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  1. Client side form validation

    We have a need for client-side form validation that will allow me to synchronously call a client-side method after validation but, before submit.

    Example of a scenario: Raise custom event after client-side validation but, before submit.
    $(document).trigger("FormIsValid", [{analytics:"foobar"}]);

    Example of another scenario: Synchronously call client-side method after client-side validation but, before submit.
    form.doSomething();

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 7 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  2. CMS Tree visibility management

    When you have a large CMS Tree and want to add a Role which only should see a certain piece of the tree you have following options

    - Deny Read control = results in unuseable website when user is logged in in the same browser

    - Browse Tree = still sees the parent name
    - Starting Point = can not have permission for more the one parent element

    What i suggest is a CMS visibility controll mangement in the role tab. I know my graphic is not that good but i hope you get the idea. let us controll what…

    14 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for past months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  3. Automatic currency selection based on culture

    Allow a store to be configured so that cultures can be matched to currencies.
    Visitors will automatically see prices in their local currency if it is available, rather than having to manually change it with the currency selector.

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    0 comments  ·  E-commerce  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community. A lot of exciting things have happened in Kentico in the past two years but we realize we haven’t kept on top of our UserVoice like we should have.

    That’s going to change –http://devnet.kentico.com/articles/kentico-uservoice-clean-up

    It’s time to clean up and kick-start the Kentico UserVoice to utilize it like it should have been all along. The idea doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post. By the way, you can reach required functionality via customization. Feel free to contact our support team to ask for a help.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    Petr Vozak
    E-commerce Product Owner

  4. Ability to Sync in CMS Edit (Preview) mode

    I would like to have the ability to tap a sync button when editing in the CMS Edit mode. Sometimes users either don't want to or do not have the proper permissions to log into the CMS Desk (Admin Portal), especially with quick simple edits that don't require approval, I ran into this just the other day when making a quick edit for a site in staging. The process of making the change in one mode and then having to go to the CMS Desk mode was very inconvenient and seemed like an unnecessary step.

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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for past months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  5. Option to select a date format on individual Culture Code

    We need the ability to select the date format for each culture code. Based on this new implementation: https://docs.kentico.com/display/K9/Changing+the+date+and+time+format, the date format is locked with the culture code. However, multinational company often publish content (i.e. news) for a culture like Singapore (zh-SG) but in a different language like English (en-GB). Having the date formatted in Chinese on the same news article that is published in English is inconsistent. This is especially problematic when the users from the Singapore office are all native to the en-GB culture and they do not read a word of Chinese writing at all.

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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 10 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  6. Customizable error message from Global Event Handler

    At the moment, when we want to conditionally cancel user's action with the Global event handler, options for displaying the user a friendly message about what happened are limited.

    To cancel the event you throw the exception inside handler:
    throw new Exception("message");

    The message should display in the red error message label, which for example does not happen for updating documents because it is hardcoded to display resource string message, and happens only partially for deleting document, however works for example for deleting user objects.

    Other option is to cancel the event through event arguments method:
    e.cancel()

    But this does…

    15 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 10 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  7. Cumulative tasks to finalize upgrades on first site run

    In real world cases most of the times you'll be upgrading across multiple versions, and you also want to upgrade the codebase first using a temporary database and if possible upgrade the latest version of the database at the last possible moment (once everything has been tested with the temp database).

    Currently this is cumbersome, you have to run the site in each codebase version. I understand why this is required, from https://docs.kentico.com/display/K82/Upgrading+to+Kentico+8.2#UpgradingtoKentico8.2-Stepsafterperformingtheupgrade in "Running the website - First request" it says “the system performs certain tasks required to finalize the upgrade”, but could these tasks become cumulative in future…

    6 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. A tool to sync content and media.

    An editor will add more than just words on a page. While media can be synced manually, having to write custom code so a schedule task will sync media seems like a job half done. When was the last time that an editor didn't need to add imagery.

    I can understand having an upper size

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    1 comment  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 8 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  9. Provide default text for editable regions in newsletter templates

    When you create a newsletter template you can define editable regions. It would be create if you could add default content in these regions. In this way you can add formatted text that users can change themselves. Also images could be placed in here and a user could edit it. In this way the image could be at te right place already.

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    0 comments  ·  On-line Marketing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for past months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  10. Add additional "DataItemLevelIndex" and "DataItemLevelCount" attributes to Hierarchical Viewers/Transformations

    When using Hierarchical Transformations we need to know how many items are in the current level being transformed as well as the current items index on that level. We can this already in repeater transformations with the DataItemIndex and DataItemCount attributes, but these don't help when you are using a hierarchical transformation because they just tell you how many items are being transformed in the whole dataset, not in relation to the current level.

    This blog post gives an example of the problem and a workaround:
    http://www.refactoredinteractive.com/blog/february-2016/extending-the-hierarchical-viewer

    59 votes
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  11. Add the ability to name your own Primary Key field

    I've never understood what the purpose is behind not being able to rename the Primary Key field for custom tables and page types (formerly document types). At least from my knowledge of the Kentico API, I cannot see a reason why it would break any of its functionality.

    From a development standpoint, properly naming PKs is up there in the top things you do to organize your database schema. How this was ever decided that all custom tables default to ItemID is beyond me. This is a common complaint from the developers on my staff as well as to other…

    27 votes
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  12. Downloadable SASS Module

    It would be nice to have a downloadable SASS module which is using LibSass. Currently only a LESS module is available.
    SASS seems to be more popular than LESS.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 7 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  13. Tracking of personalization

    I would like to be able track how various (personalization) variants and/or contacts with Personas assigned contribute to conversions. To understand if the personalization is set up correctly (meaning it leads to more conversions, etc.)

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    0 comments  ·  On-line Marketing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for past months and it doesn’t fit our product vision for next version, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  14. page meta title inherit functionality should inherit values from the page not the parent

    currently when a page's meta data "inherit" checkbox is checked it inherits values from the parent page. the inherit functionality should mean to inherit from a field of that page. i.e. inherit checked for the meta title should inherit the page title from that page and unchecked should use the entered value. never would you want the current functionality of inheriting the parent page's title (bad seo). at the very least "inherit" should not be checked by default.

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    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 8 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  15. Ability to append a query sting parameter to page alias

    For example:
    If someone navigates to foobar.com/marketing-alias they would be redirected to foobar.com/marketing-alias?s_int=tracking (or similar).

    It is easier for marketing to manage these ‘special’ aliases at the page level vs URL Redirection Module (or similar).

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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 8 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  16. Custom Web Templates in Installer

    With the ability to create custom web template, can the Kentico Installer be made to accept the templates generated from an export so that the template can be used when building a new Kentico instance rather than just on an additional site to an instance.

    12 votes
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  17. Changing filename in media library automatically updates filename in all pages

    Right now, when you change an image filename in the media library, you also have to change the filename in any pages where that image is used. It would be nice if the latter was done automatically.

    6 votes
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    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 10 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

  18. Automatically select an A/B test winner

    Allow automatic selection of A/B test winner for pages according to specified criteria. It would be great to have the winner selected automatically without a need to do it manually.

    4 votes
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  19. form

    Add a form feature that shows everywhere the form is instantiated.

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  20. Javascript/html form conversion tracking options

    Facebook, Google, and other vendors of conversion tracking systems increasingly use javascript actions to signify that a conversion has occurred after a form is submitted. Currently this requires editing the template for the form page or using a thank you page to include the javascript action. We've found that many client users create forms using the 'display text after submission' option instead. We would like this option to include the ability to fire custom javascript calls and/or to call custom in-place HTML for pixels and the like.

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    0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    On behalf of the Kentico PM team, I want to say thank you for sharing your idea with us and the ever-growing Kentico community.

    As this ideas has not been active for the past 10 months and it doesn’t fit our product vision, I’ve had to make the tough decision to close this post.

    But we still need you! Continue sending your ideas to us, after all nobody knows what is needed more than the users.

    Regards,

    David Komarek
    Product Owner

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