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  1. Image Attachment Variant Selector

    Would be very cool if I could select a specific variant generated for an image attachment in the editable image component.

    Currently only the root attachment (no variants) are selectable.

    Content editors often can't add a simple "&variant=myvariant" to the image link, because they are not doing "programming" :-)

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  2. Add Progress on Continuous Integration Restore

    If you are processing a very large set of CI items, the CI restore looks like it's just sitting there, taking upwards of an hour depending on how large your data set it. It would be great to have a % progresses indication so we don't think it's just frozen and cancel it.

    As it stands, can't use CI for sites with 10's of thousands of data objects.

    3 votes
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  3. Media Selector For Multiple Assets

    For example: I have PDFs/Images for a product that I need to pick multiple items to show in a side bar or carousel. I could use multiple attachments but doing so will require constantly uploading and items may become outdated which becomes an issue if there is multple pages that have these resources.

    Regards,
    Frank N

    3 votes
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  4. Fix hyperlink bug & inability to add a photo caption in CKEditor

    The university I work at uses recently updated to v10 and shortly after we noticed that after about 5 minutes of working in kentico, you can no longer add in hyperlinks. The window either loads forever or it loads a blank page making it impossible to add the link without using a silly work around - links should be a straightforward process.

    Lukas from Kentico told us "I discussed this with our Product Owner - unfortunately CKEditor will not be upgraded in Kentico 12 and currently there are no plans for upgrading it in any feature version. I am really…

    3 votes
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  5. Digital Asset Management

    Upload assets in bulk, assign them multiple metadata and then have them displayed quickly/easily through out the site using repeaters which specifically target the list of metadata.

    Example:
    Upload a photo of a tree.

    Meta data on characteristics of image: Tree, Apple, In Bloom, Backyard, Sunset Tree

    Meta data on photograph: rights managed, photographer, date, price, limitations.

    Meta data on access/sites/access: Allowed on intranet, not allowed on external.

    Just standard DAM functionality. Seems like a popular module. It would make managing images in the Media Library a whole lot easier to manage too.

    8 votes
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  6. Integration of DeepL as an standard Translation Servive

    DeepL is actual one of the best autotranslation Services on the market.
    Is it possible to integrate this Service ?

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  7. Site wide preview function that takes account of the date

    The existing preview function shows a page as it will appear when scheduled content goes live. As such it takes no real account of the system calendar.
    The idea therefore is to allow the user to alter a calendar offset, such that he or she can see the site as it will appear at some future date. The user would be able to role the calendar forwards to view scheduled changes as time elapses over a period in the future.
    The essential difference between this and the preview mode is that it would show the various phases, so for example…

    75 votes
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  8. Export custom fields of page types in content tree

    Export custom fields of page types in content tree

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  9. Live URL visible in Properties/URL

    During the changes with the field Path or pattern (Properties/URL) it would be nice to see LiveURL immediately in the same window. There is necessary to have another browser tab (with Properties/General) or anonymous window (with the page) open

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  10. Form list view - add timestamp for latest submission

    When you look at the list of your forms the only information you are given is the Form Name and the number of Entries. As our forms rarely have an expiration, I would also like to see a timestamp for the last submission to each form (the column labelled "Form inserted" in the Recorded data view). This means at a glance I would be able to tell which forms had recent activity and which ones haven't.

    In our office, the person receiving emailed form data is not usually me, but I need to refer to the forms regularly to see…

    3 votes
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  11. Kentico MVC Content Only Pages URL Pattern Field Added into New Page Type Wizard

    The New Page Type Wizard asks in Step 2 if you are creating Content Only Page Types. If you check this checkbox, nothing else changes in the Wizard for the remaining 5 steps and it is very easy to forget that the URL Pattern field of the Content Only Page Type should be filled in for MVC sites.

    Suggestion: If the Content Only Page Type is checked in step 2, dynamically show a field that allows you to enter in the URL pattern right then and there (as an optional field).

    26 votes
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  12. Download option on Graduate and student recruitment .Is it possible to get this option ?

    Download option on Graduate and student recruitment .Is it possible to get this option ?

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  13. Use current domain instead of main domain in admin interface for apps such as "My Pages"

    When using a domain alias for the admin interface, if the user is in an app such as "My Pages" when clicking to edit or preview a page, the system uses the default domain. This results in the user being redirected and asked to login, etc.

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  14. Add functionality to use Shift to select multiple items in a list

    On a page like Staging, when I want to select 10 items out of a 20 item list, I can't click the first item and then use the Shift button on my keyboard and click the last item to select them all at once.

    Instead I have to click 10 times to individually select each one.

    You do have the option of clicking the box to select the entire list, but if I want to highlight one chunk out of a big list, I can't do it quickly or efficiently without clicking every single individual item.

    This is a very…

    8 votes
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  15. Thumbnail view for attachment fields containing image variants

    I would like to have a thumbnail view mode for attachment fields. We use this field type to store gallery images with concerned image versions. The customer likes to have a thumbnail view mode like it is available for folders containing multiple cms.file pages.

    In the "attachment" field type, only a list view is possible. The image is shown only on hover.

    In addition it would be nice to have an option to hide image variants because the content editors do not need this information.

    Thx, Elmar

    3 votes
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  16. External Form Post

    Allow for HTTP POST of a form that just goes to an external site. I don't want to have to write any C# or bypass everything with JQUERY or other library. I just want to put method="POST" and an action="externalurl" to send my form data to.

    e.g. Salesforce Web-to-Case, Web-to-Lead other third party widget that I want to embed in my site that has nothing to do with Kentico at all.

    Sometimes, you just don't want to Forms from Kentico as the information is going to SurveyGizmo or something else. Just a simple post to a 3rd party URL where…

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  17. Make it possible to use an existing Resource String in the form builder

    If you want to use an existing resource string in for example a label in the form builder, the option is disabled. There is no setting or option to enable it for any role. This looks like a bug, since the option is build in there, but disabled. This is weird and should be fixed a.s.a.p.

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  18. Web part Visibility Where Condition

    Allow a Where condition inside of a Web Part's Visibility so we can set up rules other than page types or roles. It would be nice to have the web part hide if a certain field isn't entered or set up other custom criteria there.

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  19. Sort smart search by document name

    Did you know that DocumentName and Document title are not currently allowed as sorting options by default on smart search? Kentico Support's official recommendation is to go into the Modules and set the Pages module as customizable, to save document name and title as fields outside of _content (thus letting them be sortable)

    Title should be able to be one of the default sortable items without having to customize the site.

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  20. Glossary

    Create the ability to add a glossary of terms with definitions. Allow searching through it and allow terms to be categorized.

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