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  1. The Ability Schedule Webpage Updates

    Replace the "Save" button with two buttons: one that says "Publish now" and one that says "Publish later" with the ability to select a date and time for the page to publish the updates.

    9 votes
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  2. Copied pages should initially be in edit state

    Copying a published document should not make the copied version publish, as you should be able to decide whether that copy should be published or not.

    At the moment that document becomes published by default, there should be a way for this not to be done automatically.

    It should go to a draft state, therefore unpublished if using workflow.

    26 votes
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  3. Page stylesheet url to include cache breaking string

    Stylesheets are usually cached in browsers, so users either need to clear the cache or wait till the cache expires for any change in css to be reflected. Ideal way to approach this would be to have a cache breaking querystring (like last modified date or latest version number) to stylesheet link that kentico adds to the header, so whenever we update the stylesheet it reflects immediately for a user.

    18 votes
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  4. Bulk upload of files into content tree

    We had a client who wanted to assign per-file and per-folder permissions in their site. Initially we tried to use media galleries, but permissions on those can only be assigned at the gallery (root folder) level.

    As a work-around, we looked at using the content tree, but the inability to upload files in bulk was a deal breaker there. We ended up solving the problem by using multiple media libraries and just organizing the documents in a way where we could assign permissions by library.

    It would be great if you guys could allow files to be bulk-uploaded to the…

    9 votes
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  5. Multi-site media libraries with CDN

    Allow Kentico media libraries to be used cross-site with a CDN. If all sites on an installation use the same CDN it would be great to be able to use assets from other sites without having the domain prepended to the URL.

    5 votes
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  6. Remove Default Bootstrap Classes

    When using many of Kentico's default controls (CMSButton, CMSTextBox etc), standard CSS classes are being added by default (btn, form-control etc).

    What I'd like to see is some way of overriding this because the front end we make for our websites is created before the Kentico site is made. Therefore we often have to override the CSS styles that have been set when the bootstrap classes outputted by Kentico conflict with the styles we have front ended. For example, a page might not have been front ended with a "btn" class on a button, but when Kentico adds it, it…

    31 votes
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  7. Allow "content only" pages to be converted to standard pages and vice versa

    During development we made a decision to create certain page types as "Content Only" pages.

    Unfortunately, later in development a decision was made to include a detail pages for these page types and therefore they need to be changed to standard page types.

    Please add the ability to convert between the two types, otherwise the "risk/reward" balance means there is little point in using "content only" page types.

    38 votes
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  8. Remove Tilde from URLs for MVC

    Currently, when you create an HTML field in Kentico and then render it into a view on an MVC site, it appends a tilde (~) to the start of any relative URL path.

    This causes links to break and according to Kentico Support this is the expected behavior.

    It seems like there should be an option to remove the tilde.

    This is in reference to Support Ticket #0094000107.

    13 votes
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  9. Get files url with native extensions (image.jpg and not image.aspx)

    We need to be able to get the files url with native extensions example ****/image.jpg and not .aspx.
    we need this to be used with third party sites, for example we are not able to share an image using Facebook as it sees it as a webpage and not an image, so it doesn't generate preview for it.
    In the other hand we are facing the same issue with a 3rd party pdf viewer that we are using.

    So allowing the developer to access the url with the native extension will be a great help.

    thank you

    110 votes
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  10. Infinite scrolling

    Instead of a ordinary pager, provide an option to asynchronously load more items when a user scrolls to the bottom of the page - aka. infitine scrolling. I would also like an option to limit how many times it should load the data(make it finite). It would be also helpful If the URL address changes during the async load(HTML5 History API), so a I can send the address to somebody and he/she views the same content as I.

    121 votes
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  11. Rewrite web parts and widgets with responsive design in mind

    Many of the standard web parts that require width and height entries only accept fixed pixel entries (eg. image and text web parts, Google maps, etc.). It would be great if one could enter percentages as well.

    51 votes
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  12. Select which culture of a document to sync

    On multi-cultural sites, almost all of the time you only want to stage / sync one culture version of a document to the live site.

    Currently this is not possible, and all culture versions of the document are staged across.

    I would like to see either:

    a) each culture change shown as a separate staging item in the queue
    b) ability to define which cultures to stage when performing a sync
    c) or both?

    Open to suggestions on implementation.

    173 votes
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  13. 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.…

    5 votes
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  14. 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.

    7 votes
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  15. Unsubscribe a lot of names at once

    I have many emails that I need to remove from my lists. I would like to import a list and opt them out in one shot.

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  16. Provide 'where used' and link checking functionality

    For users it is extremely hard to keep track of links, pages and images.
    Especially when the content tree or medialibrary needs to be restructured.

    I know there is already funtionality which creates aliasses automatically, but in the end that is not a real solution.

    So it would be great if you could see where a specific document or medialibrary-item is used.
    This could be done by analyzing the html which comes from the fckeditor.

    It would also be great if some kind of periodically link checking would be done, so the users get notified if there are any broken…

    212 votes
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  17. 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.

    10 votes
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  18. 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

    3 votes
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  19. 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…

    6 votes
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  20. Repeater/Viewers Having Generic filters apply to datasource not just path

    When a repeater or a Viewer is given a path you can add filters like where, order by, class names. You should be able to do that even if a datasource was provided. All the filters can easily be applied to a data source. It would also allow generic Datasources to be made for a page and then used for several items. This way it would help reduce calls to the DB.

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