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  1. Workflow Emails

    It would be helpful to be able to flag specific roles or users to receive workflow notifications rather than all users with the "Manage Workflow" permission.

    Use case - we have certain content that must be reviewed and approved by legal. By including specific roles / users in workflow steps, legal will only get notice of page to approve that are applicable to them.

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    • Multi-lingual sites - dont change current site language if default culture page is loaded.

      If we have a multi-lingual site, and set the Combine with default culture Setting option, if a page is not available or translated, then it loads the page in the default culture. However, it also then changes the selected language for the site to the default culture.
      This is confusing for the site visitor, since not only is the page in a different language, but also the header, footer, menus and all surrounding content.
      It would be preferable if the default culture page was loaded inside the existing language, without changing the site language.

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      • Drag and drop content ordering for the order stories appear on the front end. The current "arrow" solution is archaic and slow.

        We need to be able to drag and drop articles in the Featured Content Listing in order to change the order they appear on the front end. Using and up/down arrow is inefficient and cumbersome. Event a manual entry number solution would be a huge improvement.

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        • Provide analytics on form autoresponder emails

          When someone fills out a form and an autoresponder is sent, we have no visibility into open rates, click rates, unsubscribes, etc. In a recent campaign, we were unable to provide relevant stats to our client. Email autoresponders consistently show the highest engagement rates of any email campaigns. Tracking the results of these autoresponders is a must-have! Thanks - Eric

          21 votes
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          • Need More Kentico Portal Templates (Free) atleast on partner level

            looking for free version templates provided on kentico. I have already used some marketplace templates. I hope and request if there can be more in the future or maybe on the new kentico editions. We get same designs and templates on all kentico editions.Right now being a gold partner and even latest kentico we are lacking in themes and templates,

            I can see other players in the market providing unlimited templates.

            Requesting to please update more portal template at the moment you only have a few when installing kentico..

            Thanks

            3 votes
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            • Built-in localization support for System.Web.Mvc.RemoteAttribute on data models

              Most data annotation attributes are supported and localized automatically when a call to builder.UseDataAnnotationsLocalization(); is added in the ApplicationConfig file, which is great and we've adopted this across the board, however the RemoteAttribute does not appear to be supported.

              It is used for real-time remote validation, such as checking if an email address is in use.

              7 votes
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              • Create versioning in Staging Task Groups

                As much as the task group lists are useful. We feel that if they could be further developed so that it includes versioning of pages/templates for non-technical website editors.

                This would mean that website editors could work on the same template and stage only their changes rather than all of the changes that have been made on that page/template.

                10 votes
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                • Unversioned fields on page types

                  I have a field on my page type which I'd like to update programmatically from an external data source. However the documents are versioned, so I cannot update the field if the document is checked out by a user.

                  Since I am maintaining this value programmatically, there is no reason to version the field. If there were a way of flagging fields as "unversioned" and allowing them to be updated via API without checking out the page, that would solve my issue.

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                  • Warning displayed when deleting media library item that is referenced somewhere

                    When deleting an item in the media library it would be great for kentico to warn the use of where the image is used. So these references can be changed before deleting the item.

                    12 votes
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                    • tracking download of files in custom page type

                      I have custom page type with field "file". Kentico doesn't track download of this file. Only download of CMS.File is tracked.

                      Please, add tracking of download of all files.

                      6 votes
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                      • Using direct uploader form control in forms

                        Enable usage of direct uploader form control in forms and not only page types - it can be usable to prevent lose the selected file when page has postback.

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                        • Pass Parameters to Stored Procedure from Query Repeater Webpart

                          create a dedicated field in the Query Repeater Webpart to pass parameters, including macros, and add something like ##PARAMS## in the queries section, (similar to ##WHERE##) that will pass these params from the webpart into a stored procedure. also, currently, in the queries section i must select SQL Query and enter EXEC Stored_procedure_name if i want to pass params via an awkward patch by passing them in the webpart COLUMNS field. if i select Stored Procedure in the queries section - i can't pass params. this whole piece of kentico is not sorted out and fills patchy. using stored procedures…

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                          • Add to the Webpart's context menu a Show/Hide button

                            In the design mode, add to the context menu of each webpart a Show/Hide button, which toggles the visibility of the webpart, instead of the need of opening the webpart's configuration page each time we need to set the visibility.

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                            • Report permissions

                              There needs to be a way to manage access to report categories or particular reports using user role permissions.

                              We are often creating reports that agregarte data across mutiple sites and these should not be avialbale to all editors on all sites just because they need to have access to other site level reports.

                              14 votes
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                              • Addition of Responsive Image Management to Media Libraries

                                It would be great to have Responsive Image Management added to Media Libraries. It is a really nice feature for page attachments and would be a great addition to Media Libraries.

                                Thanks!

                                8 votes
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                                • Multi-factor authentication with TOTP/Google Authenticator

                                  Kentico should change its multi-factor-authentication to use industry-standard methods rather than its current custom implementation.

                                  Kentico currently offers multi-factor authentication using the Kentico Authenticator Android application. This is a non-standard tool, and is entirely useless for people without an Android device. As a result, multi-factor authentication cannot be broadly deployed and is all-but-useless in a real-world environment.

                                  Kentico should instead use the industry-standard TOTP method. TOTP is based on an IETF standard, and has been implemented by Microsoft, Google, DropBox, GitHub, Yahoo, and hundreds of other organizations. It supports key generation across all platforms and using hardware-based devices, including Google…

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                                  • Media Uploader

                                    Add ability to enter title & description to media file upload control since these fields are utilised by other media library web-parts as standard

                                    We would like any user to be able to upload files - therefore we don't want to use only admins / content editors to upload using media libraries app - we need to use the media uploader but it wont allow entry of the above mentioned fields

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                                    • Smart Search Improvements

                                      A code that handles populating values from "Value" field or reading from Query can be merged in the way that it reads Value first, then populate from Query. That way You can use macro to localize first dropdown option for example!
                                      Smart search results : access to the count of the items option would be nice.
                                      Implementation of the smart search filter to work over Query string would also be nice. (Not reloading, but pushing the state to the url for example, so speed is not lost...and values are checked on first load only).

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                                        1 comment  ·  Platform  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add an Umbraco style image cropper.

                                        * Allows you to pre-define crop sizes
                                        * Allows requesting of images by pre-defined sizes or by an arbitrary dimension
                                        * Focal point of image can be set on every image, this is absolutely critical to have when automating crops
                                        * Individual crops can be edited
                                        * Cropped image variants are created automatically from the parent image on demand and cached.

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                                        • GetBizFormFile.aspx handler for not authenticated users

                                          It would be great if the GetBizFormFile.aspx handler (e.g. link to uploaded files in an online form) returned 401 error or redirected not authenticated users to the login page instead of returning 200 OK response and showing a blank screen.

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