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What are the best practices to manage the sitemap for a Tridion website?

As a general requirement some/almost all of our clients require the website’s sitemap to publish automatically whenever a page gets created and published. Generally we implement this functionality ...
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Migrating Event System from 5.3 to 2011 SP1

We are currently in the process of upgrading from Tridion R5.3 SP1 to Tridion 2011 SP1. One of the parts to upgrade is the event system which we will also be migrating from VB to .NET (C#). ...
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How to Increase content Porter Importing File Size

We were trying to import Publications using Content Porter 2009. Even if we try to import one single component. We are getting below error unable to upload package.Access to server could be ...
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How to write out full Page URL in a Page Template

For every Page I want to write out a meta tag in the HTML head containing the full Page URL. How do I build up this URL including domain name? We're using SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 with modular templates.
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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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When performing an upgrade, is it a problem if there are active workflow process items?

I think in general the answer to this is No, however I do remember that there were some significant changes to Workflow between versions 5.2 and 5.3 (and the upgrade in question is from 5.2) which ...
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What should I look out for when upgrading from R5.2 to 2011 SP1

I am looking for some insight into real world experience of upgrading a Tridion 5.2 SP1 system to 2011 SP1. What must be changed or will definitely break (GUI extensions for example), what areas are ...
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Determining the version of Razor Mediator installed

I am setting up a new SDL Tridion environment and need to install the Razor Mediator (on both the Content Manager and Publisher servers). I want to make sure that the environment that I am setting up ...
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How do I remove a component template which publishes Dynamic Component Presentations?

While trying to figure out why components on one of our publications take longer to publish then on other publications we discovered an old component template that existed on just that publication. It ...
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How do you get a user's name and description from their ID in the SDL Tridion Anguilla framework

I have written a GUI extension for SDL Tridion 2011 SP1. The GUI consists of an extra ribbon button and event handler which is triggered when a component is saved. My event handler is registered as ...
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Core Service client in PowerShell

I am trying Andrey's way to create a Core Service client in Powershell and having this issue. I recreate the example on my Windows 7 machine. So far I learned I have run PowerShell ISE as root and ...
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During GUI Extension development, what are the likely causes of a blank user interface with a grey bar

When working on a GUI extension, it is very easy to break the GUI, so that the normal contents of the dashboard don't show up on start up. Instead, you get a Grey box (the NavigationHeader div) ...
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How do you monitor the health of the Tridion Services?

I am implementing SDL Tridion on a large corporate network. My client wants to see a demo of how they can monitor the availability/health of the Tridion Services. Can anyone tell me what service can ...
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SchemaTitleCriteria yield no results in SDL Tridion Broker Query

I have a simple SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 Broker Query to retrieve a list of Component URIs. All of my Components are embedded on Pages, and not using Dynamic Component Templates. The following code ...
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Tridion 2009 C# : How To add a custom Schema name space

I'm creating a web service in C# for Tridion 2009. This web service creates a schema in Tridion based on an XML input file. The schema gets created just fine. But I can't seem to change the schema ...
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How can you extend the default behavior of Tridion.Cme.Commands.Open.prototype._execute()?

I have written a GUI extension which adds an additional tab to many of the Item views in the SDL Tridion CME (e.g. Component, Page and Schema etc.). I have also written some JavaScript which loads ...
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How do you configure an SDL Tridion CME extension for a subset of views?

I have created a new editor for SDL Tridion which adds some new functionality to the ribbon bar. This is enabled by adding the following snippet to the editor.config <!-- ItemCommenting ...
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Tridion 2011 event system - DCP

We're trying to catch the event when a DCP publishing action was committed successfully. In the subscribe we have the following line of code: _eventSubscriptions.Add(EventSystem.Subscribe<...
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How do you remove the “Localize” button from SDL Tridion SiteEdit 2009

I am using SDL Tridion SiteEdit 2009, and would like to remove the Localize button from the ComponentPresentation rollover borders. I have done this in the past, but have no recollection of how I did ...
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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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Locating a dependent Hotfix (80451) [closed]

We are currently applying hotfixes to a new build of SDL Tridion 2011 SP1+HR1 and have come across Hotfix CME_2011.1.1.83722 This hotfix fixes problem: Unpublishing a page shows also shows the that ...
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Is it possible to run a PHP website published from Tridion with basic CD functionality?

Is it possible to run a PHP website published from Tridion with basic Content Delivery functionality? By "basic CD functionality" I mean that it would need to support Component Linking and the ...
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Search in multiple folders via core service?

The code snippet below successfully returns a list of items that have changed recently. Is there a way to include multiple search folders or do I need to do separate searches for that? ...
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SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 - Javascript errors in Firefox 19.0

I have recently installed the SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 CME and can successfully load and browse the content manager in IE8/9 without issues. However, in Firefox version 19.0 I can see no items in the ...
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What might cause my events system not to “fire” when events take place?

I have the following code, which is as generic an events system as you could imagine. When it's deployed, and I attach a debugger to the process, when an event takes place I can see the assembly ...
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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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In a custom resolver, how can I determine that the current resolve was triggered by publishing to children in a parent publication?

In a custom resolver, I wish to modify the resolving behaviour only if the item is being published from a parent publication. IResolver.Resolve() has various parameters which may be useful (but maybe ...
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Cannot insert the value NULL into column error

We keep getting the below error repeatedly in the production environment of our application. Error: No data found. [ETA_ITEMS, U] Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'ITEM_ID', table '...
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How can I return extra columns (like ItemType & WebDAV Folder) when using GetSearchResults() for an IdentifiableObject

I used the code sample below to return a list of recently-modified items from the Core Service. GetSearchResults() returns an array of IdentifiableObjectData's. Can I include extra columns in the ...
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GUI Extension - Unable to populate item using minor version

How to populate an item using minor version? Am using the below code snippet. var item = $models.getItem('tcm:222-7244-64-v1'); - Works fine. var item = $models.getItem('tcm:222-7244-64-v1.3'); - ...
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Can you change the default hyperlink 'Type' value

Is it possible to change the default value for the hyperlink 'Type' drop down to be 'Component' instead of 'http://'? Nine times out of ten a content editor will change this drop down to Component ...
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Pasting images into a RTF in Experience Manager

Is there are way to modify the behavior when pasting an image in a RTF using the Experience Manager?
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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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Creating a Multiple Operation Progress Bar

I've currently using Tridion 2011 SP1 and would like to create a long running process. The process receives update by polling a external service till it's done. Example of this bar: So what I would ...
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How to get the metadata of a page(minor version) in Tridion for Context Menu Item?

Workflow is enabled in the system. There is a context menu button added to the editor which makes use of Page metadata. The Event System will update the current page path in the page metadata on when ...
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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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List of items in DD4T

I would like to get a list of news items from the Broker in DD4T. I created a Controller to query the Broker and build a list of items using my own Model. The View iterates over the list and deploys ...
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Referencing data stored in other systems from Tridion 2011?

I have a number of external systems I would like to integrate my Tridion Published website with. I need my editors to be able to tag Components (or maybe Pages) with an ID of an item stored in another ...
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Do custom events fired on the Tridion UI also get triggered when we use Tridion Core Services?

We have a custom event fired on Component Save when the Tridion UI is used. We have another application running as a Windows Service which creates and saves components using Tridion Core Services. ...
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Component Template Used in DD4T for Multiple Component Presentations with Same Component

How is the resolving of the Component Presentations done with DD4T? We had a strange situation where an older Component Presentation was shown for our Page but using a different CT. Looking into the ...
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Tridion 2011 GUI Extensions: What is the proper usage of the pagetype element in the configuration?

One of the requirements for a Tridion GUI Extension which I'm building is that there needs to be a 'configurations' page, where Tridion users can provide certain settings. I am trying to create a ...
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How to handle Custom URLs on Tridion 2011 which are written in ASP on Tridion 2009?

After our upgrade to Tridion 2011, I was trying to convert our Tridion 2009 Custom URL code written using ASP, to work on 2011. While working on this, I was stuck with a few API's that are not ...
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Tridion Gui Extension Error Message: Unable to get unique id for element. What is the cause?

I'm trying to build a GUI Extension to 2011. One of my requirements is that there be a 'settings' page for this extension that a Tridion user can access from the Ribbon. When Tridion loads, the GUI ...
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Is it possible to maintain line feeds in User Generated Content (UGC) comments?

I have implemented my own set of custom UGC controls that load and save data via the oData service to support commenting on articles in a Tridion 2011 SP1 site. The client has requested that we allow ...
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Timeout in the TridionUploadAssembly

I have a timeout (around 30 secs) when using the TcmUploadAssembly tool. Which timeout setting can I change to increase this? Specifying a longer timeout in the command line of the TcmUploadAssembly ...
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How to select a check box by default for existing pages when modifying the metadata schema used by those page?

Workflow is enabled in the system. All pages in the system are associated with the metadata schema. Adding a new check box field to the metadata schema with a default value results in auto selection ...
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Accessing Embedded Schema fields via list of Component Links

I have a razor component template which is looping through a list of component links trying to read out fields that come from an embedded schema. The Embedded Schema contains fields like Title, Body, ...
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Use of Session in our WCF Service for the model makes the Communicator service hang

We're in the process of building a extension. This extension has a Editor and a Model. In the Model we have a service defined that acts as a Proxy to a external service. Doing all the XML ...
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Tridion Web UI shows error Not enough Storage to complete this action

I had seen that Tridion UI is displaying the error Not enough Storage to complete this action. I checked the event log of Tridion and I see a series of errors The number of render failures has ...
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Deployer extension / Navigation XML

We've been discussing how to build navigation that is inline with the content that is published from SDL Tridion. We typically see two approaches: 1) An xml page is published from sdl tridion that ...

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