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Are there plans for DXA .NET on ASP.NET Core?

The answer is yes, DXA does have plans to move to .NET Core, in line with the plans for SDL Web to move its APIs to .NET Core. These plans actually date back to February 2016 back when .NET Core 1.0 ...
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Publishing images for CSS in DXA HTML Design zip

There is a component which is linked to in the HTML design component called build-files. It points to the Modules/Core/Admin/Build Files component. This component's zip file contains a gruntfile ...
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Accessing Page Model Metadata from Entity View in DXA

The page model is available in an entity view though the WebRequestContext. @WebRequestContext.PageModel It is considered bad practice though to use page data in your entity view. It is code smell, ...
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Web 8 DXA 1.5 Java web site failing with "Unable to get response from OData service"

It turns out this is all to do with encoding. In each microservice bin/start.sh script replace the JVM_OPTIONS with this: JVM_OPTIONS="-Xrs -Xms256m -Xmx512m -Dorg.apache.tomcat.util.buf.UDecoder....
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SDL Web 8.5 + AngularJS + DXA

The problem with using DXA 1.x for a client side JavaScript framework is that you are using a fully blown MVC web application to essentially deserialize JSON and map it to models. It can certainly do ...
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SDL Web 8.5 + AngularJS + DXA

I've seen an implementation DXA was set up to just be a JSON API. Vue.js was used as the templating framework. XPM was dealt with by using .NET Core to render VueJS server-side (So XPM was accessing ...
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How to install the DXA 2.1 Model Service extension

Indeed! documentation is bit unclear, an example command not work for windows, I did manage to install successfully, I have sent the message to fix the documentation, I will leave the comment in the ...
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How to render component presentation dynamically based keyword in DXA 1.5

The recommended way to achieve such dynamic, query-based page assembly in DXA is by creating a custom Controller. Unfortunately, DXA doesn't support custom Region Controllers yet, but you can create ...
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DXA & DD4T: Activate json compression

You can turn it back on in your Spring dispatcher servlet XML: <!-- DD4T Provider beans --> <bean id="binaryProvider" class="org.dd4t.providers.impl.BrokerBinaryProvider"> <...
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Wrong topology configuration issue

To update Website in Topology Manager use following command: Set-TtmWebsite -Id websiteId -BaseUrls newBaseUrls Full list of Topology Manager commands are listed by: docs
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How to enable XPM button on DXA, SDL Web 8

For starters on Web 8, the XPM button is on the top right, and the CME URL in your pages is coming from a configuration file, which is generated when you publish the Publish Settings Page in the ...
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Referencing the SDL.Web.Tridion Assembly in DXA

With "the DXA 1.7 Nuget package" I'm guessing you mean "SDL Digital eXperience Accelerator Framework for SDL Web 8", which when you inspect the contents of the package, does contain the SDL.Web....
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Custom Link and Richtext processing in DXA Java 1.7

Some time ago, we also worked on a DXA implementation where we customized the link resolver (I think we were using DXA 1.5 or 1.6, but the approach should be similar). The Spring framework should ...
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Is there a supported way to split up the DXA Master publication in a schema and template publication?

Lets start with a few (short) answers: Q: is splitting the DXA Master publication supported A: in short: no. slightly longer: depending on what you expect under supported, but as you already ...
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DXA website header and footer do not work on DXA 2.1

Indeed!, you missed to Installing the DXA Model Extension in content service. Try the following steps to fix: Create the extensions folder in content service root. Copy the \dxa\cis\dxa-model-...
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Keyword key field mandatory

There's no 'out of the box' way to make the Key field of a Keyword mandatory, unfortunately. I recommend that you do this using the Tridion Events System. It should be quite simple to write the ...
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DXA 2.1 Map two publications to the same application

It's not possible to use the exact same url for two mapped publications. This way, DXA would never know which publication to use to read content from. You can point two publications to one dxa web app,...
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Add new option inside the Hyperlink window

As Neil and Mark have noted, what you are looking for is a GUI extension extending the FormatArea.js and three other JavaScript and ASPX files: %Tridion Home%\Web\WebUI\Core\Controls\FormatArea\...
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Create page with region .NET

When you are trying to create a page with regions, Tridion would give a notification asking you to update the set of nested Regions to make it valid. In the Event System code, you would want to ...
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In Web 8 Components stopped resolving after changing Publication path

This is a bit long for a comment but after walking through this I'll either delete or change to be an answer. Can you clarify what you mean by when I tried to publish a Component, it is not resolving....
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Can DXA be configured to not have to recycle app pool after republishing theme?

DXA agressively caches configuration settings in-memory for performance reasons, but the AdminController (/admin/refresh URL) can be used to flush the cache without having to recycle the AppPool.
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How to disable XPM on Live Target with SDL web 8.1.1 Business type

As Nuno mentioned, SDL Web 8 in general uses the presence of the Preview Service Capability in the CD Environment (Discovery Service) to determine if it is XPM-enabled or not. DXA automatically ...
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Create own DXA site from scratch

Next to the valuable answers from others, here as my answers/comments to your questions: Created a new publication 120 MyBlog, which inherited from 100 Master Consider keeping a Publication ...
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Is it mandatory to use the STUB schema, installed by DXA Media Manager Module?

No you don't have to use the Media Manager ECL Stub Schema provided as part of the DXA Media Manager Module, as long as you ensure that the Schema title is exactly the same (it's the default title for ...
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DXA integration with Azure

As far as your web application (in this case, DXA, though that's not necessarily relevant) is concerned it's just a different place to connect the CD API up to so, yes, I think it would just be a ...
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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 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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How to execute XPM features on Shared Widget on Third Party Page

XPM will always need a Page URL to work, but it can deal with editing content which isn't embedded on that Page. So when supplying the XPM markup, you have to ensure you are adding the Page markup ...
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DXA Views in separate Visual Studio project?

I haven't tried this with DXA specifically, but we have once implemented a .NET mvc site where views were compiled, and added to the main project as a dll. The tool we used to do this is called ...
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Clicking Back Button on browser returns JSON Model of page

This is browser specific Cache issue, Add "Vary: Accept" to the response header and try to replicate your issue. I had resolved similar issue with above setting.
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