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DXA Java Model mapping issue

I think the problem here is that the implicit semantic mapping "de-pluralizes" the name of a list-type property. So, a property called "items" implicitly maps to a CM field called "item". However, as ...
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Category-based Navigation in DXA

The DXA Web App has to be configured for Category/Taxonomy-based navigation too; OOTB it uses a so-called Static Navigation Provider and for Taxonomy-based Navigation you need the Dynamic Navigation ...
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DXA: Disable DD4T EHCache

That EHCache uses a lot of memory makes sense, since when caching is turned on, it will use the configured amount of memory to store items. If you disable cache, be prepared to take a big ...
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Intermediate link "/redirect/" not working in the Experiment

For such URL to resolve, you have to ensure you have a Publication which maps to the Website root (you don't have to actually publish anything in that Publication, but just have a mapping in Topology ...
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Getting NullPointerException when browsing a page

Be sure to publish the 'Publish Settings' page. Then also access http://localhost:8080/admin/refresh to make sure the new internal .json files are up to date on the filesystem.
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What are the steps to be followed to upgrade the DXA Java framework from 1.5 to 1.6?

The DXA upgrade procedure is documented here: http://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20DXA-v7/GUID-7BBD251F-E5AB-4A40-B57A-51E3F7635C17 Admittedly, this is DXA 1.7 docs, but the procedure ...
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What are the steps to be followed to upgrade the DXA Java framework from 1.5 to 1.6?

Please take a look at the SDL docs for the new features Changes introduced in DXA 1.6. Looking at the core module seperation feature, there seems to be quite a bit of change in CMS side as well. Its ...
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All binary images stopped working when created Ttm Mapping with default value for Relative Url

The "Images URL" (a.k.a. "Multimedia URL") is supposed to be "under" the "Publication URL". The way you have it configured currently indeed results in images being resolved in context of the 500 ...
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DXA 1.6 cms upgrade script

Although DXA supported upgrades since v1.1, the (simple) upgrade procedure was indeed not documented till DXA 1.7: http://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20DXA-v7/GUID-7BBD251F-E5AB-4A40-...
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DXA Link resolver issue

Despite your pictures, the structure of your View Models (and how they map to Components in CM) is not quite clear to me. For example: what does "Component as embedded field" mean? Do you mean you ...
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DXA Java Model mapping issue

After generating trace level log, I was able to identify that issue is because of the creating view model with default mapping. In Trace log it was showing error message: 05:56:16.770 [http-nio-8080-...
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DXA 1.6 website: Error: No matching Localization found for the image url

The settings are cached agressively in the DXA Web App. If you change/republish the settings, you either have to restart your DXA Web App or use the /admin/refresh URL to flush the cache. Furthermore,...
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Can we have all these (SDL web8.1.1, DXA 1.6, Experience Optimization installed on single machine considering its DEV Environment

Yes, you can do that; we also do that on some of our test environments. You do have to ensure your machine has sufficient memory. Something like 16 GB.
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How to quickly add Experience Optimization to an existing Environment, website build on SDL Web 8.1.1 and DXA 1.6 framework

Yes, but you can skip the step to install XO in your website/app; that is covered by the DXA XO Module installation. Yes.
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Web Form implementation in SDL web8 + DXA 1.6

DXA 1.6 provides basic support for HTML Forms. See http://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20DXA-v6/GUID-2C331449-7CF4-4031-8080-85B3F478F700 This support includes: Support for managing ...
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How to skip DXA default website items on Production Environment during DXA installation

I'm a bit surprised that you want to do a new DXA Installation on Production; I would expect items to be ported (using Content Porter) from a Test/Acceptance environment instead. Regardless, you can ...
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Promotion not getting displayed on webpage using Experience Optimization module for DXA 1.6

OK, let me walk you through the analysis of the artifacts you provided: The JSON reveals two issues: There is no XpmMetadata at all for the ST Region. That explains why Model.GetStartQueryMarkup is ...
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DXA 1.6 cms upgrade script

Yes! the DXA Framework is separated from basic but optional Views and View Models that were used in example implementation from DXA 1.6 onward. If you are installing it in CMS for your existing ...
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Extending DynamicList in DXA 1.6

Functionally speaking, if you say the list contains unexpected items, it sounds like you didn't properly specify the query for the list in CM. Technically speaking, the flow is as follows: You ...
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What TBBs or finishing actions are responsible for putting linked components in a database?

Expansion of Component Links is done in DD4T TBBs (DXA 1.x) or the DXA Model Builders in DXA R2. Note that static (CM-side) expansion means that the data of the linked Component/Keyword is embedded ...
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image loading very slow on page

Tracking the root of the issue is difficult but let us put out the scenarios so that you can narrow down the issue. In general, the DXA is just another web application and best practices to setup a ...
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XPM is not enabled in SDL Web 8

Although there are indeed a lot of moving parts to XPM, it should actually be quite simple to get it to work with DXA, because it has built-in support for XPM. As Nick mentioned, XPM is typically ...
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XPM is not enabled in SDL Web 8

As Nick says, there could be lots of reasons why the XPM icon is not showing. If it were me, then I'd start by checking whether the Page Settings HTML comment and the XPM (a.k.a. SiteEdit) JavaScript ...
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XPM is not enabled in SDL Web 8

At the very basic surface, a Tridion system has 3 core nodes: CM, DXA Staging (Preview) web app, and DXA Live web app. XPM should be set up on the Staging web app, not the Live. So make sure you're ...
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Custom binary publisher with an older version DD4T

Create a new Custom Build Manager extending default BuildManager (DD4T.Templates.Base.Builder).In this implementation, use your custom BinaryPublisher extendending default (DD4T.Templates.Base.Utils). ...
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Extending DynamicList in DXA 1.6

Three causes of this problem: 1. The field [Key] of keyword should be trainingeducation.specialOffer 2. Only custom metadata is available I was trying to render fields in my list view which are not ...
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All binary images stopped working when created Ttm Mapping with default value for Relative Url

The cd_dynamic conf resolution happens during application start up. The CdConfigLocalizationResolver (Sdl.Web.Tridion) sorts publications by Path in descending order for / or empty. Based on this ...
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How can I use the Sitemap page (default) in DXA 1.6 for my custom pages

The DXA site navigation is documented here http://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20DXA-v6/GUID-4A757BE5-AED2-4AEE-B9A0-E2A1BEE30C49 There are two ways to implement navigation: ...
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SDL Web8 with DXA 1.6: How can we implement simplest personalization on a web page created on using SDL Web8 with DXA 1.6

The Personalization and Profiling functionality is considered legacy and is not available in the SDL Web 8 CIL API. You can use conditional Component Presentations based on Context Expressions using ...
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DXA 1.6 ROOT.war not working on Tomcat 8

Looks like it was the Tomcat version that was cuasing the problem.
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