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How to delete a Sitecore module?

There is no simple way to do that. You would have to do reverse installation (uninstall) and remove everything manually. If you are using Sitecore Powershell Extensions you could try to create so ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

When I did an upgrade from 7.2 to 8.1 earlier this year, I followed these steps: Setup a new instance of Sitecore 8.1 and configure it according to the documentation. Get my settings/layouts into ...
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How to delete a Sitecore module?

There is no simple way to remove a module in Sitecore once it has been installed unfortunately. The simplest solution is to create an anti-package using either Sitecore Rocks or Sitecore Powershell ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

I normally try to split DB upgrading from code upgrading. This allows me to run the DB upgrade process of vanilla Sitecore instances where any customisations won't interfere with the db upgrade ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

The answer to this depends on the context of your project. Sitecore's recommendations are to make incremental upgrades for every version and updates as well since your current to the latest you are ...
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Does Sitecore 9.1 support WFFM?

No, it does not. Also see here: https://dev.sitecore.net/Downloads/Web_Forms_For_Marketers.aspx It states: Note! Web Forms For Marketers was deprecated with the release of Sitecore XP 9.1 9.0....
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Injecting dependencies into a custom WFFM save action

The WFFM module was significantly re-written in version 8.1+ and allows configuration driven dependency injection out of the box. For example, if you take a look at the /sitecore/system/Modules/Web ...
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Sitecore 9 Form Module vs WFFM

WFFM and Sitecore forms are quite different in their implementation and the user interface for managing the forms in Sitecore. Both provide a fairly full-featured form building module. Sitecore forms ...
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Web Forms For Marketers Save Actions Not Executing

After pulling out my non-existant hair, I decided to decompile the Sitecore.Forms.Core.dll. Lowe and behold, there is a check in FormsHandler.cs if the site is not in DisplayMode.Normal to ignore all ...
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Are sections inside Sitecore Webforms for Marketers restricted to 10?

This is a known defect. You should request hotfix 434449 from Sitecore Support. Or just follow these steps: Download the hotfix DLL: a) For Sitecore 8.0: Sitecore.Support.434449.dll b) For Sitecore ...
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WFFM Connection String name

Regarding to the following blogpost (https://citizensitecore.com/2016/05/11/wffm-and-cms-only-mode-in-sitecore-8-1/) by default Sitecore saves the WFFM form values in MongoDB after Sitecore 8.0 ...
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Dealing with jQuery version collisions in WFFM

You should look at jQuery.noConflict(). Use this jQuery method in your JS to avoid conflicts with WFFM included jQuery libs UPDATE: In response to your updated question: no, there is no way to tell ...
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With WFFM can you post to an external url?

No, Sitecore doesn't provide it out of the box, but it's designed to be extended for this purpose. I usually use save actions to send data to third parties: It's pretty simple, as wffm gives you the ...
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Sitecore analytics not tracking logged-in users

Just because you are logged in does not mean it will treat the user as a contact in xDB. You should check out how to identify contacts. The key being to call Sitecore.Analytics.Tracker.Current....
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Disadvantage of using SQL with WFFM?

This might be an opinionated question/answer, but I don't think there are real disadvantages. Assuming you have xDB enabled (otherwise the answer is simple and you have to use sql) you should choose ...
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Confirmation message in WFFM in Sitecore

I already had the same issue and following how you I solved it: Navigate to the following file path: ..\Website\Views\Form\EditorTemplates\FormModel.cshtml Update the following lines: if (Model....
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WFFM. "Collection is read-only" when trying to add field in designer

This is caused by a missing sub-item within the Web Forms for Marketers base form creation process. To fix this until Sitecore corrects the issue: Go into the Content Editor and find your Form Right ...
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PaaS compatibility for WFFM and EXM?

Yes, they are both compatible. WFFM since 8.2 Update-3 (rev. 170413), and EXM since 3.5 (rev. 170810) More information about all modules compatible with Azure Paas can be found here: https://kb....
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Migrating WFFM to Sitecore 9 Forms Module

Sitecore Forms and WFFM are 2 different modules that happen to handle the same functionality (forms). There is no migration path available and at the moment there is no mention of anything like that ...
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Is it possible to capture the URL of the page a form was completed?

It's not possible without some custom code. The simplest is to create a custom hidden field and store the page URL in this, which will then get submitted along with the other values of the form. You ...
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How to delete a Sitecore module?

You can try to use the Sitecore Module Package History which is already available on the Sitecore Marketplace. The module enable you to view all the package that have been installed on the Sitecore ...
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WFFM Send Email Message When no Field Data

This usually happens when that field has been removed since the save action email template was created. Have you renamed/removed any fields since you created it? I'd suggest opening up the save ...
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Including a WFFM form in a page—how do I specify the form ID from code?

@Paul George is correct when he says there is a problem with the MVC Form Rendering and it requires a DataSource instead of a FormID Parameter. Now this causes a big problem, because there is no way ...
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WFFM form through FXM

Be sure to use the MVC Form rendering rather than the Web Forms version, which is just named Form. The Web Forms version of the rendering is not supported for use with FXM. See the documentation: ...
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WFFM Add hyperlink to a checkbox label

We just had the exact same requirements come up and I solved this using a custom field. Create a new field, CheckboxWithHtml which inherits from the default checkbox and adds a new field: using ...
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WFFM add custom html attributes to submit button

You exactly can override this. See the solution for that: First of all you need to implement a your custom html helper which should have updated method for rendering the submit button: using System....
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How to duplicate a form field in WFFM?

Rather creating a manual drop list field multiple times, I would prefer to create an item repository somewhere in the content tree (Global location is preferable) with all possible Drop List values ...
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Dynamically change placeholder at runtime

You can do this using conditional rendering rules. You would need to add the Form to the page twice, but it will only get rendered once. Take this example. I have 2 promo renderings and I want them ...
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Using Sitecore Forms with Dynamics 365

Go for Sitecore Forms. WFFM is no longer included in 9.1 so that is a dead end... You will need to create your own submit actions (in both options btw) if you want it on this version.. If you can ...
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Fixing wrong wizard titles

This is a "bug" in the WFFM module, the Sheer UI form does not set a different text for those headings. In a previous version of WFFM which did not include the "Select Existing Form" option I had ...
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