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SDL Tridion inline-editing interface (previously: SiteEdit). Rename to Experience Manager is due to the added capabilities for mobile device preview, footprint editing and Fredhopper integration.

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How to hide a tabpage in Experience Manager?

I am creating a GUI extension for Experience Manager in Tridion 2011 and would like to hide the "Preview Page" tab page. I have tried adding the following piece of code to the my extension config file ...
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Is it possible to use Experience Manager Session Preview without the Ambient Data Framework?

I have a (currently theoretical) Java based architecture where there are no SDL Tridion elements (jar files/jsp code/filters etc.) the staging website. Is it possible to use Experience Manager (XPM) ...
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Tridon UI 2012 Session Preview Web Service using incorrect encoding

I am using Tridion UI 2012 on our website (which is built using DD4T). The problem we're facing is that the session preview web service does successfully commit the edited content to the session-...
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How to change image using Experience Manager?

I have a component on a page which I am editing using XPM. I am able to edit all of the text fields but I can't change the image that's inside. The image is not part of a rich text format, it is a ...
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Problem using default pages in Experience Manager

We have discovered that when we use the URLs without filenames in our web application, that is, using the default filenames of the server (welcome file list in Tomcat), Experience Manager doesn't work ...
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What needs to be configured (on CM) when removing session preview for Experience Manager?

I want to use Experience Manager without session preview enabled. I simply removed the oData endpoint and staging website URLs from the Publication Target Session Preview tab (and restarted IIS) but I ...
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Device Preview has Incorrect Device Sizes by Default

While testing out Device Preview (formerly Tridion Device Emulator), I found out that most if not all of the default device sizes are incorrect. Some are off by 40% or more. For example in Device ...
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Is there a way to close Experience Manager and return to normal staging site browsing?

Some Editors find it more convenient to browse through the staging website normally, then pop in and out of XPM when wanting to make edits. They can pop in to the XPM interface easily by clicking the ...
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Editing DCPs in XPM on Pages hosted outside of Tridion

I'm currently investigating if it's possible to edit component presentations in Experience Manager that exist on pages that are not managed in Tridion - but are existing JSP files in the application. ...
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What is the point of se_blank.html?

When setting up Experience manager, we have to ensure that the web application serves a page called se_blank.html. What purpose does this serve? If I fail to arrange for se_blank.html to be found, ...
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Is it possible to select multiple values for an XPM Footprint?

I have created a custom Footprint representing the customer's segment (not related to Audience Manager segments) and its currently working fine set up as a FootprintRadio control, allowing the Editor ...
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Footprint select box disabled in Experience Manager

I have noticed on a couple of environments that I use that the Experience Manager Footprint selection box is disabled on the Preview tab (it just contains the message 'There are no items in this view')...
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AmbientDataContext is not properly initialised

I have a DD4T website, and I am struggling to get Tridion Experience Manager 2012 Session Preview working correctly. After editing a bit of content on the page, when i hit "Finish Editing", the page ...
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Unable to "Finish Editing" in Experience Manager

I'm having trouble with a new Experience Manager setup, I've got the page and component templates configured and am able to enter Experience Manager, insert a piece of content onto the page and the ...
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Tridion UI 2012 Session Preview Web Service not maintaining preview in browser

I am struggling to get Tridion UI 2012 Session Preview working on a DD4T website. I view the website in a browser, click the SDL Tridion logo to enter 'edit' mode, then start editing some content on ...
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Use Tridion UI (Experience Manager) with dynamic content model?

I'm currently working on a Tridion 2011 SP1 implementation were we push all content to a broker database as XML and retrieve this with a .Net front-end. Is it possible to use Tridion UI (formerly ...
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How can I get regions to work for XPM?

I am attempting to implement regions on my page templates for XPM and running into some problems. I have read Alvin's page on XPM regions (insert vs create), Bart's "Having Fun with XPM" (oh the ...
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Is it possible to have Experience Manager footprint values come from a Tridion Category

The online documentation (requires login) clearly states how to set up custom footprint lists to enable you to preview your content under different conditions. Here you typically define a list of ...
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Error on page creation using Tridion UI

I have run into a little problem with the SiteEdit/UI/Experience Manager. I have upgraded from 2009 to 2011 SP1 and the majority of things seem to work fine except I'm getting an error every time I ...
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XPM "Updating Preview" not working for Page layout changes

I have been having “Update Preview” issues when making Component Presentation changes on a Page with XPM. I.E. adding/removing Component Presentations or changing the ordering. I have distilled my ...
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How to determine if publishing to SiteEditable/XPM-enabled site?

How can one determine if the Template is being published to a site with SiteEdit/XPM enabled? When Experience Manager is installed, Publication Target in the CME has a flag "Enable for inline editing"...
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Experience Manager and Razor templating

I have one simple question: We are using Razor templating in Tridion 2013 SP1. Is it including the Experience manager tags to the generated HTML? Or Do we need to add the EM tags manually?
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Blocked CSS files for Session Preview only in Internet Explorer

I'm troubleshooting a Session Preview issue in Experience Manager for an ASP.NET training site (IIS 7.5). Setup: Site.Master includes: <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" ...
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Experience Manager: Different publications for saving and localizing

We have a blueprint whereby all components are created at the publication 02 Global Content. A number of language publications which inherit from this are used for translating components. Is there a ...
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Unable to preview the page. There is no publication target defined for this SiteEdit enabled website?

I'm trying to set up Preview on an XPM-enabled site. The XPM part works fine, but when I press "Update Preview" I get this message: "Unable to preview the page. There is no publication target defined ...
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How can I get Experience Manager Session Preview temporary files to be tidied up?

Experience Manager Session Preview causes temporary files to be created for pages and binaries in my staging website (html pages published to Tomcat 7 - stuff like index_789816da-1614-403f-9538-...
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How to detect Experience Manager being active?

I know that in Tridion 2013 there is a flag in the ambient data framework which informs the website application whenever session preview is requested. However, i would also like to know when the ...
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Tridion 2013 Experience Manager fails to update the preview because of internal server error

I have installed and configured Tridion 2013. It is working like a charm now. Then I've installed and configured the Experience Manager without any visible problems. But when I tried to test it on a ...
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How to set up user interface update for SDL Tridion 2011

We were trying to set up UI 2011 in Tridion. We have contacted Tridion Support for the steps for installing Tridion UI 2011. They gave us a link for the documentation http://sdllivecontent.sdl.com/...
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Why are my TCDL Tags not converted to XPM markup?

After upgrading a 2013 GA environment to 2013 SP1 I am trying the new TCDL syntax for marking fields (<tcdl:Field/> and <tcdl:FieldValue/>). The problem is that this syntax does not get ...
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Using Tridion2012UI Experience Manager tags with Razor templates

I'm trying to use Dominic Cronin's Tridion2012UI functions as detailed at https://github.com/TridionPractice/tridion-practice/wiki/TridionUI2012FunctionsForUseInHtmlTemplates with Razor templates. I ...
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Why do Experience Manager TBBs insist on outputting a new tag around every Component Presentation and Component Field?

So Tridion UI/XPM/SiteEdit default TBBs output a <span> tag around each Component Presentation and Field changing the DOM and sometimes conflicting with your site's styles. So a project has ...
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Extending Tridion Experience Manager

We are looking for some examples / explanation on how to extend Experience Manager We want to add a layer / popup window that shows webanalytics data of that page/component, similar to the (show ...
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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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How can I manage the SiteEditURL parameter through DTAP

In order to configure Experience Manager, you add a SiteEditURL to the parameters of the "Enable inline editing for Page" TBB. This refers to your content manager server in a specific environment. ...
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Smart Target Icon doesn't appear in XPM

I have a problem i one of my environments. When I am logged in XPM, I can't see the target icon neither targeted regions in my properties page. But ST works because i can see the promotion selected. ...
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Why are the filenames of XPM temporary files truncated?

When executing a session preview, we can see in the logs HandleSessionContentUtil - Will write content file.... giving the location where the file gets written to disk. We can also see that this ...
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Best way to handle the fields which are getting writen out on “hover” state

I am using SDL Tridion 2013 and the latest version of Experience manager on my website. Currently I am looking for a better solution to make some fields editable through experience manager. I haven'...
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ClassCastException trying to run update preview

I am getting a java.lang.ClassCastException after clicking on the Update Preview button. The setup is using a standard Tridion 2013 Content Delivery stack (not the magic stuff some of you saw at #...
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<add text> placeholders disappear sporadically in Experience Manager

I have a multi-value embedded schema field with 4 subfields: subheading, text, image and caption, all of which are optional. Even if there is no field value, my template writes out the XPM markup to ...
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Mixing Workflow with Experience Manager (Session Preview)

Has anybody worked together with the Session Preview of Experience Manager and workflow? I think there is a problem of saving automatically the modified components in the experience manager whenever ...
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Session Preview - Authorization failed

I am configuring UI 2012 on Tridion 2011 SP1 HR2 I am currently bamboozled by an error I get when clicking "Update Preview" It makes a call to /WebUI/Models/SiteEdit/Services/Services.svc/...
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Abstracting the ambient data framework to a webservice

I have a DD4T site that we are trying to implement using a WCF service provider model so that the content delivery is separated from the website. We are using Tridion 2011 SP1. We have created a WCF ...
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Razor mediator integration with UI2012 - Best practices

We are using Razor Mediator 5.3 templating engine with Tridion 2011 SP1 edition and host an ASP .NET 4.0 application. Now, we are trying to integrate UI2012 with the application. I need some ...
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Can't edit binary files in Experience Manager

I have installed Experience Manager for Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1. When installing I had to configure a 'Content Delivery session preview Web service'. I got the service to work by removing type mappings ...
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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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Text in rich textbox disappears when trying to edit with Experience Manager for a DD4T site

I am trying to edit the content of a page using experience manager in Tridion2013 SP1 for a DD4T site. When I click on the rich text box, Content from the textbox disappears at sudden. I have checked ...
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Does it matter what container element to use for Experience Manager markup?

While playing around with manually injecting XPM markup in rendered HTML I have noticed that it doesn't seem to matter what element precedes the HTML comments, as long as there is a container element ...
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XPM Session Storage configuration for JNDI

I can use a JNDI name in my storage_conf.xml file for the standard content delivery database, but. This is great as we can create a single storage file that is used in all environments and remains ...
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Experience Manager (XPM) without CDA in client application

Part I: Is it possible to use Experience Manager (specifically to make *existing content modifications) from an application that does not use content delivery (CDA) binaries. For example, from static ...
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