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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?
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How can I hide old page versions in SXA Search Results in Preview mode?

I created multiple versions for my page. I see only last version in Search Results SXA component when page is rendered in normal mode (what is expected). Although, when I switch to Preview mode, all ...
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Where should I install Powershell module for SXA?

Solution can be installed on many environments - QA, Staging, Prod. In every of these environments Sitecore instances have different roles - CD, CM, Job, Publishing and etc. Should I install ...
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How do you setup your local Sitecore instance to support HTTPS in either a single or multi-tenant configuration?

I'm using SXA and have found that while using the Maps and Location Finder component that the utodetect location feature is no longer available for insecure origins. You may see an error such as this ...
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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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Export does not include an index.html file

When exporting a site for agencies, the resulting zip file does not contain an index.html. Versions: Sitecore 8.2 (rev. 160729) Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.0.0 for 8.2 Sitecore PowerShell ...
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SXA - Import Fails Due to Missing Language Information

I've got a simple scenario. I export a site (single page), then try to import the exact same zip file. I get an error that states: Could not find language information in the zip file. Please ...

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