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Sitecore Items are not installed correctly with Sitecore TDS package Installer

Our application is on Sitecore 8.2 Update 7 with TDS 5.8 We install TDS packages using TDS Package Installer function doCustomContentManagementInstall() { param ( [string]$siteName, [string]$...
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Issue in TDS 5.7 with sitecore 9.3

I have project set up with Sitecore 9.3, TDS 5.7 and Glass Mapper 5.6.160. I am getting below issue when I click on Test button on BUILD tab on the TDS project after setting Sitecore web folder and ...
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Exporting TDS projects into template is not working

I need to add a new site in project layer of my helix based project. currently will be copying the existing dot net project present in project layer and manually updating the namespace references and ...
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Sitecore shared fields getting cleared after deployment to other environments

Sitecore 9.0 shared fields data was getting cleared after deployment in few environments including Production. In Pre production, the content is not cleared but can find this issue happening in lower ...
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Getting Media items with TDS fails

When trying to Get Sitecore Items, it shows an error for a few media items & stops at that item. This happens for items: 1. which have no images (and hence no alt/mime type/extension). 2. which ...
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Build TDS project in Azure Devop Pipeline

I'm having some trouble trying to build my Sitecore 9.2 solution in an Azure Devops build pipeline. The project/solution builds great locally and I'm able to generate my CM and CD WDPs. But while ...
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Azure DevOps - Release Pipeline for TDS Project

I have created Azure DevOps CI in `Azure DevOps. That CI is generating a TDS WebDeploy Package as an artifact. Now I need to create a release pipeline to Deploy and install the items in TDS to Azure ...
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Azure DevOps tds project build not creating web deploy package

I have added a task to build my tds project. The TDS Project contains configurations to create web deploy package. When I build it manually in Visual Studio, it creates a package and .ps1 file in ...
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TDS Project Build Error in Azure DevOps CI

I am getting below error while trying to Build my TDS project - Common.Website.TDS using msbuild task in Azure DevOps CI - packages\HedgehogDevelopment.TDS.5.8.0.6\build\HedgehogDevelopment.TDS....
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Base Templates are deployed without any language version

We have very bizare issue with our deployment. Project contains of multiple templates and we recently (couple of months ago) introduced couple of base templates. We have prefixed them with underscore,...
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TDS Re-Generate Code only for one target Item

TDS allows to Re-Generate Code for all Items by clicking appropriate TDS project in VS Explorer. This process also is executed during item creating/changing (any synchronization stuff). Question - ...
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Which layer do I place my TDS codegen in?

I have a old 8.x solution that I am upgrading to version 9.1 and also converting from a non helix methodology to a helix methodology (unraveling the spaghetti code has been a huge challenge and it ...
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TDS Code Generation error , "The type 'IGlassBase' already contains a definition for 'Id'

I am using TDS classic Version 5.7.0.13 and Visual Studio 2017 Pro with Sitecore 9.1 initial release. When I try to generate the Code by right clicking -> Re-generate code for all items or when I try ...
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Using TDS project items in FakeDb.Serialization

I have a test project for a module where I'd like to use FakeDb. Because I have a TDS project where store items for master database, I'd like to use them for tests with FakeDb.Serialization. When I ...
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Create Sitecore Forms - PropertyGridForm.js error - Sitecore Forms Extensions

I had deployed Sitecore Forms Extensions module through my solution (added all the files in project and items through TDS). When I create a new form and start adding fields/sections, I am getting ...
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Using TDS and Visual Studio for development, Command-line Git for version control

Does TDS have to have access to the version control server? My development environment is in a VM with no network access. I use Visual Studio in there and then push the changes to version control from ...
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The file ****/***/** could not be loaded

I am getting the below error when I am trying to sync my all sitecore projects with my solution. The file ****/***/** could not be loaded. Please verify that this file is a valid Sitecore item file. ...
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Length of field content does not match the content-length attribute

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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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 ...
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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 ...