Amitabh Vyas
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Installation Error - Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Source'
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Just observed that in Solr 7.1.0 the folder structure is quite different than 6.6.2. Hence the power shell script is unable to find the required folders. In my case the script is looking for ...

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No Send Email Submit Action in Sitecore Forms Module
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Sitecore Forms module on Sitecore 9 Initial release comes with only 5 Submit Actions OOTB. Trigger Goal, Trigger Campaign Activity, Trigger Outcome, Redirect to Page and Save Data To send email on ...

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How to differentiate between CD and CM?
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Answer to this question will slightly vary on your Sitecore Version but I am listing out most common differentiating factors. If earlier both the environments were configured correctly than you can ...

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SXA or not SXA is the Question what are your experiences?
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Faster time to market is not a preference, its a necessity now a days. SXA is not just about its toolbox and pre-built components. Its about the entire SXA Website Development Process which help you ...

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How to duplicate a form field in WFFM?
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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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Guidelines to start a new Sitecore User Group
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Getting Started Guide for Sitecore User Groups Experienced host/organizers of various Sitecore User Groups sharing their experiences and guidelines which can help people who are interested in ...

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Is there a reason that I am not able to run my Sitecore 7.2 locally?
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Do you have any additional customization in web.config? If yes, try breaking your web.config and put your customization in separate patch files. Meanwhile also have a look at the blog post below, ...

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Sitecore connecting to MongoDB using SSL
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OOTB Sitecore does not communicate with Mongo using SSL, we need to implement a custom pipeline for such communication. Customize the Sitecore.Analytics.MongoDB.Config by defining a new Pipeline. ...

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Sitecore Visio Stencils
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I haven't heard anything about Vision Stencils for Sitecore. But on an architecture visualization perspective I would recommend you to try Sitecore UML Tool. Its an architecture visualization tool ...

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Inserting SVG files/markup
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Sitecore does not support SVG images OOTB. Especially if you are below Sitecore version 8.1 Update 2, all the versions above this have it included by default. Please add the following media type ...

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Custom message in Sitecore Content Editor, Experience Editor, or Launchpad
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As a quick work around, the Sitecore Administrator can add the message to the Text field on /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/TitleText item in Core Database. Once added, the Launch ...

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Error while Upgrading the Database Schema for Sitecore Publishing Service
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It ended up with the Permission issue with SQL User defined per database in connection string. It need to be SQL admin user not the database user which are created during installation. To run the ...

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Core and Master databases keep falling under recovery_pending state
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Disclaimer: Since it turned out to be an access violation issue on SQL server and not related to Sitecore not sure if this question belongs to this community, I leave that up to the moderators. 😊 ...

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Certificate exception while installing another Sitecore 9 instance on same machine
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Richard Dzien came to rescue on SIF Slack Channel. If you want to keep the old SC9 install then when you install another SC9 instance make sure you set an alternative RootCertFileName parameter value ...

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How to make a media library image searchable with few keywords rather just the item name?
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I would recommend you to explore Sitecore Cognitive Services which is an integration between Sitecore and Microsoft Cognitive Services. The foundation of Sitecore Cognitive Services uses Sitecore's ...

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Getting error Invalid JSON primitive
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I compared your JSON file with a vanilla JSON file. Seems you have done plenty of edits in it. Especially when you: Updated the Default passwords as well as added "Value" parameter. Deleted "...

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Ensure/Sync default content paths for environment AdventureWorksAuthoring failed during SXC installation
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Looking at the logs you posted, it seems the Script can't find a valid hostname required to continue the installation further. Please make sure: The bindings with HTTPS (port 443) must be there in ...

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ComponentArt Grid Unlicensed control. Click here for more information
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Please check if you have ComponentArt.UIFramework.lic file in the bin folder. It is bundled with the Sitecore Installation itself. But as Peter said if you upgraded your project than take it from ...

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Unable to add or move components in Experience Editor
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Post analysis and confirming that there is nothing wrong at the code/project side, we decided to raise a Sitecore Support ticket for the this experience. Later on the support team identified it as a ...

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What does headless mean in the context of Sitecore?
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To extend further Adam's answers and shedding more light on your first question: What headless even mean in Sitecore Context? In a very layman's term Headless CMS means decoupling the back-end (The ...

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Why to use Sitecore form over WFFM
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In addition to what Dylan said: Sitecore Forms comes OOTB with Sitecore Platform hence the additional efforts of installation as well as upgrade can be avoided. Multi-step form creation is not ...

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Custom Report from xDB (MongoDB) based in Geo Ips
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Extracting the inputs from Chris Auer and Richard Hauer, consolidating below the best fit solution in our scenario. As a temporary solution we have built MongoDB scripts on Interaction collection ...

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Content testing - Variant preview is not appearing
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We encountered this issues earlier on Sitecore 9.0.2 that it was neither showing the previews nor saving the screen shots. Do you see any errors on the logs file? We had the following exception in ...

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VisitorIdentification() is impacting page load time
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When we analyzed further using DynaTrace we figured out that function GetVPathBuildResult(System.Web.HttpContext, System.Web.VirtualPath, boolean, boolean, boolean, boolean) was throwing the exception ...

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Disabling EXM throws exception in logs about Dimension ID b459a0ca-9f43-4ac1-8e6d-549e2a3de674
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Raising a Sitecore support ticket, we came to know that it is knows bug on Sitecore 9.0.2 and provided a patch. Please download the patch from: https://github.com/SitecoreSupport/Sitecore.Support....

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Upgrade from Sitecore 9.0 initial version to Sitecore 9 update 2
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Since you are already on Sitecore 9.0 Initial Update, I don't think you need to create packages and install on Update 2. And obviously since Express Migration Tool 3.1 doesn't support any targeted ...

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Are there any differences between Sitecore update version vs patching?
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Q: Does anyone know whether the terms patching and update version mean the same thing? No, both are different. What is an Update? Sitecore releases Updates in timely fashion. These Updates ...

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CD site setup for one country / subset of languages
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There are multiple possible ways to achieve this but the factor to decide the approach is - If you want to maintain other languages in Master DB or not? Option 1 If you have additional publishing ...

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Unable to connect to master or target server 'SitecoreCommerce9_Global' Error While Installing Sitecore Experience Commerce
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The exception is related to DB deployments. Apart from the one @enthusiast suggested in comments, there are couple of other possible reasons of this error like: Make sure SQL Server is running Use ...

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Make WFFM field required based on the value of another field
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How about having two fields on the form – Field1 already configured with all the valid mandatory validations but Hidden on Page Load and Field2 without any validations but Visible. Then: Approach 1: ...

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