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Content Modeling is the process and practice of defining the Categories and Schemas in Tridion based on the requirements of a specific Tridion implementation. It consists of defining content types along with the fields and field types for the content types.

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Examples of altered XSL files for Rich-Text fields

I have a question on the default provided XSLT used for rich-text fields. A client is requesting a more rigid XSLT (to block script tags etc.) Anybody has some examples of finished XSL files ? I've ...
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DD4T 2.0 DCP not de-serializing multi-value embeddable schema field

I have a content schema with root element "labelSet" and a single multi-value embeddable schema field with xml name "labels". The embeddable schema field has a root element "label" and has 2 text ...
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Is it possible to add new fields to a default DXA schema, e.g. 'Teaser', and make them available throughout the code base?

I could easily create a new entity inheriting from Sdl.Web.Common.Models.Teaser but those fields would not be available throughout the code base, only to templates which use my new entity. I'm hoping ...
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Set more-than-one keyword option as selected by default?

My customer wants to add keywords to an existing Category, which is used in an existing schema. Keywords A, B, and C already exist and have been selected in various components. Customer is considering ...
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Content modeling best practices recommendations

Who all should be involved in Content Modeling exercise, would only Tridion Architect and Tridion Developer with high level requirement knowledge suffice or Business Analysts with in depth knowledge ...
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Simplest way to add javascript to the header section in Tridion

I need to add some javascript to the header section of some Tridion pages. I can create a separate set of MasterPage and template to achieve this, but it seems it is so much work and there are too ...
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Best practice for designing Experience Manager-managed tabs/sub-tabs component?

I'd like some input on how to best achieve a schema design for tabs, that could contain sub-tabs and/or normal content. Pretty much like this one: What ...
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Modelling one-off pages with DD4T

My web application has a number of one-off pages, by which I mean a page whose contents does not follow a standard layout, and the content does not fit a standard schema. These are typically simple ...
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Multimedia component vs. Normal component when only using external content

Could someone explain the advantages of using a multimedia component over a regular component when the multimedia content is only ever going to be stored externally (i.e. not uploaded to the Tridion ...
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Unable to delete a schema in the publication it was created

Unable to delete schema in SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 There is no reference to the schema, yet unable to delete it. Even Using Where used didn't find any references to this schema. Any Fix available for ...
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How can I ensure a global design language when developing Tridion websites?

One problem that seems to plague many Tridion websites (and not just Tridion) is the difference in the language and naming people and teams will use. For example: a HTML developer may call something ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a "General Content" Schema?

Some Tridion implementations I have worked on/designed make use of just a few schemas and tend to use a General Schema which has a lot of Component Templates linked to it. The Component Templates do ...