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How can I make a component take up the full width of the screen?

I've got my content in my website, ready to be styled by my designer. The first thing that they want to do is make the menu take up the full width of the screen. The appears to be something in the 960 ...
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How do you display children of an item in a Page List using SXA?

My team is creating a new site using SXA and I am working on a page which will display a list of event locations and a list of events scheduled at each location. In the content tree, Events are items ...
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Engagement value points condition not working in SXA personalization

I am using personalization in Sitecore 8.2 SXA. I am using the engagement value point condition so that when the number of points reach certain number, the user is shown another content. But it is not ...
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Custom template standard values (SXA): add a custom variant to a page content control

I created a custom template to use with the SXA carousel component. On the standard values > presentation > details, I selected the Page Content control and I want to use a custom variant (which is ...
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SXA 1.6 Creative Exchange Import Export options grayed out

I recently updated from SXA 1.4 to 1.6 and now the Import and Export buttons are grayed out. Any ideas on how to fix this? We are on Sitecore 8.2 update 6.
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How to create a variant of a composite rendering?

I have been trying to create a variant of Tab component, where I can insert additional placeholder for it. But there isn't an folder for variants of the Tab component. Is it possible and if so, how ...
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How to configure SXA Search Box to search based on Fields of a certain template?

I want to add a Search box in a blogging website, specifically on a page where all the blogs appear in a "search results" component. I've tried adding the SXA search box component and connecting it ...
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SXA cannot create site under tenant that already has a site - Unrecognized Guid format error

I have an existing tenant with 1 website. I tried to create a new site in the same tenant, but got an SPE error. The logs show me: ERROR Unrecognized Guid format. Actual value: When I create a new ...
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Sitecore Dictionary Labels in SXA Rendering Variants?

How do I make use of Sitecore Dictionary Labels in SXA Rendering Variants? I want the CTA Text to come from Dictionary. It will have two texts namely "View More" and "View Less" in 3 languages.
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'IServiceProvider' does not contain a definition for 'GetService'

This is the first time i deal with custom validations, but I need to create a unique email validation using sitecore 9.0.2 and SXA 1.7.1 so i was following this tutorial http://sitecoresolution....
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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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How to pre-populate the selection in Multilist field from a query in sitecore sxa

Is there a way to use sitecore query on multilist field where it can pre populate the items on right hand side ? I need to pre populate items from a particular template in descending order based on a ...
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SXA How is the create site wizard invoked

Following from a previous question about site / tennant creation in SXA I now want to understand how/where the insert options are defined which invoke the new Tenant / new Site wizard. This ...
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SXA filter (checklist) not working with facets SxaTags

I have filter (checklist) on a page with facets set to SxATags. It is not pulling any tags. When I switch the facet to title, it does work. Please advice. After adding filter(checklist) and Search ...
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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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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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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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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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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?
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How to show the facets with 0 count in sxa checklist filter component

I have multiple filters on my page which includes Location, distance and 2 Checklist filter(with multiple selection). Initially page is loaded with no filters selected and result is read from the ...
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How to display linked item's fields with rendering variants using SXA?

I've created a custom template that links to the author of an article that I'm publishing. Whenever I render that variant, I get the Sitecore Item ID instead of the text of that link. I'd like to do ...
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How does the SXA Datasource Workflow work?

In SXA 10 I can see a new way to use workflows on datasource items of a page. This is described here. If I assign the page template to a workflow and set it up as in the documentation, it does not ...
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SXA rendering variants fallback

Does anyone know exactly how the fallback works on rendering variants in SXA? I was checking the default variant of the navigation, and I can see: Navigation title Title __Display name I assumed ...
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Set a particular path as datasource location for image field in SXA instead of entire media folder

For an image field in a template, I set a particular folder location as a source. I want to redirect the user to that folder to select the image and hide other media items. When browsing the image ...
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How to extend SXA components scripts?

I need to overwrite/extend the component JavaScript (e.g.: script for the Carousel which is located here /sitecore/media library/Base Themes/Components Theme/Scripts/component-carousel) files to add ...
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Integrated GraphQL is not executed in Experience Editor

We use Sitecore 9.2, SXA 1.9 + JSS 12.0. As for the JSS, we are using Sitecore First approach. Some JSON renderings have integrated GraphQL queries. The Jss site was created trough JSS Tenant/JSS ...
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SXA How to create site using wizard

I tried to create a new SXA site but do not see the "Site" insert option on the Site Folder parent item. When I try to create it by navigating to the branch template /sitecore/templates/Branches/...
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Is there a way to get a user object in Scriban?

I was trying to display user information inside a Scriban template (SXA variant). I managed to write a context function that gives me the full name of the user (or any profile property I put in ...
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In Sitecore SXA how do I change the datasource from page for a rendering that belongs to partial design?

We want content authors to edit content on the page without having to add the rendering each time on the page level. For this we are thinking of partial design.Our blog partial design needs fields ...
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How do you create a scriban function which implements the Content Search API?

I've seen examples such as here on how to create a custom Scriban function. How would I go about implementing one which supports the Content Search API like that shown here? Example: Function called ...
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Does Sitecore SXA supports personalization between rendering variants?

I have come across the situation where we want to implement personalization between the rendering variants for a given rendering. I know we can do the personalization between the renderings but I'm ...
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Rebuilding Indexes with SOLR throws Exceptions

I set up a fresh Sitecore 9.1 with SXA on my local machine. When rebuilding the indexes, I get the following messages: (Core) 19676 14:50:03 WARN Could not compute value for ...
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SXA & Language fallback in list components

I have a website with SXA (1.7.1) and language fallback setup up. It all works fine for regular components (eg. carousel or a custom component made by us) but lists (eg. Link List) won't pick up ...
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What does the switchableLinkProvider do and how should it be used?

SXA comes with a linkProvider called the switchableLinkProvider. I have seen the official doc about custom link providers in SXA but I don't need a custom link provider, I just need to understand what ...
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Using Sitecore SXA Location Search with Azure Search

Our Sitecore Application(9.0.2 with SXA 1.8) is hosted on Azure PaaS and we intend to use Azure Search as the Search provider for our application. One of the Features that we want to implement is ...
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Items appear in SXA scope but not in search results

I'm using Sitecore 9, and SXA 1.7 I have a search scope that searches for certain items whose template is "blog page", in the scope query, I'm searching using the template and location, and I do get ...
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Blog posts with Tag Cloud filter does not work on the search results - Sitecore 9.2 and SXA 1.9

I have created the blog component based on the below link https://alan-null.github.io/2017/12/sxa-blog Somehow, the filter does not work using the SXA tags. What I have done: Created Blog Module ...
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Installing SXA 1.7 : One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event [closed]

while trying to install SXA 1.7, i have run across the following error: One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event. I uploaded the package, then ...
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NullReferenceException when installing Sitecore SXA

I have a fresh installation of Sitecore 9.0.1 rev 171219 and am attempting to install SXA 1.6. I've downloaded the package and when attempting to install it, it fails with the following error in the ...
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How do I render a Google static map with rendering variants?

I'm looking to generate something like the following using Google Static Maps. How would I go about setting this up with rendering variants?
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SXA destroys the window context used by the conditional logic of forms

In addition to the question "Forms with conditional logic don't work" we encountered a problem. Moving the form's scripts into the header solves the problem of conditional logic only for the first ...
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Forms with conditional logic don't work

In our SXA environment we created a form with conditional logic. Depending on the selection in a list of radio buttons, only certain form sections should be visible in the form. At first, we got an "...
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Engine ProxyService shopcontainer threw an exception of type 'System.MissingMethodException'

Software used-> Sitecore Commerce version 9.2, VS2019 We are using Unchase OData Connection service to generate/update service proxy in VS2019. Official OData provider for VS2017 (OData v4 Client ...
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SXA Datasource query to refer current item

By default, the page Content rendering under the Tabs item is taking datasource as tabs item only. Instead, i need the rendering to take datasource as current page item. I didn't find any datasource ...
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Render general link in Scriban template

I am using Sitecore 9.3 and SXA, I need to render the general link field in a Scriban template but when I reference it using i_item.Link it returns empty. Is there a specific syntax to render the ...
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Search results with starting date equal to Today

I need to search the content that has a date equal to today so that the search results component would only show the items that are only valid for today and later I'm using SXA 1.7
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Index queries not working with DateTime and ID on SXA and PAAS

I had some custom code performing queries on a Sitecore index that worked perfectly on my local environment with Solr. But when deploying the code to Azure PAAS with Azure search they don't work. The ...
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How to apply bootstrap classes to “li” items of Pagelist component in Sitecore SXA?

I want to show my items in pagelist component horizontally in sets of 3. the default behaviour shows item in vertical list. So in order to show items horizontally, i need to apply bootstrap classes "...
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Sitecore 9.0.2 SXA 1.8 PaaS Azure Search Configuration

This is the first time we working on Azure Search and Sitecore SXA we are facing a problem related to Exception: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.Http.Exceptions.AzureSearchServiceRESTCallException ...
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SXA Rendering Variant item index

I am using rendering variant to render list of items and i need to add special styles depending on the index of the item being rendered, is there a way to handle this?