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“The hostname could not be parsed.” Error while rebuilding Link database

When I try to rebuild the link database I get the following error from the dialog: Job started: RebuildLinkDatabasesIndex|System.UriFormatException: Invalid URI: The hostname could not be parsed. at ...
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SOLR search field type of “textCollection” and “Coordinates” are not generated in schema.xml when using SXA

Sitecore 8.2.4 SXA 1.4 I have configured solr with all required installation and configuration outlined by the Sitecore Documentation site. I have enabled the following sxa solr config for SXA search ...
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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 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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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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I am using WFFM 8.2 with SXA. While creating custom fields, I am not able to see the properties in the Form designer

This is the code behind. namespace web.insurance.Models { public class SingleLineTextWithPlaceholderField : Sitecore.Forms.Mvc.ViewModels.Fields.SingleLineTextField { [Default Value(""...
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Extend search to include other sites in SXA not showing result

I have Site1 and Site2 in same tenant and I want to see serach results from Site2 while staying in context of Site1. I have also added Site2 in "DatasourceSearchScope" Site1 -> Settings -> Search ...
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Insert Search component inside of another component

I am trying to create a heading element on a page which contains of a background image, title and search box component. Our UI developer advised us to put searchbox into the same div element as image. ...
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How to configure SXA Search Box to support tab or enter completion?

Here is what I have setup: Insurance Item Template: Title - Single-line Text InsuredStates - Multilist pointing to a list of states such as (Texas) Inherits from the _Searchable template in SXA I ...
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SXA Creative Exchange Error: Could not find any storage definition in your site. Export cannot be performed

I'm using SXA 1.2 on Sitecore 8.2. I've created a website in my development sandbox, and am trying to share it with the other developers on my team. So, I did the following steps: Create a new tenant ...
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Active Tests window receives __RequestVerificationToken error

In a development environment, when I attempt to open the Active Tests window from the Optimizaton tab of the Experience Editor, the window does not finish loading. I opened Chrome Developer Tools, ...
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How does CssClasses and Attribute work?

I think I understood the principle of creating an SXA controller with this topic Here. But i have some question about : @Html.Sxa().Component("MyName", Model.Attributes) @Model.CssClasses.Aggregate()...
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How can I use SXA and SOLR together?

I've installed Sitecore 8.2 Original release, and then Ran the Sitecore Powershell Extensions-4.3 for Sitecore 8 and the Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.2 rev. 161216 onto the instance. That all ...
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SXA custom component, Is my component correct?

First of all, I'm sorry for my question because, I'm beginner in sitecore SXA and in English too. ;) I'm working on SXA compatible component and I have already advanced well I think but I must have ...
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What causes a Sitecore module not to work in Sitecore Instance Manager (SIM)?

I remember having the problem awhile ago but i cannot find the solution again using Google etc. So i thought i'd post on here. I'm trying to add a module so that it can be selected in the instance ...
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How to set signature field in pagination & listing components of SXA?

I am trying to configure listing component for example Event list of SXA with pagination, but I am unable to understand the usage of signature field. List Signature - Signature is used to pair list ...
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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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How do I embed a custom audio player on my SXA website?

I have a requirement to play audio files on my website. I need to use a custom player (called by JavaScript) in order to make that happen. I don't see any way to create a component that allows me to ...
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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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Creative Exchange does not import page <body> style in SXA

With Creative Exchange styles can be edited in Components or in Page <body> tag. Components works fine out of the box. New styles are added to Sitecore and assigned to components after import ...
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How do I get the map component to work in SXA?

I've got a new install of Sitecore 8.2 with the SXA add-on configured, and I'm trying to add a map component to my page. When I add it, I get the following error: I looked at the console, and it is ...
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How do I get my custom css class to show up in SXA?

I have created a new theme in my SXA website (by duplicating the Basic Theme) and I have been able to switch to the new theme in Experience Editor. I've decided to add a background image to the body ...
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What do you use instead of placeholder settings in SXA?

I want to restrict which components can be used within a placeholder when using the Sitecore Experience Accelerator module. Normally, I'd use placeholder settings to do this, but it doesn't seem to ...
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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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Create a custom SXA rendering with variants

I managed to create a custom rendering in SXA by inheriting my controller from the StandardController (and some other things). But now I would like to create a component that has the ability to work ...
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SXA with Preprocessors?

For creative exchange exports and imports, is it possible to use a pre-processor such as sass or less? Is exporting and importing css files the only option?
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Adding a custom feature to SXA scaffolding

If I want my custom feature to be install-able whenever a new tenant or site is created, what are the steps? Is creating an item of type /sitecore/templates/Foundation/Experience Accelerator/...
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Responsive Design in SXA

I've been designing my new SXA site on my desktop computer. On a whim I decided to see what my new site design would look like on a mobile device, and I was very disappointed. The site simply shrunk ...
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How do I get rich text to show up correctly in RSS Feed item in SXA?

I've got an RSS feed that has rich text in it's feed (i.e. paragraph markup, links, etc.) and when the feed is displayed on my website, the markup is not being rendered. I am using the Basic theme ...
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Custom Rendering Parameters in SXA [duplicate]

To add a custom rendering that uses rendering parameters, I saw a blurb on a slide deck that mentioned: "Parameters template should implement IStyling (and optionally IComponentVariant)" IStyling ...
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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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How can I use the Page Content type in SXA?

I have a page that I've used partial designs to create a consistent header and footer for all pages across my site. Now I'm trying to figure out how to have different types of content in my "main" ...
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Custom Renderings in SXA

For custom renderings that are compatible with SXA, should we always use Controller Renderings? My understanding is that you must use a controller that inherits from SXA's StandardController or ...
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SXA and local vs reusable datasources in a custom control

In SXA we have components like the Rich Text component that have a version with a local datasource and a reusable version that gets a datasource from a global (site) folder. This all works fine and I ...
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CSS changes are not Imported into Sitecore with SXA Creative Exchange

I am building styles for my component using SXA Creative Exchange. For that steps below were executed: Export page with component using Agency drop (preview mode, importable) mode Add my-test-style ...
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Can I export content images with SXA Creative Exchange?

I am playing with SXA Creative Exchange and discovered that it exports only images stored in Theme media folder. That is fine for prototyping, when page is created by designer. In real sites, ...
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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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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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Why can't I select a page in my website when using SXA?

I have created a new SXA site (using Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.1 rev. 161004 for 8.2.zip) and I've created several different pages (inside of Content Editor). I'm trying to use the Navigation ...
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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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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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Form not showing up using Sitecore Experience Accelerator

I'm trying to insert a form using the "Form Wrapper" rendering of Sitecore Experience Accelerator. So I installed WFFM, created a form, inserted a form wrapper in a page within Site Experience ...
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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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Theme not actualizing in Experience Editor but OK after publishing

I'm encountering a little issue : => When I export my theme then edit it and then import it back the CSS modifications do not apply in the Experience Editor (event after opening the editor again, ...
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What is the purpose of shared tenant media folder in SXA?

SXA creates two media folders for new tenant: What is the purpose of shared folder?
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SXA Page Design vs Page Standard Values vs Page Branch Template

Sitecore historically had two options for building reusable page design: Page Standard Values Branch Template Both these options allow to build composition of visual components and later build pages ...
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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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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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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 can I customize Search Result in SXA?

Out of the box SXA Search Results component shows only page Title. How can I customize that component to show page Image and Description?