LonghornTaco
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How to unlock the Sitecore admin user account?
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If you have direct access to the database, you can run the following from SQL Management Studio: UPDATE aspnet_Membership SET IsLockedOut = 0, FailedPasswordAttemptCount = 0 WHERE ...

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Best approach for Dependency Injection in Sitecore 8.2
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I'm not entirely sure there is a "recommended" approach - it mostly boils down to the container you'd like to use and the features you'd like to leverage from that container. For instance, if you ...

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What happens when MongoDB is down?
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If the collections database is unavailable, analytics data for a user's session will still be collected and stored in Session. The problem comes when the session times out and Sitecore attempts to ...

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Does Sitecore encrypt the information it captures from forms in the new Sitecore Forms?
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By default, no it does not. I created a simple form, added the Save Data save action and checked the database. It was not encrypted. I'm off to dig a little deeper to find if this is a setting ...

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xConnect - 'Sitecore.XConnect.Collection.Model, 8.3' does not match the remote version
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The default collection model in the Tech Preview was versioned as 8.3. In the initial release, it became 9.0. So, the Tech Preview instance of Sitecore is not using the same version of the model as ...

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You must have a user with the same password in master or target server
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You can also run in to this error when the credentials are not correct for $SqlAdminUser and $SqlAdminPassword for the SQL instance specified in $SqlServer, from the PowerShell script on page 34 of ...

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Can the web database contain multiple versions of a single item?
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You are correct. The master database contains all versions of any given item per language. In normal senario and before sitecore 8.1, The web database only contains a single version of each item, ...

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Sitecore 8.2 license file in Sitecore 9.0.1
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No, the Sitecore 8.2 license file is the same as the one used for 9. Anything licensed under 8.2 should continue to be licensed under 9.

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Identify Contact in WFFM action
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I've done this through a custom Save Action for WFFM, not through a pipeline. NOTE: The following code is for 8.0, not 8.1. 8.1 changed the method signature for Execute. You can read more at https:/...

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How to use multiple models in Sitecore view
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You should have your custom model inherit from RenderingModelBase. Something like: namespace MyCustomApp.Models { public class MyCustomModel : RenderingModelBase { public string MyField {...

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SXA What are the benefits of using rendering variants over simple rendering parameters
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Rendering Variants allow you to define and control the actual HTML structure, rendered by the component, from within Content Editor. You can also use the rules engine to control when certain fields ...

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Deleting SitecoreDev.Web, as per the Professional Sitecore 8 Developer book, breaks Sitecore
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thanks for reading and working through the book! I believe the problem is that the Global.asax file in your webroot is still inheriting from SitecoreDev.Web.Application. Open this file and make it ...

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Installing WFFM with SIM - post-install steps
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SIM doesn't perform the post-install steps (running the SQL script, updating the web.config for captcha, etc...). It does "complete", for all intents and purposes, but SIM gets stuck on the ...

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Is it possible to add a SXA snippet directly to a Page Design?
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You cannot add snippets to a Page Design. You can only assign one or more Partial Designs to a Page Design. The use cases for a Partial Design, a Page Design and a Snippet are all very different. ...

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Sitecore 9 Experience Profile An Error has occurred
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Any chance you could post the code you're using to create the Contact and Interaction? When creating the interaction manually, outside of a Sitecore context (like in your .NET core app), there are a ...

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Glass Fluent Config - Could not find the configuration for type
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For HomePageMap, your ImportMap call is importing the map (BaseHubPageMap) rather than the interface. So change that map to be: public class HomePageMap : SitecoreGlassMap<IHomePage> { ...

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Object reference not set to an instance of an object in Experience Profile (SC9 & SQL xDB)
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The initial release of Sitecore 9 (rev 171002) does not support non-web interactions, as specified in this post. Sitecore 9 update-1 has addressed this issue.

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