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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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Content Broker database - Using non relational database with DXA

Like DXA works with JSON, a database like MongoDB (non-relational) would give a better performance than a DB2 database. Could we use a database non relational for the Broker?
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Where and how do we read keyword component fields (name & description) in DXA?

I see DXA code reading description field of a keyword component if it is available and not its name, I tried to look into the schema mapping to its model.. couldn't reach to the place where does this ...
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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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Which hotfix rollups are required for DXA 1.2

SDL DXA 1.2 prerequisites states "DXA 1.2 requires SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1" Which specific hotfix rollups are required for DXA 1.2? https://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20DXA-v2/GUID-...
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Reference Implementation website throwing “Value cannot be null. Parameter name: paths” error

I am trying to set up Tridion Reference Implementation for first time. I am done with CMS part. Now I am facing problem with Website setup as site is throwing below error. Value cannot be null. ...
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Optimal way to expose Tridion content to external systems?

We are currently using SDL 2013SP1 with Spring MVC at the front end and want to expose the HTML fragments to other external systems. Is creating REST API over ODATA a good option where external ...
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Notification for the publisher when content is not up to date in XPM

We have implemented XPM with Tridion 2013 SP1 and DXA 1.2 and disabled "Session Preview" as well. Most of the business use cases are functional. I am running into the following situation. The ...
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Purpose of XPath field property in DXA template?

What is the purpose of the Xpath field property in the DXA JSON output? I am considering appending my own custom data as 'fields' into the DXA JSON, and am curious if I need to worry about the XPath ...
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DXA 1.7: Custom Configuration / Resource Schema

I am currently struggling with the DXA Configuration / Resource settings. I was looking at the documentation Managing configuration (Java) and saw that I can either use my own Schema or the existing ...
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Can a DXA resources component contain embedded schemas?

I would like to make a resources/labels schema which uses a custom configuration schema with embedded and multi-value embedded fields. Will the @Html.Resource("module.resourceidentifier") be able to ...
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Install DXA on Existing SDL Web 8.1.1 Content Manager

We have a requirement , one of the client had setup DXA and have 6 publications which includes default DXA publication. We have our current website running on SDL web 8.1.1 and we have 40 ...
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paragraphs and <dxa:richtext> tag

I use DXA JAVA 1.4's <dxa:richtext> tag to output a richtext field. I would like to ensure that the content from this richtext fields is always wrapped in a <p> paragraph. Can DXA handle ...
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Handlebars (hbs) files in html-design.zip

What is the purpose of the Handlebars (hbs) files within the html-design.zip used for DXA? It is my understanding that the HTML is rendered through the views of your web application, completely ...
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DXA 1.2 Modules for Java?

I am using DXA 1.2 with Java for my applications, referring SDL docs here: DXA Modules, which says that there are four modules provided by DXA - Search Smart Target Google Analytics Media Manager ...
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Can the preview-session-token cookie be used to detect XPM in DXA?

According to this idea here: https://community.sdl.com/ideas/sdl-tridion-dx-ideas/i/sdl-tridion-sites-ideas/proper-mechanism-for-easily-detecting-xpm-mode-in-dxa---server-side DXA 2.2 has a ...
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How to set nested component linking level in DXA

A developer created a component which has two levels of linked components and finds that the lowest level component does not fully render in the JSON coming from the Component Template. Since DXA is ...
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DXA Java 1.5 on Web 8.1.1 | Localization not found error when browsing homepage

I’m testing DXA 1.5 (Java) on Web 8.1.1, have published 400 Example Site successfully to broker db and dropped war file to Tomcat webapps directory. When I browse to root URL at http://localhost:8080,...
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Install DXA for Web 8 with different target name

In the DXA installation script, it uses Staging and Live as target name, but at our Web 8 environment, we use Preview and Live. How can we make the installation script work for our environment? ...
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Error occurs on DXA 1.4 Java, probably related to Context Service

I'm using following versions. SDL Web 8 DXA 1.4 I set up following services. PageContentFilter and BinaryContentFilter are disabled in web.xml, so Preview service is not used. Discovery Content ...
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Can any body please direct me to Step by Step guide to setup example website of DXA 1.3 JAVA using SDL Tridion 2013 sp1 in eclipse

Can any body please direct me to Step by Step guide to setup example website of DXA 1.3 JAVA using SDL Tridion 2013 sp1 in eclipse. I have tried referring to following blogs. https://community.sdl....
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Tridion DXA Java + Best way to create Model classes for a Component with two levels of Component linking

We have to create Model classes for a Component which contains 2 levels of Component linking. In the second level it allows multiple Component links where allowed Schemas are different for each ...
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Unable to update changes using OData services

Unable to update the changes using OData Service. An error occurred while processing this request. Storage not available: No Data Access Object Factory for defaultFile. Check if the default file ...
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DXA Search module - error when publishing one specific page

I have set up a fresh DXA website, and also installed the search module. I can publish all pages of the DXA website (nothing is customized ,this is a fresh install), and all my pages get indexed in ...
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oAuth is disabled but DXA Webapp gives an error “Client id is required”

I have a Java DXA 2.0 environment with Web 8.5. The microservices are setup on a Linux environment. I have set oAuth to false at all the places possible on the services and the webapp. I followed the ...
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SDL Web 8.5 with DXA JAVA 2.0

I was going through SDL doc as i need to integrate SDL Web 8.5 with DXA JAVA 2.0. came across this piece of code but didn't get it what it is used for. Also checked documentation and nothing was there....
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Embedding DXA entities other than images in RTF fields

We are using DXA 2.0 (Java) and can see if we embed images in RTF fields that the RTF contains the embedded Image entity as part of the set of fragments generated for the RTF. However if we link to ...
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DXA Java 1.7: Load specific component content from any page

We're trying to load some dynamic content (Component) to one of our pages, for most of the cases fetching the metadata based on tcmId and using WebComponentMetaFactory.getMeta(tcmid) would suffice, ...
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Using a custom PageModel (Tridion 2013)

I need to use a custom PageModel but I'm not sure how to do this. I'm on Tridion 2013, DXA Java. I've tried changing the line in our code that says import com.sdl.webapp.common.api.model.page....
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Universe must not be null or empty Error SmartTarget

While connecting the smart target in tridion, I am getting the below error. Can someone tell me the debugging tips for the same issue. java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Universe must not be null or ...
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DXA 1.5 TBBs do not output Multimedia Component Field - External Url, recursively

I am not sure where to log this as a defect, maybe? But when using DXA 1.5 TBBs: Generate dynamic component Generate dynamic page it recursively outputs json, which is really great, but it does not ...
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Where and how should I manage routing for my custom Area in DXA?

When I added a new Area in my DXA application, Visual Studio scaffolded out a RegisterArea method in the AreaRegistration... which adds a route mapping for the area. public override void ...
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When should I set cid-localhost?

In the web.config file of DXA you can specify a cid-localhost setting. This setting is commented as follows: Use the setting below if you need to map localhost to a specific hostname so the CID ...
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Get Audience Manager Contact in SDL DXA 1.4 .NET

I am trying access the Audience Manager Contacts in my DXA .Net application. I have followed the steps from SDL docs and able to create contacts using CME in Web 8 and also able to synchronize the ...
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Schema Mappings

I can follow the DXA documentation on how to map multiple Schemas to a single entity and how such mappings generate markup for you. Questions on the mappings: If we wanted to represent content as ...
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DXA, File system publishing

In DXA, Can we publish Images to the Files system. If yes, we need to override the deployer Storage.conf. 2) If we can publish to File system how do we get rid of tcm id append to binary as we have ...
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Error creating device database

After executing the following command: D:\Applications\Tridion\DataStore\bin>java -Xmx1024m -jar lib\cwd_engine.jar https://context.sdl.com/seed I end up with this while creating the device ...
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Is it okay to re-run Install Web-Application.ps1?

I'm looking at an STRI setup that's missing the Session Preview settings in the Staging Publication Target. The documentation provides an example and explains the parameters in: & '.\Install Web-...
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“OutputStream is not available when a custom TextWriter is used” error when returning FileStreamResult through a view with @Html.DxaEntities()

I have a controller action which should return a FileStreamResult. This action is triggered by a button click on a "Downloads" page. public class SoftwareUpdatesDownloadController : BaseController ...
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How do older DXA region templates work with “native” regions?

In a DXA 2.0+ setup on Sites 9.0, I believe (in upgrade scenarios) you might still find the older-style region templates, which have a Region (View) Name set in their metadata and possibly a hint in ...
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How to debug DXA Model Service

I am trying to solve an issue were the JSON output of the DXA Model Service contains un-escaped RTF content breaking the JSON object. I would like build and debug the code of the DXA Model Service. I ...
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DXA 2.0 JAVA microservice in Linux

I've installed CD microservices in Linux by creating '{service-name}.service' files in /etc/systemd/system/ and registering them. All the CD microservices run well. I tried to create in such way DXA ...
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XPM icon is appearing on LIVE website DXA 2.0

We are using SDL Web 8.5 and DXA 2.0 Java. We have found that on LIVE website XPM icon is appearing although there is no preview capability defined for live discovery service. We have tried Java -jar ...
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How can we set “Staging” value to False in _all.json file from CMS?

In one of our environment value for Staging is set to true in _all.json file, because of that Experience Manager button got enabled. But I need to set the Staging value to false in order to disable ...
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How to fix “Content not allowed in prolog” Micro service Configuration Exception

Deployer service starts but quickly stops. On checking the microservice logs in C:\SDL\Web\log\, we found an exception in C:\SDL\Web\log\deployer-combined\cd_core Caused by: com.tridion....
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Using DXA to test XPM infrastructure

We're setting up the infrastructure to support Experience Manager, and our plan is to use the Digital Experience Manager to verify that the basic functionality is working, without having to depend on ...
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Error while importing all publications of DXA into SDL Web 8(running cms-import.ps1)

I have run the ttm-prepare.ps1 to prepare the CD Environment for DXA (Staging only). Then I run the cms-import.ps1 to import all Publications into existing CMS, but anerror occurred. Please refer to ...
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What does this “There is an error in XML document” error in DXA mean?

On a DXA .NET 1.6 website I get this internal server error on a page I just created: The site.log raises this error which is not very descriptive at first sight: 2016-11-15 11:22:27,335 [32] ERROR - ...
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Using regions inside of included Pages

I created my own regions which I can use without issues inside of a normal page. However, once I try to use them in my included pages I get the following error: org.apache.jasper.JasperException: ...
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Abstract model property mapping throws exception

I have the following 3 Schemas: Schema title LinkedSchema root element name: LinkedSchema 1 text field: "txtField" Schema title LinkedSchema2 root element name: LinkedSchema2 1 number field: ...
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DXA web-install.ps1 - access control list not in canonical form

I'm installing DXA 1.5, and running the web-install.ps1 script. When it comes to set the folder permissions, I get an exception like this: C:\Users\dominicc\Downloads\SDL DXA .NET 1.5\web\web8\web-...

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