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When adding a publication in the Blueprint - Why is a 'Root' Structure group needed?

I always wondered why it's impossible to inherit from a publication that doesn't have a root structure group? I'm pretty sure in 5.2 this wasn't the case (i may have made this up, it was a long time ...
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Why can't I change the key of a localized keyword?

In Tridion keyword keys can be changed at the global level without any issue. However a localized keyword key cannot be changed and gives the error: "Unable to save item Invalid value for property '...
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Is it possible to only view Publications and their parent/ child publications?

I see in a a lot of Tridion implementations where there might be 100 or more publications, some of which may only inherit some default schemas. Consequently, I have to scroll through 40+ publications ...
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Cannot add parent publication to newly created blank publication

I am not able to add a parent publication. I have created the blank publication and the root structure group. after that, I want to inherit from my parent publication, but no option appears when I ...
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Can you hide certain inherited pages in a child publication?

Tridion's BluePrinting is quite powerful. The child publication will default inherit all the pages from parent publication, which is good most of the time. However, sometimes you don't want to show ...
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Unique name constraints with ECL

An issue has just starting occurring on one of our production CMS servers. We have an ECL MountPoint configured in our 'Schemas' Publication which get shared down to all publications. This has been ...
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What does a DD4T BluePrint look like?

I'm interested in this question: Can a single DD4T project be used against multiple publications? How does this approach of using the same project for multiple sites translate to: Functionality: ...
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How to configure a Bundle for workflow?

I missed a step in setting up Bundle Workflow and wanted to clarify a point I missed. Setup: Created Workflow Process definition in Visio and save to my schemas publication Created Bundle Schema, ...
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Publishing items in child publications

In order to publish item in child publication, publication target needs to be available in parent publication. The challenge is, I don't want to publish the item from parent publication. How can ...
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Tridion 2013 creating a BluePrint structure

I am trying to create a standard BluePrint structure in Tridion 2013. I am getting some incredibly weird behaviour I have created a (001) Master publication with an empty 'root' SG - I would like to ...
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Can't create BluePrint, Tridion 2013 SP1

Clicking "Add Parent" to select a suitable parent publication when adding a new publication, a popup window appears which immediately closes. Replicated in IE 10, IE 11, Chrome 31.0.1650.63. Is ...
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How do you not inherit from parent publications?

Blueprinting is very useful and powerful, but it is too powerful sometimes. It is actually hard to not inherit (or blueprint) something. For example, we are selling different products for different ...
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Why I can't have a Publication in Blueprint Hierarchy with more than one Root Publication

Let's say I have a publication - Pub A with no parent set in Blueprint Hierarchy and similarly a Pub B with no parent set as well. It seems I can not have a Publication - Pub C with parent set to both ...
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Is there a supported way to split up the DXA Master publication in a schema and template publication?

We are currently investigating in importing the DXA publications into an existing blueprint. Since this existing blueprint already has separate publications for Schemas and for Templates, and the DXA ...
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How to view blueprint hierarchy in Tridion 2009

Tridion 2011 has a nice feature of viewing blueprint hierarchy. How can I do the same in Tridion 2009?
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Modifying Templates for Hebrew and Arabic

We use Tridion (2009) for our different country sites that have left to right languages such as French, English, and Chinese. We now need to modify our existing templates for Hebrew and Arabic, ...
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Where to Create schemas in multi brand blueprint

I want to know best practice for where to create schemas in multibrand blueprint. In our project, we have two brands for which we need to create schema. In current blue print design, there is only ...
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Blueprint Priority problem with items containing the same path and title

I was under the impression that it's possible to inherit from two parent publications that contain items with the same path and title values. I believed that this is allowed because there is a ...
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How do we resolve ExternalContentLibraryStubSchema-mm schema problem in DXA MediaManager Module?

ExternalContentLibraryStubSchema-mm blueprint problem two different schema - DXA MediaManager Module installs it in 100 Master "Modules/MediaManager" - MediaManager installed it in 200 Example ...
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What is the optimal way of Blueprint design to leverage Maximum benefits of World Server & Tridion Inheritance

We are setting up the Blueprint on Web 8.5 & have got 2 approaches, however, I would like to understand what could be the best approach which can satisfy the below conditions: Optimal use of ...
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Is it possible to create a folder in parent publication but hidden to child publication

While going through the CME documentation I stumbled following text about search folder: "Localizing or unlocalizing a Search Folder:- If a Search Folder is shared to a BluePrint Child Publication, ...
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Can we use Translation Manager when we have multiple languages in a single publication?

We are setting up a small site with multiple languages, for example, mycompany.com/en/en, mycomany.com/fr/fr, etc. It is very convenient to setup one publication for this, since there aren't that many ...
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Moving components/folders from child publication to parent publication without breaking its dependencies

I have some components wrongly created in some child publications. I would like to move these components to parent publication with out breaking the dependencies in the pages. Do we have any power ...
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Where to place "page content" to minimize localization

I'm trying to interpret the practice of minimizing localization into practical implementation scenarios. Using Tridon page metadata with fields for website page metadata such as title and keywords ...
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Moving components to child publication

Similar this question but in reverse - we've identified some Blueprint optimisations that mean we need to move components from a parent down to a child. The folder structure should remain the same. ...
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Media Manager Captions and BluePrinting

I understand that in Media Manager we can caption a video asset in multiple languages and then set its Language in a Distribution. With the Media Manager Connector, how do we get the appropriate ...
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Behaviour of untranslated fields during translation

it interests me how the fields not marked as translatable behave during translation. For example: I have component in English and its translated to Spanish. I update untranslatable field in ...
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How can I manage multiple content contexts in Experience Manager?

This is a question I've always been asked but never really implemented a solution for it. The scenario is that I have multiple content publications (each division in the company creates content in ...
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Separate Content Publications and Translation

I'm exploring the impact of division- or group-specific content Publications in a BluePrint. For example, we might have: 010S Schemas 020 Global Content 030 Group 1 Content 030 Group 2 Content 030 ...
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Restrictions on Translation Manager Sources and Targets?

Can a Source Publication have multiple Target Publications? Can a Target Publication have multiple Source Publications? I think I've seen the first scenario, where Global Content needs to be ...
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Bundles and experience manager

I am currently working on creating workflow and have come up against a small road block and wanted to check if what I am trying to achieve is technically possible or if I am barking up the wrong tree. ...
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Retrofitting DXA publications to an existing BluePrint

We have an existing BluePrint in our SDL Tridion implementation (just place holders for business). While we import (install using PS) the DXA Publications, the installation defaults to the ...
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Is there any situation where, in a blueprint structure, a publication has as a "direct" parent, the parent of its parent?

I found a very special blueprint hierarchy where a publication has two parents, being one of them parent of the other. Here is a graphic representation of what I am talking about: I had never seen ...
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Additional code only for certain lang on multi language site

We have a client with a multi language site, where the client requests for certain set of functionalities only for certain languages. They want to try out some language sites before rolling out ...
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Upgraded 2013 SP1 to SDL Web 8.1.1 - existing security model broken

Background Currently, we have a very stable environment in Production - version SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 with a fully-functioning nested (most complex permutation is 3 groups deep) security model. ...
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Organise content by publication or by folder

Looking to tap into the wider experience of the group here - I'm facing a choice between organising regional content (e.g. content that's only for Europe or North America) either by folder or by ...
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Blueprinting for sub sites using DXA 1.5

We have existing tridion blueprint setup for website A , it's using DXA 1.5. 000 Empty Master 010 Schema Master 020 Global Design 020 Global Repository 030 Arabic Content 030 Chinese Content 040 ...
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How to get Immediate direct localized child component when the author modifying localized component

Blueprint Structure for below publications C020 Test Global C030 Test Content Public (C020 Test Global) C040 Local Content Public (C020 Test Global, C030 Test Content Public) C050 Test Mobile ...
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Collapse multiple publications into one publication

When tasked with creating a Blueprint for my company a couple of years ago, there where requirements to separate rights from users that should not be able to perform certain actions. So at the time, I ...
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Naming Conventions for Localized Items?

In addition to fields we can localize item and organizational item names. I see maybe three use cases for localizing names depending on the setup. Templating. If templates use paths or item names (...
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"Sealed" Keyword Equivalent/Similar functionality in Tridion | Stop Inheritance from Parent Publication to Child Publication

Working as a regular C# developer, I was experimenting around the "Sealed" functionality of C#. So, while using Sealed, Child class CANNOT override Parent class Method. So, in Tridion, Is it ...
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XPM - Inline Editing BluePrint Context settings behavior

I'm trying to understand the reasoning behind how XPM treats the Inline Editing BluePrint Context settings, because it’s not functional in its current form. If this behavior is by design, then XPM is ...
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Have a new folder in an existing publication or create a new content publication for a new website?

I have the customer who is creating a new website for a new brand. They told me "we will NOT use any XXX content or schema.", where xxx isthe current website (no the new one) "In fact, the marketing ...
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Creating fake publication to use "Also Publish/Unpublish in Child Publications"

We are using SDL Tridion Sites 9.1 and currently we have custom tool(Internal) for Publishing /Unpublishing items in multiple publications at once. Recently one of the publisher asked us to look into ...
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Does a Publication without a Structure Group have a special name?

You need a Structure Group in order to create a child Publication. I understand this is partly because Tridion could act as a "non-Web" content management system, without BluePrinting. Does such a ...
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Unable to create Blueprint in SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 [duplicate]

I am not able to create blueprint in SDL Tridion 2013 SP1. I have installed the software added Publications. And when I tried to create relationships among them the Create Create new Child and Add ...
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How to get the list of TCM ID of a page from all the publications at content delivery?

I need the list of all the references present across all the publications for a page. I am getting this information using PageURLCriteria: PageURLCriteria criteria= new PageURLCriteria("%" + URL, ...
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Translation Job Behavior - UN-localization?

As a follow-up to my question on Translation Manager check out and localize behavior I wanted to confirm additional details for Translation Jobs (and correct any assumptions I might have suggested). ...
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Blueprint change

I have a blue print of publications as below. A_Preview | B_Live B_Live contains some localized components and also components created locally. We would like to introduce publication A1_Prelive in ...
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Is there a way to unlocalize a Structure Group?

We have a compound Component Template (CT) that has a Template Building Block (TBB) which contains a component link. When this CT was created, the Default Finish Actions had a structure group (SG) ...
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