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  1. timezone display on admin site

    Administration site does not display correct time (as set in timezone settings) except few places like Pages and Reports.

    This must work across the board.
    For example EventLog and Users last login timestamps are useless without being converted to site's timezone.

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      0 comments  ·  Platform  ·  Admin →
    • Media Library search of file title and file description

      When keyword searching a media library, the search only searches the file name. It would be very helpful to have the search also look at the file title and file description fields that can be set on the file.

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      • Exclude email tracking stats like open rate, click rate, etc from certain IP's or email domains.

        Today we see open rate, click rate, etc for the entire list that the email was sent to. Our entire company is on our email lists so we can get a clear picture of the effectiveness of our various email marketing tactics. The results are being skewed by our internal recipients.

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        • Support FraudLabs Pro Fraud Screening

          You should support fraud validation by integrating to 3rd party screening service. FraudLabs Pro providing free service and it will bring a lot of benefits to users.

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            1 comment  ·  E-commerce  ·  Admin →
          • Media Library, set and remember 'Items per page' for Pagination

            1. Set and Remember 'Items per page' preferences (in Media Library / per User).

            Currently when we change the items per page settings in Media Library, we can go to other folders in the Media Library and the # of items is remembered correctly.
            When exiting and re-entering the Media Library, it defaults back to 10.

            We would like to have a persistent setting of 100, possibly per user.

            2. Respect the cms.config AppSettings CMSDefaultListingPageSize everywhere in pages/pop-ups that have pagination.

            Currently, it seems to affect the Paging application and the amount of results there, yet the pagination in e.g.…

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            • Automatically generate MVC View/Controller/Repository boilerplate

              Currently, Kentico will allow automatic generation of the Model based on page types.
              However, in order to match Kentico's existing structure, you also have to add a View, a Controller, and an Interface and implementation class for the Repository (The latter not strictly necessary, but it is if you want to match Kentico's internal classes' structure.)
              Obviously the View and Controller will need to be customized, but a lot of it (the files themselves, the class definitions and using statements, the constructors for the Controller, etc) are going to be boilerplate.
              Ideally, this would be via something like a zip…

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              • Restoring a Forms from Recycle Bin should restore the data too

                When a Form is deleted and put into the Recycle bin, the data that was already created is not saved. Restoring the Form therefore does not restore the Data.
                The users however expect that not only the form definition, but also the form data will be restored.

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                • Access to global modules for non global administrators

                  Can you please allow application of UI Permissions to global modules so they can be accessed by non global administrator users? A typical use case - an editor periodically creates a new website (there is an unlimited website licence) from pre developed website templates. They need access to the Sites App, but they cannot get it unless they are made global administrators, which is against security practices.

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                  • When you mark an A/B test variant as a winner the system automatically uses that page for visitors going foward.

                    Today you need to manually choose a winner and then manually make the design changes on the page. It would be nice if the system automatically used the winning page for all visitors moving forward.

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                    • Allow screen lock to work with custom authentication logic

                      When creating a custom authentication module as described in the docs here: https://docs.kentico.com/k11/custom-development/handling-global-events/handling-custom-external-authentication
                      the screenlock feature does not make raise the "SecurityEvents.Authenticate.Execute" event and thus you cannot unlock the window without a full refresh, which can take you away from the view you were on at the time.

                      I'd say the lack of this feature makes the implementation of custom authentication incomplete.

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                      • Have the Banners module updated to make sure it stages all of its fields

                        The Banner Module currently does not stage correctly and does not stage 2 fields that are essential to a banners function.
                        "BannerHitsLeft", "BannerClicksLeft"
                        Without these fields, the banners do not function correctly

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                        • More powerful A/B testing: To allow for testing of journeys and product pages

                          Currently the platform only supports 're-direct' type tests: Tests where separate pages are used (each page is a variation).

                          We would like to run these type of tests:
                          - A test that runs over multiple pages of a funnel. e.g. changes are made on every page in a checkout, or on a contact form and a thank-you page.
                          - A test that runs over all product pages (via regex targeting).

                          These type of tests are often required, and are very valuable.

                          3 votes
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                          • Better error message for invalid license in MVC sites

                            When creating an MVC project and using an invalid or expired license, the mvc application is showing a 503.0 error. There should be a friendly message to guide you to look at the Event Log application. Also, the message in the log should be in Error state instead of Warning to really catch your eyes. An invalid or expired license is preventing the application from running, so for example, if we have cron jobs that look for error types and send emails, we won't catch that error in production if the filter is for Error only.

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                            • Implement support for SAML 2.0

                              Officially Kentico only supports SAML 1.0/1.1. Needs to also support SAML 2.0.

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Platform  ·  Admin →
                              • Issue with deleting linked pages

                                For normal content, we can delete a page to remove it from the content tree, for that market. However, if we delete a page that has linked child pages, the linked pages disappear for all markets. We need to prevent this from happening. Maybe a warning that there is a linked content in the folder and an “are you sure you want to remove it from all cultures” dialog you have to respond to?

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                                • ContactJobTitle and ContactCompanyName should be increased to 255 character length.

                                  ContactJobTitle and ContactCompanyName should be increased to 255 character length. We have it configured to have user's information passed to the Contact Management database when they register but 100 characters for Company Name and 50 for Title are too small. They should be atleast 255.

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                                  • Better authoring experience of custom tables

                                    It's really hard to edit, search, filter, sort data for custom tables. It would be nice to have at least a jquery datatable like experience out of the box.

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                                    • Preview in New Tab

                                      Preview mode shows the site in a smaller window. I generally like to open a new tab to see the rendered page. Editors with limited exposure to Kentico don't always know that they can do this.
                                      I thought it would be a good option to add the extra option to open a page in a new tab (via a rollover option that appears under the Preview button perhaps?).
                                      This accomplishes 2 things: It provides a full site view of a page, and secondly, it provides the full display of the url that can be copied. I would find it useful…

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                                      • Don't set height via style in image editor

                                        When resizing an image in the image editor set the height and width properties as attributes not with the style tag. when you set the height and width it makes it difficult to make the image resize automatically with the browser.

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                                        • Connect Store with FB and Instagram

                                          Some of our clients, claim form a FB store, and Instagram integrations, like shopify do.

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