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SDL's Digital Experience Accellerator (DXA) aka SDL Tridion Reference Implementation is a reference implementation of SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 intended to help you quickly to create, design and publish an SDL Tridion-based Web site.

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Are there plans for DXA .NET on ASP.NET Core?

Currently the DXA .NET Framework is targetting .NET Framework 4.5.2. Are there any plans to move to ASP.NET Core? (not to confuse wit .NET Core) The current prerequisites for DXA, being .NET 4.5.2, ...
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Tridion Reference Implementation - Couple of Installation niggles

I am installing the Reference Implementation for the first time on an SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 CM/CD server. I have encountered a few problems and thought I would document the ones I fixed here and see ...
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Very slow DXA response times under performance testing

We're implementing a .NET DXA based solution for a client, and part of the scope of work will be to conduct load testing to bring the site in line with a performance budget. Our initial ...
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Issue with GetCompLink in the Tridion Reference Implementation

We are using a slightly hacked version of the Tridion Reference Implementation as we are using 2009sp1 (don't ask!) We have a lot of things working well but we have an issue with the function ...
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Publishing images for CSS in DXA HTML Design zip

I need a few images as background images for my CSS being published from the HTML Design in DXA. However, adding images to the assets folder of my zip file doesn't seem to add anything to my web ...
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Custom Link and Richtext processing in DXA Java 1.7

We want to be able to override the default richtext processing and link resolving in DXA Java 1.7. I am a bit lost with how the Spring configuration works, but it looks like there are Spring @...
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How to map PascalCasing schema field to TRI Model Property

Usually we recommend to use camelCasing for field XMLNames during Schema creation. However sometimes we see the opposite. I have a field in schema that using PascalCasing in XML Name Description and ...
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How do I configure the XPM regions in the Tridion Reference Implementation?

How do I configure the XPM regions in the Tridion Reference Implementation? I figured out you need to use the @Markup.Region(Model) helper, which reads the system\mappings\regions.json file. But I ...
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SDL Web 8, SPA and Mobile App architecture

Looking at the attached Web 8 architecture diagram, it shows the following different client applications: Web Applications Single Page Applications (SPA) Mobile Apps Questions: I'm assuming the "...
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Adding mapping to a custom image model in Tridion Reference Implementation

I am building a small POC website using the Tridion Reference Implementation. In my site, i have a custom multimedia schema, where I define a number of metadata values for an image. In my model, I ...
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SmartTarget promotions not considered part of region in STRI scenario

I am working on a SmartTarget module for the SDL Tridion Reference Implementation (although I guess this issue would also be applicable for DD4T). After retrieving the promotions from SmartTarget, it ...
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Slow images on DXA .NET 1.5

We are building a site with .NET DXA 1.5 and SDL Web 8. I have a problem where images seem to be taking a long time to load (between 300ms and 4s) where different images were loading in different ...
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Will there be a Java Tridion Reference Implementation?

When the DD4T Java version is released, will there be a Java version of the STRI?
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Create own DXA site from scratch

After played the DXA example a couple of times, I want to create my own DXA site from scratch, but couldn't find too much guide here. What I want: a new MVC portal, with only one home page, which ...
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Tridion Reference Implementation - Experience Manager button does not show

I have just installed the Tridion Reference Implementation, which went like a breeze. Installed the TRS site as a Staging site, and configured the Publication Target for inline editing. However when ...
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HTML Designs How to modify and upload

We are using DXA java project on 2013 Tridion. We have our own styles and scripts that we wish to upload into CMS. First, when we unzipped the HTML design.zip (downloaded from CME) and simply zipped ...
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Debugging DXA Model Mapping

I have a DXA 1.7 Web Application and have a problem with some fields being mapped and the Model being populated, but a couple fields are not mapped. They are embedded fields and are null when the ...
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Component XML duplicated

I'm working with DXA on Tridion 2013 SP1 and I'm trying to edit the language element in the Localization Configuration component with the General Configuration schema. Upon changing the language from ...
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Accessing Page Model Metadata from Entity View in DXA

Is it possible to access the PageModel metadata from an Entity View level? I don't see any properties on the entity model @Model that expose the PageModel or Page Metadata. I've seen this post about ...
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Web 8 DXA 1.5 Java web site failing with “Unable to get response from OData service”

We have the OOTB DXA 1.5 site running happily on a Windows Web 8.1 CM/CIS server but we need it on our Linux (RH 7.2) CIS machine. Not so happy :( When requesting a page lots of good things happen in ...
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Invalid v2 service endpoint for content-service

I'm trying to set up my first DXA / Web 8 Installation, and i'm met with the following error when hitting the web app: Invalid v2 service endpoint for content-service Description: An unhandled ...
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URL parameters with DXA

I started playing around with Tridion and DXA just recently, and I'm having problems to understand how custom routes work. I have a Component Template which has its own DXA view, view model, ...
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DXA 2.1 Upgrade Content Import Fails Due to TemplatePurpose Property

We're completing the final steps of an upgrade from Web 8.5 to Sites 9 and from DXA 2.0 to 2.1. Most of the steps have succeeded so far (upgrading databases, upgrading CM and CD to Sites 9, etc.) - ...
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How can I enable the Google Maps API used by DXA

I have a freshly installed DXA site, and on the home page the map is not displayed, because the request to the Google Maps API returns a 403 status. I have created an API key and it is visible at ...
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Can't edit UGC comments via DXA webapp

We are building a DXA 1.7 web app with SDL Web 8.5 and are incorporating the UGC functionality in it (using the UGC Microservices). Everything is working fine, a user can add a comment and see any ...
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SDL Web 8.5 + AngularJS + DXA

Has anybody integrated SDL Web 8.5 with AngularJS or vue.js? Which are the main inconveniences or pitfalls that you have found? We are actually using DXA, I guess that in this case you can use DXA ...
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Getting a document link in DXA?

The current link (Embedded Schema) supports external link or internal link (via Component linking). For internal linking, Tridion resolves the link if the Component is published on one or more Pages. ...
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Use Page linking instead of component linking in tridion

We have a requirement were Editors want to link to a page (Page in Tridion) from component field instead of using the Tridion component linking. We decided to use the Item Selector custom URL approach ...
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dxa: Retrieve schema related to an entity

We are mapping multiple Schemas to a single Entity and furthermore we are using the same entity view. Therefore, we would like to know the type of the entity (rootElement schema) in the entity view, ...
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Configure ShowVideoPlaceholders to 'false' in DXA website

How can I make 'SiteConfiguration.MediaHelper.ShowVideoPlaceholders' equal to false? The constructor of Sdl.Web.Mvc.Html.BaseMediaHelper seems to hardcode this to 'true'.
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How to set timeout value for Content service?

We are using DXA 1.5 and we have a requirement that we need to set timeout value for the content service so that if the content is not being retrieve say within 30 seconds we need to throw 502 error ...
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DXA 2 CTP2 XPM issue

We're currently working on a website using DXA 2 CTP2 (.NET version), with the Model Service. Everything is working great, except when we edit a Component through XPM, we keep getting "The preview of ...
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Target Groups Not Excluding Component Presentations

We have a fresh install of DXA 1.7 (Java WebApp) on SDL Web 8.5. We recently enabled the context-expression-module on DXA by enabling the maven profile. The application builds fine and still renders ...
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Using CSS / JS files outside of Tridion in DXA

I would like to deploy my CSS and JS files outside of Tridion using a CI process or file copy, and not store the CSS or JS files in Tridion itself. In the _Layout.cshtml file I see the CSS and JS ...
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Why do entities which have embedded objects need semantic markup?

My SocialMediaButtons class has a List of type SocialMediaButton (Embedded Schema). Unless I add Semantic Property markup the buttons variable becomes null. Before adding Semantic Markup public ...
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Are there plans to upgrade DXA to MVC 6?

Has anyone tried a DXA upgrade to MVC 6 in .net yet? Are there any plans to move DXA to MVC 6 in the near future?
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_all.json not found

I have installed DXA 1.4 on my SDL Web 8 System. When I try to visit a web page in the application, I get the following message: Item '/system/config/_all.json' not found for Localization '20' ...
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How to retrieve component CreationDate in DXA 1.4 | SDL web8

I am using SDL web8 with DXA1.4. I have the requirement to display the creation date of a multimedia component on the web page. I found BuildEntityModel Method in the DefaultModelBuilder ...
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DXA - Mapping Data of a Component Link

We are using DXA for Java. We are trying to map a field that in Tridion is a Component Link field. Debugging the code, we see that is trying to resolve the component Link like a URL using ...
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Issue with DXA DefaultModelBinder for Keyword field

I am migrating my old project to DXA 1.4. I am using Keyword fields in Schemas. While binding with default Tag Schema I am getting Keyword description instead of Keyword title. Reason for this is ...
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Unable to update the changes using OData Service with DXA & XPM

While using XPM everything seems to work correctly, except when it comes to update preview. When I try to update preview I see the error Unable to update the changes using OData Service. The ...
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How to use gulp instead of grunt for building the DXA HTML design

Our client wants to use saas files instead of less, and gulp build instead of grunt for building the DXA HTML design. I have some sample saas files and I am able to convert them to css by running ...
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How DXA is different than having a Dynamic Component Template which serves the response in JSON?

I have found many benefits of having DXA like lesser dependency on core SDL Tridion knowledge, faster Publishing etc. But technically, I want to know: Without having DXA I can achieve the same ...
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How to enable XPM button on DXA, SDL Web 8

I installed DXA as a Staging Site on SDL Web 8. But the Experience Manager button (normaly displayed on top left of Staging site) doesn't appear. The cause is that the URL of the Content Manager is ...
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Can DXA be configured to not have to recycle app pool after republishing theme?

We have discovered that in DXA after updating various configuration components and republishing, the app pool must be recycled for the newly published settings to take place. From a technical ...
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How to install the DXA 2.1 Model Service extension

I'm currently installing DXA 2.1 in a Sites 9 environment. We are trying to install the new Model Service extension (an extension to the Content Microservice), but the documentation isn't very clear ...
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Tridion Sites 9 and DXA 2.0

Does anybody knows what happens with Tridion Sites 9 and DXA 2.0? I think I have all the configuration files and settings ok, but I am not able to make it work. Is there any known issues? Any ...
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ECL item 'ecl:1262-cel-226-cea-file' not found

I'm working on an ECL integration for Web 8.5 right now. My plan is to resolve the ECL components with my own TBB. However, I cannot even publish a page using the default DXA TBB. "Generate Dynamic ...
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DXA Java Model mapping issue

We have a view model with a property as a multi valued Linked Component (Linked to a single Schema). We have created the models like: @SemanticEntity(entityName = "schemarootname", vocabulary = ...
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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 ...