TamerM
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How to deal with Arabic content (right to left) in Sitecore?
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Regarding the front-end website, this is unrelated to Sitecore. It can be handled with HTML and CSS. In Content Editor, Sitecore handles this so you do not need to worry about it. I've worked on ...

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Number of concurrent Sitecore Users
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Open the license file (license.xml) and search for: '<Object Id="SiteCore.EditorUser"', inside this element you should find a <name>SiteCore.EditorUser</name><count>3</count>...

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The label indicating a shared field no longer displays for Non-Admins
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I had the same issue lately. It seems Sitecore 8.2 (which is the version that had this issue for me too) hides the Shared label by default for non-Admin using the following setting. All you need to do ...

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Video url with Image type Field
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I don't think you can select videos using an 'Image' field out of the box. However, I don't see why you can't use other fields instead: File: Allows users to search for files or simply browse the ...

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Minimum hard disk required for Sitecore Installation
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I doubt you'll find any recommendation for HDD size because it totally depends on your needs, configuration and needed modules. However, a basic Sitecore 9 installation is around 2gb without any css, ...

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Preventing RTE from removing scripts for specific templates only
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First of all, the above links (in the question) do not work anymore. Any inline js is removed on several levels and so it's extremely difficult to handle all of them without making your upgrade ...

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How do I access Sitecore.Context.Item in normal MVC Controller
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In Ajax requests the Sitecore.Context.Item object is NULL. So you can't use it to get the current page. To work around this, you will need to tell the MVC action what the current context item is ...

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How to filter an Item's children based on its template?
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In case you need to filter only on the item template without worrying about other templates that are inherited by your item template you can use the following: item .GetChildren() .Where(w => ...

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Sitecore 9 Experience profile dashboard shows contact name and email as "Unknown"
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The Experience Profile uses facets to display the names and emails. So you will need to set the proper facet (of the correct type and filled data) into the XConnectClient object. I've done something ...

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Automatic unlock item upon save
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I just tried this scenario, by default it doesn't unlock it on save. However I found something really weird, (I'm using Sitecore 9) if you show 'Standard Fields' from the 'View' tab and then do the ...

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Add Here not Visible in Placeholder in Experience Editor
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I once faced a similar issue where the 'Add Here' was not visible for a component (I can't remember whether it was the top-most one or the out-most one). I had to add an empty div in the containing ...

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How to revoke publishing of sub-items for a role?
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The solution I used was the publishing Roles (as in the description) in addition to a workaround for the bug in Sitecore mentioned above. You can find the full solution here Update: In short, the ...

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ERROR_SMO_NEEDED_FOR_SQL_PROVIDER while installing Sitecore 9.1 manually with no internet
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It seems SQL Shared Management Objects (SMO) was not found or the installed version is too old.. The suggested resolution by Microsoft is to download SMO using Web Platform Installer. But since you ...

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Traverse to parent item that matches the given template id using Sitecore Powershell Extension
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If I understood right, which is 'find the ancestor that matches the current item's template' (the opposite of Michael's answer :-) ), you could use the below script: $currentItem = Get-Item -Path '/...

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Error opening new searcher. exceeded limit of maxWarmingSearchers=2
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Every time the index gets updated, a new searcher takes place and to prevent a long down time, Solr would already have warmed another searcher to be used once the index is updated. If another update ...

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Solr XML friendly formatting
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In addition to Sitecore's ContentSearch as Tamas mentioned, you can use SolrNet library. It makes your life so much easier. It acts as a wrapper for all communications with Solr and you should be able ...

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Issue in SXA search scope: no results due to searchable_b:(True)
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'searchable_b:(True)' is a computed field (part of SXA) that returns true if the item inherits 'Searchable' template. So if your page templates inherit 'Searchable' (directly or indirectly) you should ...

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Site freezes with javascript execution on CD instance only (Azure WebApp)
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It turned out to be similar to this SO solution. The default {controller}/{action} pattern was not found and the sitecore.Speak.Mvc.config (which defines such pattern) gets disabled on CD.

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Field Title in Experience Editor showing '[Not set]' in Chrome
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This turned out to be a js compatibility issue. Our site uses hyphenator.js library which conflicted with the Sitecore's EE elements. I updated the hyphenator.js file to exclude scChromeData and ...

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How to disable Publishing Temporarily?
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If this restriction is frequent, you could make use of third-party modules on the Marketplace. One example is Deployment Mode This module allows you to go on Deployment Mode and prevent non-admin ...

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How to restrict uploading of certain media files to Sitecore?
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You could use third-party modules, one that I know of is Media Library Policeman Module description taken from Marketplace: The Media Library Policeman module helps you to restrict what files that ...

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Initializing two Coveo Search Results Lists in one page
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While I was reading about Coveo Related Query, I came across this document which perfectly suited my problem. My second query was already achieved using SearchEndpoint I had my results object ready ...

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How to fix "/site_masterindex/suggest not found" error for SXA Search
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Following Sitecore's documentation will help you configure Solr for suggest, but will not lead to a working suggester right away! I tried to implement the Suggester (without SXA) and took me a while ...

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CMS content editor radio button field
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I understood you're trying to show/hide a set of fields depending on the selected value of radio button (in content editor). Out of the box you can't do this. First of all there is no Radio button ...

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Restricting some item from being indexed
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A simpler approach, if acceptable in your case, is to simply let them get indexed but only return results that have the field 'exclude from search' as false. You could have a common search method ...

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Unable to login to sitecore CM
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This happened to me once on Chrome so I moved to another browser which worked fine (firefox). I later learned that clearing the cookies (and maybe cache on Chrome) could fix the problem.

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