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Questions related to using Team Development for Sitecore (TDS) software

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Team Development for Sitecore (TDS) Item Syncing Issue

I am facing an issue during syncing of item using TDS into Sitecore, the issue is given below Error reading item: /sitecore/client/Applications/ExperienceProfile/Contact/PageSettings/Tabs/Custom ...
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TDS Custom Post Deploy Action > Could not create type ''. Type.GetType() returned null

Sitecore: 9.0.2 PaaS TDS: 5.7.0.21 For a while (years) we have leveraged custom Post Deploy Actions in TDS but have recently run into an issue where TDS appears unable to retrieve our custom actions....
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TDS classic 5.7 'Sync all projects with Sitecore' feature warning

I have upgraded TDS version from 5.5 to 5.7 for the tedious procedure of manual project sync. But when i do 'Sync all projects with Sitecore' I got the following warning Is there any restriction of ...
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TDS update packages don't remove unneeded items

For some reason, when I create new update packages (release build in VS), the update packages are not removing old items. Where I've noticed this specifically is with templates. Example: Before ...
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Re-rendering Glass Mapper / TDS Models removes interfaces

I added and modified several objects in my project to get the database in sync with the project. There are some objects I modified in the project and that changed their revision number. The problem ...
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Configure git to use TDSMerge for .item files

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this since it might be more Git related than Sitecore. I need some guidance to configure git to use TDSMerge for .item files. I'm trying to follow this ...
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New Templates Not Deploying with TDS

I'm having a weird problem where not all of my template items are deploying via TDS's update file, but only for a single environment. When I upload the update file to /sitecore/admin/...
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Maintain sitecore items in repository in jss sitecore first approach like Unicorn, Jss-cli OR TDS

Hi I am using Sitecore jss with sitecore first approach. My sample solution is under here sitecore.first-jss-helix.git. Currently i am maintaining in repository all my sitecore related content items ...
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TDS creating duplicate properties for component in TdsCodeGen.cs

For some reason, TDS has started creating duplicate properties for one of my "constants" partial classes as well as the associated interface in my TdsCodeGen.cs. It's only doing it for one component. ...
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Code Generation with multiple Base Template References

We are using T4-Templates to generate Code for all of our models. We have a multi project setup with multiple TDS projects. We want to use multiple Base Template References (Multi-project Properties) ...
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SXA 1.8 site set up via TDS not serializing properly

I am working on a site that has been serialized using TDS. I am finding that in the Experience Editor I am see body-top and body-bottom placeholders. I've found mention of this issue being caused by ...
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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 Package Deployer

I put .update files in SitecorePackageDeployer folder after installed SitecorePackageDeployer but it did not convert into json files so I want to force the deployer to start processing the .update ...
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TDS Throws a NullReferenceException when auto-generating models

Every so often, TDS will throw a NullReferenceException while attempting to generate code for sync'ed Sitecore Items. Here is the error from the output log: Generating file C:\Path\To\...
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Using GIT Delta Deploy to improve TDS deployment time

Currently, TDS installer is taking 30 to 40 min of the time to deploy 5.2 package. I am exploring a few options to improve TDS deployment time. I am trying to implement Sitecore Git Delta Deploy 2....
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Using TDS can I make a single update package?

In the Helix context (foundation/feature/project) I have multiple TDS projects. I can configure them to create an update package. But can I configure TDS through the TdsGlobal.config to create a ...
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How does Sitecore handle serialization with TDS?

My apologies for the vagueness of that question, but I'm not sure how else to pose it. Here is the situation. We have a Sitecore 8 project that uses TDS for syncing items. We have a policy of not ...
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Media items not appearing on website after deployment

We are facing an issue with media library during our deployment using Octopus. We have a publish site step in the deployment steps. The issue is media items are not showing in the website after the ...
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Data loss after changing template fields to shared

I am facing data loss in our Testing server after making some template fields Shared. However, in my development machine, I still have all the values for those Shared fields which I have lost in the ...
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How to use different versions of TDS

Hey guys I've been working on a site under VS 2017 and sitecore 8.2 with TDS 5.7. I need to work on a different site that's running sitecore 8.1 with TDS 5.5, so I installed VS 2015 in order to ...
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Duplicate item in content tree, throws “Object not set to and instance of an object” error

I'm working on a project where we're using TDS. In my environment, I have a duplicate folder item that showed up under the root of my site. It's not unheard of to have issues like this when working on ...
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TDS 500 error, how do I test my TDS connection for more specific errors?

Getting an HTTP 500 error in Team Development for Sitecore when syncing or doing any operation. How do I test my TDS connection for more specific errors?
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Adding extra empty lines in GlassData.cs through TDS

For some reason a lots of empty lines are added when TDS regenerate GlassData.cs. This makes bitbucket diff hard and a lot longer to read, because the previous version didn't have all these blank ...
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Sync SXA Tenant with TDS

I am using TDS to Sync SXA Tenant\Site, I followed the below steps: 1- Unified Tenant and Site name with other team members 2- Add changed items in rendering variant node 3- After other team ...
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ParentItemNotFoundException when syncing project with sitecore using TDS

I am using TDS and visual studio 2017. I'm working with other people, so I need to constantly get latest first then get my sitecore items and sync them using TDS. When i click on "sync with sitecore"...
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Sitecore Deploy Folder not set. Cannot install the connector for item deployment. in CI/CD

I am receiving the following error when building my TDS projects with TFS. Error : Sitecore Deploy Folder not set. Cannot install the connector for item deployment. In the project I have the ...
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Sync Sitecore production database with QA/ DEV environment

We are planning to sync sitecore production data with our QA/DEV environment. But We do not want to take any risk with our production database. We are using TDS in our lower environment. What could be ...
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Exception during quick push for TDS projects

I am trying to push the items from my TDS project through quick push but I am getting following error. Exception Object reference not set to an instance of an object. (NullReferenceException): at ...
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Unable to create a TDS project in VS 2015/2017

Installed TDS CLASSIC 5.7 on local machine for VS 2017 and VS 2015. I've tried to create TDS project. It is giving error as shown below: *.scproj cannot be opened because its project type (....
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Using TDS sync with Azure PaaS and Sitecore 9

We're setting up a QA environment in Azure PaaS and we're working to figure out the best way to publish things. The code seems to be easy with VS 2017, but we're trying to figure out how to get TDS ...
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cannot load/create TDS 2015/2017 (“cannot be opened because its project type .scproj”) [closed]

After installing TDS, neither can we open an existing .scproj nor create a new project "cannot be opened because its project type .scproj" is the error I get on VS2015 and on VS2017. TDS-2015 ...
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Disable __UpgradeHistory rollback (.rlb) creation temporarily

For upgrades, Sitecore stores summary info and a rollback (.rlb) file in Website/temp/__UpgradeHistory for each upgrade that is done to provide a way to undo the package installation. This occurs for ...
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TDS File Replacement for folders not working

My TDS project has 2 Source Web Projects selected in Properties, WebProj1 and WebProj2 and I want to use TDS File Replacement to deploy some front end folders that to the website root. After I am ...
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TDS Not Deploying Template Changes

We are having difficulties getting an update to a Template to deploy properly. Take the example structure below: - Template Item - - Section Item - - - Field Item 1 - - - Field Item 2 The items ...
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Sitecore restarted multiple times during Teamcity deployment, mainly while syncing TDS project

We are using TeamCity for sitecore CI integration. Sometimes we get an issue related to sitecore item sync using TDS. But after some time, when we run deployment script again on server, those issues ...
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Is there any way to avoid duplicated TDS files/items in Helix based solution?

We have a solution based on Helix principles and we have separated TDS projects per Feature. For instance like this: Search sitecore/templates/Feature/Search/ Navigation sitecore/templates/Feature/...
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How can I get a specific dll file to be added to .update package on TDS project build?

How can I get a specific dll file to be added to .update package on TDS project build ?
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What are the differences between TDS Classic and Unicorn?

Disclaimer: I'm not looking for an opinion on which is better. My assumption is that the comparison is not apples to apples but there are obvious similarities. I've not found consolidated information ...
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Adding Custom (non sitecore field) property or method to Glass Mapper Class Returns Null

I've got an issue with extending the partial class from a TDS generated Template for glass mapper. Basically, I want to add a method to the underlying class to say have a custom string based on a ...
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System.EntryPointNotFoundException when loading Sitecore 9.0

On Sitecore 9.0, when I attempt to load any URL, I get an Owin startup exception with the following details: System.EntryPointNotFoundException: The following errors occurred while attempting to load ...
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TDS Package Bundling does not work with NuGet Package Generation

I am attempting to separate and version the Helix Foundation Layer modules into its own solution. I am using TDS/VS2017/Sitecore_8.1U2. Based on documentation, I would like to generate an Update ...
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CI/CD Sitecore challenge: going from “wipe” to “overwrite”

We are set to release a large Sitecore-based system in a week. Presently the CI/CD process works by effectively republishing everything from a git repository as the source (we use TDS for day-to-day ...
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Update installation slowness during deployment

We have an installation of Sitecore 8.1 (rev 160519). We have a rather laborious process presently of uploading TDS update packages (generated by our build process) using the Sitecore update ...
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How to specify children property when generating code with TDS and Glass Mapper

I have a data template called ProductListingPage. I also have a data template called Product. All of the Products will be in the content tree directly beneath the ProductListingPage. I am using ...
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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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Status of items added to TDS projects

When adding items to my TDS project under Git resource control, VS adds a little lock to show me it's under source control. However I have some items which are displaying a green plus sign (pending) ...
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Is it possible to remove publishing targets using TDS?

I have my Recursive Deploy action set to "Delete Sitecore Items not in the project". Here is my Deployment Property Manager for the project: The purpose of the project is to remove all publishing ...
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How to perform app_config/include transforms with SlowCheetah and TFS?

I have TFS On-Premises 2015 and I would like to transform app_config/include files with SlowCheetah on build using TFS, but I am running into some issues. Existing Solution First, we already have a ...
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TDS Classic 'TDS_OWNER' and 'TDS_KEY' variables with TFS Automated Builds

The TDS documentation specifies that the TDS_OWNER and TDS_KEY should be added to the environment variables of the build server. Does this mean the Windows environment variables through control panel,...
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Using the HedgehogDevelopment.TDS NuGet package causes build error in TeamCity

I am setting up the Hedgehog.TDS nuget package as per https://www.teamdevelopmentforsitecore.com/Blog/TDS-Classic-License-NuGet-Package I am using this on TeamCity and we still have agents that have ...