ...
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Using Sitecore Rocks for Solr Search Enabled Sitecore instance

I have noticed this strange error in my instance after attempting to connect sitecore rocks with my local sitecore instance which I have recently migrated to solr from Lucene search provider. Actual ...
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Assign a Model type

Following the Getting started (Part 2), it shows assigning a defined Model Type to the Sitecore Model.Item. However, when I open the Model.Item it does not seem to have a Model.Type input. Through ...
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Cannot open Master Design Layout

I am a complete beginner and barely touched the surface of Sitecore in general. My problem did occur while following the "Getting started" tutorial, where the tutorial showed the Design Layout ...
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cshtml file is not accepting in server it shows the error “does not inherit from 'System.Web.WebPages.WebPage'.”

I am working on speak-ui. I have created one view (mybutton.cshtml) under sitecore/client/speak/Your Apps/App/ in the core database. When i am trying to see the preview page it shows Type 'ASP....
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Why does the Habitat sample solution have a Sitecore rocks connection for each project

When browsing through the Habitat solution, I noticed that every project in the solution has a csproj.sitecore file (I assume this is for Sitecore Rocks?). So where we have Sitecore.Feature.Media....
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How to increase request timeout for rocks connection?

I'm getting below error when trying to build package using Sitecore Rocks. While building package it takes some time so the connection is getting timed out. The request channel timed out while ...
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Sitecore Infrastructure/Application/Solution-Shared Dashboard [closed]

We want to establish a tool (dashboard) that can give us a complete overview of the current state of our solution. Not only the infrastructure and not only the application, but a mixed details of the ...
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How should we update our .gitignore when using Sitecore Rocks?

With the switch to Sitecore 8 we've recently begun using Sitecore Rocks for development. Sitecore Rocks adds at least the following files to the site (we're a little backwards still in that our ...
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How do I format the value shown in a ColumnField using Sitecore Rocks?

In Sitecore Rocks -- when editing ColumnField -- how do I format the text in a field? Basically, I have data being inserted into the ListControl via a SearchDataSource. One of the fields is a date ...
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Sitecore Rocks Package Installation Error - “Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='live']”

Getting this error when trying to install a package to my local Sitecore instance via Sitecore Rocks. I am not aware of a "live" database so I am not sure where this is coming from. I have checked the ...