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Create controller rendering in SXA

As a test, I wanted to create a rendering for an SXA site. It had to be added to the toolbox and have a controller, model, and view. I read this Creating new renderings that are compatible with SXA ...
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Filter (Checklist) component shows ids of facets not values in SXA

Introduction We are using Sitecore 9 Update 2 with SXA 1.7.1. We have implemented "Download Center" using OOTB search components from SXA. We would like to show "Title" value of Checklist field ...
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How to achieve SXA styling button and styling option on custom component?

We are trying to create custom component using SXA 1.6 on Sitecore 9.0.1. Component is finally also shown on toolbox but we are struggling to have SXA Styling button on it. Something similar to this ...
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How can I get SXA login working with my Federated Authentication via IdentityServer?

Background We're building an internal site where all users are required to be authenticated. I've configured IdentityServer to connect to the organisation's Azure AD and this is working fine. When I ...
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Adding new section in SXA toolbox

The goal is to create a new section in the toolbox. I created a new Available Renderings item called Custom, and I've added two new renderings, News and Author. When I go to the toolbox instead of ...
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Create new Grid in Sitecore Experience Accelerator

I am using Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.4 and I do not want to use Bootstrap, Foundation or Grid960. I have my custom CSS framework. Anyone can provide me a solution that how I can add a new Grid?...
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Does SXA support page specific content with Partial Design?

When I build my page in SXA I use components like Rich Text to implement page elements. Content I entered is stored in component data-source on page level. This is exactly what typical content author ...
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How to edit the content of renderings defined on Partial Designs with the Experience Editor on page level?

I created a partial design called Footer, and added a Link List rendering to this Footer by using the presentation details. I assigned this partial design to the page design Default and assigned this ...
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How to associate a custom datasource item to the promo rendering in SXA?

In the Sitecore SXA Promo component I want to add a datasource item which is created from another template (custom, not the default Promo template). I want to show fields of that template and use a ...
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Partial Designs are not visible on Page Design

We have installed Sitecore 9.1 and SXA 1.8. We created couple of partial and page designs and all was working fine. We are using TDS to sync items between dev Sitecore instances. After one of syncs,...
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How can I modify SXA search component to search also in the Accordions content?

I'm trying to modify Sitecore default behaviour to search also in accordions content. I have checked Is Displayed in Search Results at /sitecore/templates/Feature/Experience Accelerator/Composites/...
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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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Query Tokens in SXA

In SXA's out of the box renderings, I see datasource locations that look like this: query:$site/*[@@name='Data']/*[@@templatename='Custom Folder'] Is $site the only token supported here? Can I ...
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Creating new renderings that are compatible with SXA

I've been playing with SXA and some of the out of the box renderings and rendering variants that come with it. I understand how to create my own rendering variants, and I understand how to create my ...
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How do you properly configure SXA Page List with custom query?

Testing with SXA 1.2 on Sitecore 8.2 u1/u2. I'm trying to query a list of pages marked as featured. Here is what I have setup: Custom Page template inherits from Page. Checkbox field is added with ...
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How do you best manage security domains using SXA with the Active Directory module?

SXA provides the ability to create new tenants on-the-fly. Ideally each tenant would have a unique set of roles such as tenant1\admin and tenant1\editor. How do you configure roles and domains in ...
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Sitecore SXA Search Result Sorting by date

How to sort/filter search result in Sitecore SXA by __created date or __updated date to retrieve recent search items
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Search component in SXA

I was playing around with the ootb search components in SXA and I got some results so yes, it's working. But now I wanted to know what was all included in the searchable content (apparently computed ...
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"GetCurrentCart: Value cannot be null" when adding item to cart

When I originally installed Commerce 9 via SIF, everything worked fine. But since building/deploying the Sitecore.Commerce.Engine project (sans all sample plugins), adding an item to the cart results ...
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My index on Content Delivery does not match with CM and is not updating anymore on Azure PAAS - Sitecore 9.0.2

We noticed that our CD environment gave different results from the index compared to the CM environment. We did some more checks and found that the index on CD was also not updating anymore. It did ...
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SXA or not SXA is the Question what are your experiences?

I am not sure if I should use SXA in my project. Currently we want to use only the XP but in the future we would like to use XC too. I think I need to create many components by my self because of the ...
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Computed Index field as a rendering variant

How can I insert a computed index field in Solr as a rendering variant, I tried creating a field variant with the same name but it didn't work.
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FatalError Required validation not working

I am using SXA 1.8, and Sitecore 9.1 I am trying to add a validation for a Date type field where it is required, and the user cannot save the item unless this field has a value, I have copied ...
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How do you count the number of children in a Scriban template?

Given a page or item, how do I count the number of children? {{ i_page.children }}
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Using Drop Link field with SXA Facets Component shows GUID instead of Title [duplicate]

I am using Lucene search engine. When using drop link field in SXA facets component, it displays GUID, I see other posts talking about this issue, and in order to fix it, we should change the below ...
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Where are my SXA items?

Running 10.2, I followed the SXA installation instructions and installed: Powershell Extensions 6.3 Sitecore Experience Accelerator 10.2.0 rev. 04247 If I go into /templates, then SXA stuff is there,...
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2 SXA sites on same Azure app service need different federated authentication providers

I have 2 SXA sites running on the same Azure app service. Both sites require Okta federated authentication (OIDC). Is it possible to have more than one IdentityProvidersProcessor (1 for each SXA site ...
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Error while publishing when items are moved in SXA based website

SXA v1.7.1 with Sitecore v9.0.2 I'm regularly getting this error in Sitecore when trying to publish after I have restructured some items in master database. If I delete the modified sub-tree from web ...
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SXA error when creating a site: Unrecognized Guid format

I installed a clean Sitecore 8.2 Update 5 instance with SPE 4.7 and SXA 1.5. I imported a tenant, a site, tenant-specific templates, media etc. from a colleague's environment. I don't think any items ...
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Tenant and Site Setup - Description of Modules

I am setting up a new Tenant and Site and am looking for an explanation of the different Modules that can be installed against the Tenant / Site. I want to only install the minimum required modules ...
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Null checks in Scriban

I want to check for null values in Scriban. {{ if (o_model.address.id) }} <div style="text-align: center;"><h5>Address {{ o_model.address.id}}</h5><br /></div> ...
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Setting css class in SXA variant from content item

I need to create a list of items in SXA with a background defined by the items themselves. On the items, the editor can select a colour (droplist). On the display, I want to use that colour as the ...
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Placeholders generated by partial design are behaving differently

Environment: Sitecore 9.0.2 + SXA 1.7.1 What I have done: I created a partial design, say PartialD1. In the 'main' placeholder of the PartialD1, i added a column splitter generating 2 placeholders '...
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SXA Component in partial design is not editable in page

Extending reference Question :Does SXA support page specific content with Partial Design? I have added a navigation and page content in partial design. The page content is having page content and ...
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SXA search scope tokens

When using sxa:ItemsWithTheSameValueInField|Fieldname with droplink field it is not filtering in search scope for example when adding in search scope : sxa:ItemsWithTheSameValueInField|category ...
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How to remove a added site module in sitecore 9.0.1

I am using sitecore 9.0.1 with sxa 1.7. I have created a module by cloning existing components and added to my site .I want to remove the added module and unclone the cloned rendering how can i do ...
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How to create a custom theme in SXA?

SXA is coming with two predefined themes - Basic and Wireframe. They are stored in /sitecore/media library/Themes media folder and cannot be modified in Creative Exchange. What is the best way to ...
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Is there a way to define index per site in SXA

There is a lot of reasons why I would like to have a separate index per site (or even per language). Some of them are: separation of data keeping the index small which increase performance not ...
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SXA Search Results Different Rendering Variants per Template

Is there a recommended approach to creating a Search Results in SXA that have different renderings for different content types? The use case would be something like this: There are 3 content types, ...
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Adding page specific JavaScript via SXA

How can I add Page specific javascript in SXA. I've done it using PlainHTML rendering, but what if my script is big and I want to call it from outside
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Changing hash to query string

We are using SXA in one of our projects. We are currently facing an issue with default search url pattern being used by SXA. SXA search url by default is using '#' in search url. Sample below <&...
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SXA custom component looking for parameterless constructor

I am trying to create my first SXA compatible component, and I can't seem to get everything setup quite right. I decompiled the Maps component, and am using it as my guide. I understand that I need to ...
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Correlation of SXA Site, Storefront, and Commerce Shop

After renaming the Storefront so that it made more sense without the context of the Tenant parent folders, the Commerce data no longer appears on the website. It's not entirely clear why it broke, ...
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Error upgrading to SXA 1.1 with Publishing Service 1.8 : ItemLocator language cannot be null or empty

I have Sitecore 8.2 rev 160729 installed with SXA 1.0 and Sitecore Publishing Service 1.8.0. During an upgrade to SXA 1.1 I receive the following message: ItemLocator language cannot be null or ...
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How to easily extend Rendering Variants

Is there a way to easily extend rendering variants logic? My goal is to display the name of a parent item. Let's imagine that I'm using a Page List rendering and beside values from current context ...
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Can we apply placeholder settings for rendering variants?

As SXA is supporting placeholder settings for different renderings, Is there any way that we can setup placeholder settings for rendering variants too for a single rendering?
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Accessing Link Field Values in a Scriban Template

I am using a Scriban template in Sitecore 9.3 with SXA and am attempting to render a link field. While the sc_link function reliably generates the URL, I cannot seem to find a way to access any other ...
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How to format SXA sitemap XML?

I am getting Sitemap XML using mydomain/sitemap.xml but because of a tag, it is not correctly getting rendered in all browsers. Is there a way to configure/remove the following particular tag from ...
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SXA Navigation Component and External Links

Does anyone know if the SXA navigation component can be made to render links that are not links to pages in the Sitecore site itself? In other words, any kind of external link, or otherwise show ...
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What is the difference between snippets and partial designs in SXA

Snippets were introduced in Sitecore SXA 1.6. What are some differences between snippets and partials designs? When to use snippets and when to use partial designs with SXA?