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The SDL Tridion Content Manager server-side application.

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When creating a Schema I am asked for a Root Element Name, what is this?

When creating a new Schema in Tridion there is an entry field called 'Root Element Name'. The default is content but I am not sure what this does.
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What happens to assets created by a user when that user is deleted in Tridion?

What happens to the schemas, components, templates and pages, when the user who created them is deleted? What care should be taken while deleting a user in CMS?
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How can I do a CME search for arbitrary strings in template code

My main use-case for using search within the CME is when I'm trying to get a list of templates that have some value in them. My experience so far has been that the SOLR-based search implementation is ...
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Static Id's in Tridion?

Was wondering if there are some predefined static id's in Tridion or not. Type: "Folder" id is "2" Type: "Structure Group" id is "4" Type: "Categories and Keywords" id is empty? Type: "Publication" id ...
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List of processed items in Publish Transaction

In the UI, you can get a list of processed items linked to a given publish transaction. For instance if you publish a Structure Group, the publishing queue will show the SG. Double click on it and in ...
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Pasting doesn't seem to work

I copy a line of text from a file. I then open up a component, select a rich text field and then use the Format > Paste button. Nothing is pasted. Nothing happens. I can paste fine using ctrl + v. ...
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Anguilla - How to add multiple Component Links

Following this very nice page, I am trying to insert multiple component links in one go through JavaScript: var fieldsBuilder = $display.getView().properties.controls.fieldBuilder; // The Field Type ...
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What should we consider when upgrading from SDL Tridion 2011 to 2013 and putting our non-production environments on the cloud?

Currently we have Tridion 2011 SP1, we are working on an RFP to upgrade to Tridion 2013 an put a portion of it in a cloud environment. As per a brief overview given by client in the RFP, we are ...
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Process for content deletion?

In Tridion, once a Component, Page or Component Template is deleted then that information is lost forever. I've found that people are uncomfortable with the finality of this process so develop their ...
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How do you access the field of a parameter schema from a Razor Mediator Template?

The following is a simplified example: I have a Razor Mediator template and a parameter schema. The parameter schema "News Article Class" is attached to the Razor template and contains the mandatory ...
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Clearing formatting of pasted text in Tridion RTF field

What is the best way to clear the formatting of text pasted in from a different source (like Microsoft Word) into a rich text field (RTF) field in SDL Tridion? The text pasted should be plain text so ...
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Consequences of schema changes - Translation Manager?

One of our Schemas changed, a new metadata field called "Date" was added, as a MANDATORY one (minOccurs=1). - all the components using this schema are missing now the content for this mandatory field....
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What might cause this “Unable to read Component” message?

When pasting the TCM URI (tcm:191-371868) of a Component into the search box, we get the following message (the Core Service returns the same message): "Specified argument was out of the range of ...
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Media Manager Connector - default sorting

Do we have any ways to change default sorting to alphabetic order for folders that rendered using ECL for Media Manager in CMS explorer.
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Best practice for storing multimedia content

The Tridion Content Manager gives the user two "official" options when storing multimedia content. Either they can upload it (storing it in the Tridion Content Manager database) or reference is as an ...
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Problem creating a new publication without parents

I'm trying to create a new publication in Content Manager in SDL Tridion 2013 SP1. This new publication have not parents publications. When I try to save and exit, I get this error: Unable to save ...
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Hybrid approach for CMS and CDS databases

In near future we are planning to move both CMS and CDS databases from Oracle to SQL server. As a first step we want to migrate Content Data Store (Broker DB) from Oracle to SQL Server. CMS database ...
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Tridion VM Multiple Host Headers

I'm following a suggestion from Dominic Cronin on setting up multiple host headers to help demonstrating different users on the same CMS, but I'm stuck at the login pop-up. As an administrator, I ...
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Stored procedure failed: SP_PUBLICATIONS_FIND_CONFLICTS ORA-06550: line %s, column %s:

After running the Tridion CM installer (Oracle 11.2.0.4) all seemed fine. However, when trying to add a new Publication, the following error is observed: (80040356) Unable to save new item Stored ...
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Error “The RSA key container could not be opened” when retrieving contacts

I am trying to retrieve the contact details using the Tridion.OutboundEmail.ContentManagement API after referring below link Retreive Contact Details My code is on Page_Load of a user control but ...
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Is Dreamweaver Get eXtension compatible with Tridion 2013?

We are using Dreamweaver Get eXtension for our current Tridion 2009 SP1 platform. We have started migration of our Tridion 2009 SP1 to Tridion 2013. As far as I can determine, the Dreamweaver Get ...
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Moving to new DB server on Web 8 with TopologyManager and CMS

On a Web 8 instance, the TopologyManager and CMS Databases are installed on the same DB server. The DB server will change and we will move the Databases to the new server. For the CMS, we can ...
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Categories and Keywords Publishing

I am having problems publishing out Categories and Keywords from our production CMS to the production website. I am able to publish out pages and components out to production though. Our staging ...
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Old workflow items set to “Unapproved”

Within an upgraded environment from 2009 to 2013sp1, there are components that have an approval status "Live", the schema, that these components are based on was associated with a workflow process in ...
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Difference in pasting content into CM RTF fields between Chrome and Firefox

When copy-pasting content with line breaks into RTF fields in the Content Manager (2013 SP1 HR1) in Firefox and Chrome I see different HTML generated in the source tab. Is anyone aware of a fix for ...
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Tridion 2009 CM and CD Database Segregation in Different Machines: Reasons

It is recommended by SDL Tridion to have two separate database in two different machines for Tridion CM (Content Manager) and CD (Content Delivery). One reason could be, problem/issues of one ...
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Converting value of XhtmlField according to FilterXslt

I'm copying components between versions of essentially the same schema, of which the latter has a stricter XSLT attached to it's RTF field. The code (TOM.Net): value = ((TextField)oldField).Value; ...
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Can we take backup of tridion user?

I have a requirement where i need to do DB restore from one CMS environment to other. CM DB 1 to CM DB 2 Broker DB 1 to Broker DB 2 CM DB 1 and CM DB 2 are having different tridion users though ...
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How to logout from Content Manager Explorer in IE11

By clearing cookies for the domain, I was able to logout from Tridion CME in Chrome/Firefox... But not in IE11.. I have cleared the cookies, also deleted the history etc. but still not able to logout ...
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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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Wrong topology configuration issue

I have wrongly configured Topology manager and one website in content delivery . Both my CM and CD are on same physical machine but while configuring presentation server website ,I have provided same ...
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Moving pages created at wrong publication in blueprint

I know its not possible to copy/paste between publications but our client has just spent two days creating structure groups and pages in a parent publication when they should have been in a child ...
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Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt

When I right-click on a Publication and go to Properties, I suddenly started experiencing this error: Upon inspecting the Event Viewer log on the CM server, the following stacktrace was found: The ...
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How can we have a version 0 for a component in Items Table

I have been trying to analyze a issue related to error while trying to rollback a component (Details Here). Now while trying to dig further, I was amazed to see entries in the Items table of Content ...
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Hide SDL Tridion sub Folder based on permissions

Recently we have created two user groups, group Editor A and Editor B. These two groups works for different sites and have different permissions. Inside SDL Tridion, there are two sub folders under ...
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Running Multiple CMS server and Multiple Topology Managers

We have two Clustered CMS server Web8.5 created the 1st CMS server much earlier than the second server, and I am suspecting that the second server was pointing to different DB when it was created, so ...
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Where is the option to page through search results?

When searching within Tridion, I am unable to find how to page through the results. It is possible to select a folder that contains more than 500 components, use the advanced search feature and ...
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How can i upload mm icon for existing Multimedia Type

I upload mm icon for existing Multimedia Type, Word document(application/msword). but when i push "save and close" button, show the error like above. and i show the error log. Unable to create icon ...
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Supported ECL connectors for 8.5

Since Media Manager EOL is December 2020, my question is which ECL connectors are available and supported for 8.5? I know that Bynder is. Are there any others?
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GUI Extension, Cannot read property 'focus' of undefined

We are trying to write a GUI extension to showcase some information to the Editor. For this we show a popup with the required information to the editor, unfortanetly we are unable to add some buttons, ...
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How do I configure my web application for Binding with core service?

I am developing a ASP.NET (C#) web application that will run on a Content Manager server which will use Tridion 2013 core service. How should I configure my web application to use core service? ...
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SDL Tridion “demo” account?

I met various people who would like to see the interface, some basic things, component creation, etc. to see how it looks like in real world. I can't show the instance I'm maintaining as it's internal ...
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Why does the Search host service require the core service and content manager

I'm looking at the documentation about installing search on a dedicated machine. There it says: "You can install a separate Search Host service on a dedicated machine by running the Content Manager ...
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Access is denied for the user IIS APPPOOL\(pool name)

I am trying to retrive the contact details using Tridion.OutboundEmail.ContentManagement API. After running below code on Page load of user control I am getting error: Access is denied for the user ...
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Component Link and Image source are not generating correctly

We have upgraded our project from "SDL Tridion 2011 SP1" to "SDL Tridion 2013 SP1" with legacy feature. All went fine and our application was also running properly. But suddenly after republishing the ...
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Hiding SDL Tridion sub folder based on permissions

On a Content Publication - Is there anyway to hide the 'Default Templates' Folder and/or another sub-folder possibly called 'System' Folder under 'Building Blocks' from a folder permissions level? ...
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Multimedia components vs SDL media Manager or any other video hosting tool

I want to understand advantages of using either SDL Media Manager or any other DAM solution over using multimedia components in SDL Tridion Business editor can add required video files in CMS ...
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Configuring ECL for the “Everyone” Group

The ExternalContentLibrary.xml configuration has an <EnableUpload> node where we can add SDL Tridion groups. I'm able to add the "Everyone" group, which I found by hovering over publication ...
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Porting content the efficient way!

Is it possible to have a packet with all components and pages in export package and then just importing all the pages(which should automatically be resolving all the missing reference as all ...
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Unable to retrieve item with id

We have this problem when we open some pages in Tridion and to publish them. Does anyone know what might be the cause? Thanks a lot.

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