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  • Image selector does not display untranslated images

    Feb 22, 2014, 16:46 PM
    Problem: When you have two or more languages for example: Language1 and Language2 and you create a page on the first language you will see all of your images (images from the same language version as the one of the page) because they will have Language1 translation. However if you ...
  • Forcing all site's traffic under SSL prevents publishing content and pages

    Jan 17, 2014, 08:52 AM
    Problem: Defining a rule in IIS's UrlRewrite module to force all site calls under https causes problems with publishing content items and pages. This is caused because of the Workflow service which cannot operate when called through the SSL. Solution: In order to overcome the problem when using UrlRewrite you ...
  • Adding Stats Grid Column to Dynamic Modules Created Before Analytics is Configured

    Dec 18, 2013, 02:27 AM
    If you have a dynamic module that was created before the Analytics module was installed or activated, you will not see the statistics column. We don’t add the column to existing dynamic modules as we may cause troubles for users that changed their grid view columns. If you want to ...
  • String was not recognized as a valid DataTime error when configuring Analytics

    Nov 14, 2013, 16:17 PM
    Problem: In step 3 of configuring Analytics module you are getting: String was not recognized as a valid DataTime. The problem could be encountered if the default frontend language is different than English. Solution: Set the English languages as a default frontend language. Then configuring the Analytics module.
  • The type System.SerializableAttribute exists in both assemblies

    Nov 14, 2013, 15:52 PM
    Problem: The SerializableAttribute is defined in two assemblies. Compilation Error Description: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific error details and modify your source code appropriately. Compiler Error Message: CS0433: The type 'System.SerializableAttribute' exists in both 'c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscorlib.dll' ...
  • Language based form submission notifications

    Oct 31, 2013, 03:22 AM
    Problem: If a user subscribes for a form, no matter in which language the form is submitted, they will be notified. If a user wants to receive notifications only for certain languages, there is no setting for that. Solution: To override this behavior you can switch off the ...
  • Search box missing in for sitefinity 6.0 libraries

    Oct 11, 2013, 07:25 AM
    The search box is availble in sitefinity 6.1 release and configuring those is not needed. Problem: Navigating to Content->Documents & Files in sitefinity 6.0 lacks the search box to search for document libraries by title. Solution: This is a problem in sitefinity 6.0 which is fixed in sitefinity ...
  • Moving Azure connection sting to web config

    Oct 11, 2013, 07:21 AM
    Problem: By default when configuring sitefinity project with thunder for deployment in Azure the connection string gets added to App_Data/Configuration/DataConcfig.config, but in some cases the connection string must be placed in web.config Solution: Move the connection string in web.config by creating the connection string and add the Backend=azure attribute....
  • Solving the 401.1 error when setting up Sitefinity SSO and Windows Authentication

    Oct 7, 2013, 11:56 AM
    Introduction This Sitefinity KB article will discuss methods for solving a login issue when attempting to setup a Sitefinity web project to use Single Sign On (SSO) in conjunction with the downloadable STS web project. This document will extensively reference a KB article that was written by Microsoft Support. Problem...
  • USPS API Changes - July 28, 2013

    Sep 11, 2013, 07:01 AM
    Problem As of July 28, 2013, USPS provides day-specific delivery information for their domestic Priority Mail® service. This means that the Priority Mail® label is returned with additional information about the delivery period which is not supported in the current setup of Sitefinity. This changes with 6.2 SP2. In addition, ...
  • MVC routing fails for MVC widgets in sitefinity 6.1

    Aug 6, 2013, 08:55 AM
    Problem: After upgrade to sitefinity 6.1 the routing for MVC widgets fails with 404 when performing HTTP POST to an ActionResult Solution: The workaround for this problem is to configure a setting for sitefinity pages that will allow routing to work, go to Administation->Settings->Advanced->Pages and check the checkbox named ...
  • Thunder Update Window installing progress stays on 0%

    Jul 22, 2013, 04:12 AM
    Problem: If you use Thunder Update window to update your extension you may experience that the installing progress stays on 0%. Resolution: With Sitefinity Thunder v.1.2.7.1 we have fixed this and we've temporary disabled our Update Window because of a blocking issue in Visual Studio. If your update ...
  • After creating a new item it is not displayed in the items grid

    Jul 10, 2013, 07:32 AM
    Problem: The problem appears only with Sitefinity websites hosted on IIS 7.5 and so far we've confirmed this behavior ot reproduce on IE browsers. The actual behavior is that sometimes when you create a new Sitefintiy content item and publish it, the new item does nto appear in the list ...
  • Lists module is not accessible after upgrade to sitefinity 6.0

    Jul 5, 2013, 11:26 AM
    Problem: After upgrade to sitefinity 6.0 accessing items from the Lists module results in the below error message. Value cannot be null. Parameter name: A name is required to construct the URL for the dialog Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review ...
  • Twitter widget does not work in Sitefintiy versions prior to 6.x

    Jun 27, 2013, 06:35 AM
    With the release of our Sitefinity 6.x versions we have introduced a new Twitter widget that you can use to display your Twitter feeds on a Sitefinity page. This introduction was imposed by a breaking change in the twitter API, which requires that you use only Twitter's generated code (HTML+Javascript) ...
  • Synchronizing Dynamic Modules in Multisite

    Jun 27, 2013, 03:25 AM
    When you create a new dynamic module to one of your sites in Multisite, the system will automatically generate a new provider for this module. However, this new provider will not be in the configuration file (DynamicModulesConfig.config) on the second environment and when you start the synchronization process, the structure ...
  • “Invalid time zone ID” exception on Azure deployed projects

    Jun 7, 2013, 02:40 AM
    Problem: “Invalid time zone ID” exception is thrown when trying to access the backend of the project hosted on Azure. Solution: There are 3 available ways you can overcome the problem: Get the project locally and prior packing and uploading it to Azure, go to Administration->Settings and change the time ...
  • Products cannot be created after uninstalling and reinstalling Ecommerce module in version 6

    Jun 3, 2013, 03:28 AM
    Problem: In version 6, after uninstalling and then installing the Ecommerce module, products from existing product types cannot be created. Cause: In version 6 we introduced workflows per product type. All workflows are mapped in the Workflows.config file in the App_Data/Sitefinity/Configurations folder. When the module is uninstalled, the entries are ...
  • Products cannot be created after upgrading to version 6

    Jun 3, 2013, 03:18 AM
    Problem: After upgrading to version 6, products/product types cannot be created. Cause:In version 6 we introduced workflow per Product Type. There is a bug that prevents users with Standard license + Ecommerce add-on from creating products/product types. All higher licenses that include Ecommerce by default are not affected. Solution: ...
  • Pages with product list throw 404 after upgrade to version 6

    May 27, 2013, 08:50 AM
    There was a bug in previous versions that caused the Product List widget to cause parameter validation to be always valid, as a result it always opened the page without throwing a 404.  If your pages using the product list start throwing 404, please, try the solutions described in this ...
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