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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 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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Adding a Date option to Session Footprint

We have the following example SmartTarget campaigns set up against dates. Trigger: "Date is between 01/12/2012 and 31/12/2012" "Date is between 01/01/2013 and 03/02/2013" I'd like to add an ...
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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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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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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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What is the XPM markup for rendering a Component Link Wrapper component with separate link text from Component Link?

I am trying to render fields of a schema called "Hyperlink" to be Experience Manager friendly. The schema contains the following fields: Link Text (Type: Text) Internal Link (Type: Component Link) ...
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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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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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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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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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Access Tridion object in Browser Console?

I was trying the answers to this question: How to mass delete Tridion MessageCenter warnings? I noticed in SDL Tridion 2013 SP1, in the Browser console it seems the slide out menu is available using ...
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On an Experience Manager website the UI loads but the component is not editable

I am implementing experience manager on my DD4T Website. I am able to edit Page metadata content but not Component content in Experience Manager. Below is the HTML rendering on my page: <section ...
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404s appearing in console when loading XPM

When we load our pages in XPM the browser console appears to be showing several 404s for resources: http://localhost/SDL/Common/ApplicationHost/ApplicationHost/Views/Frame/cultures/frame.en-US.js?1.0....
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Migrating from SiteEdit to Experience manager

We are already using SiteEdit 2009 SP3 in tridion 2011 sp1 which has dwt, vb script compound templates for pages and components. We are planning to migrate to tridion 2013 sp1 and Experince manager as ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Update Preview weird behaviour in DD4T

We are trying to implement SiteEdit on a DD4T enabled website and while trying to edit the content using SiteEdit we are facing a weird problem. The changes in the preview are updated but only after ...
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XPM inline editing of Multi-valued field inside a multi-valued embedded field

I have a schema with a multi-valued embedded field, which further have multi-valued text field. Need to loop through the embedded field first and then loop through the multi-valued text field - using ...
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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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Session Preview Token Expiration

I am trying to increase the expiration time for my session preview tokens, I wonder if it is configurable. By default it gives you about 3 minutes, but I think it is too short, I would like to ...
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Web 8.5 - Experience Manager Boostrap URL pointing to localhost, how to change to actual website url?

I have Web 8.5 setup with the latest CD Environment. I am using XPM on DWTs and when I publish a page whose template has the "Enable inline editing for Page" TBB on it. I see the SiteEdit script tag ...
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Can we have one DB for both Preview Site and XPM?

We have 2 CDA websites (publication targets), Preview and Live. While setting up the environment, the databases were created for both of these sites through Create Content Delivery DB scripts. Do we ...
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CSS not requested when using Experience Manager Device Preview

I have a simple website which works and renders just fine in Experience Manager (using Chrome v30), however when I switch Device (for example to check it with iPad) the page is loaded without any CSS. ...
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Make component link fields inline editable

I'm working on a Razor template to display a kind of samll FAQ section. Each item of this FAQ (composed by a question and an answer in rich text fields) is added to the FAQ list as a component link ...
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How to pass data from custom Popup to currently selected text editor in Tridion UI 2012 (SiteEdit)?

I am successfully able to open a custom popup and pass the data from the popup to the currently selected editor in CME. But the same custom popup is not working with SiteEdit. The popup opens but the ...
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DD4T Caching causing problem, and changes are reflected even after exiting SiteEdit though the changes were not completed by "Finish Editing"

We are trying to implement SiteEdit on a DD4T enabled website. If we make changes to content and exit SiteEdit by selecting Cancel Editing the changes that were made are still reflected on the pages ...
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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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Tridion Experience Manager Loads New Pages as HTTP instead of HTTPS

Originally this was titled "Tridion Experience Manager New Page Error". We've now determined that new pages are not created in XPM because Tridion requests them as http instead of https. Steps to ...
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How to integrate my custom button into Experience Manager

I have created a custom button, JS and Configuration file and integrated it with the System.Config file and it works successfully. For this I need only to add my config path, virtual directory name ...
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Publishing page on CME is different from that on XPM about default publishing rules for pages. Is it design?

I'm trying to confirm a page publishing behavior on XPM and CME. Setup: Dummy Schema (which have no schema fields.) News Schema News Summary Component Template (CT) with both set: Published as a ...
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SDL Tridion UI 2012 the resource cannot be found 404 error when clicked on finish editing button

I'm trying to complete the installation of the "User Interface Update for Tridion 2011 SP1". Tridion UI does not work, the “Finish Editing” button is not working and throws the below error: The ...
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How to send XPM preview-session-token cookie to Session Content Service?

My environment is Web8, DD4T 2 .net, REST CIL providers, Session-Enabled Content Service, Session Preview Service. XPM in-line markup & editing works. XPM starts and works as expected, except the ...
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Experience Manager - session preview between editors on the same page

From the Experience Manager overview in the docs regarding the Session-enabled Content Service: The Session-enabled Content Service arranges session-specific interaction with the Content Data ...
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Inline editing for image in XPM

I am trying to edit an image field of a component through XPM but not able to get the desired options. Below is the screen shot I have taken all the steps described in this question : "How to change ...
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Update preview always shows warning on DD4T 2 / Java / Web8

I have a Java (Spring MVC) app with DD4T 2 and SDL Web 8. I'm trying to get XPM to work. What's working so far: XPM javascript is loaded correctly XPM Comments are generated Page and CPs are editable ...
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Disable Experience Manager (XPM) DXA 2.0 Java, for specific CT

I have an issue with the DXA Experience Manager. We have XPM in some Component Template of out site, but we need to disable it for specific ones. So we have unchecked the "enable inline editing" in ...
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Could not connect to net.tcp. Error code 10061

In a 2011 to 2013 upgraded environment, I'm getting the following error when updating preview on certain pages (and then performing any actions in the CME. TcmServiceHost also stops. Could not ...
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How to tell if a request is coming from Experience Manager

I want to only render XPM Page/Region/CP/Field markup if the request for the page is coming from Experience Manager (so not when browsing the staging or live sites). Is there some way of using the ADF/...
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What contribution does cd_dynamic_conf make to the workings of Experience Manager?

In the installation guide, we are instructed to modify the cd_dynamic_conf.xml of the website which is to be Experience-Manager-Enabled. The example configuration and explanation are as follows: <...
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Issue with <xpm:init> tag

I'm new to this Tridion and DD4T development and I need some help on XPM. We're currently doing a POC using DD4T version 2.0.2. We are trying to implement inline html editor using XPM tag. The ...
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Problem installing Tridion 2011 SP1 Hotfix Rollup 1 (HR1)

I am trying to install User Interface Update 2012... Reading the documentation for the prerequisites section (in sdllivecontent) I have seen that, first of all, I need to install the Hotfix Rollup 1. ...
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Database exception on Session Broker database for Experience Manager on Tridion 2013 SP1

I'm having difficulties getting Experience Manager working on Tridion 2013 SP1. I have checked against the quick start documentation for Tridion and Experience manager, ensuring I've met each point. ...
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