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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  Content Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • Exclude from search: more flexible (no index, follow, etc.)

        I can exlude a page from being indexed by search engines by selecting 'Exclude from search'. I actually sends 'two signals' to seatch engine: do not index and do not follow links on this page as well.

        I would like to see that the two are seperately selectable:
        - No index
        - No follow

        12 votes
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        • Passing accents in email addresses

          As gmail (among others) are now emails with accents in them, it would probably be preferable to allow these types of address to be accepted in Kentico (especially given that lot's of companies are moving their emails to gmail).

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          • Full Widget Property Inheritance

            We use Widgets for almost every content in our pages.
            Every Widget has the same “BASE” fields to get common settings working in every Widget an editor could use. This fields are e.g. “Headline Text”, “Headline Type”, “Show Headline”, “Show On Mobile Device”, “Background Color”, etc. Those fields are too complex to get this working with a Wep Part container.

            Currenty, I used the “Clone” method to clone from a base Web Part. But this is very awful if the customer wishes to have a new common field in all Widgets. In this case I am forced to add the…

            24 votes
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            • Add "Reset to default widgets" to page edit toolbar

              The button would reset all Editor widgets on the page to the defaults set in the page template. This is useful when specific pages have been edited but we need to reset the widgets the ones in the default template.

              4 votes
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              • CSS Editor Expand/Collapse Regions

                It would be nice to have the ability to collapse regions of code in the editor to make it easier to focus on certain areas of code, and to make it easier to navigate around.

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                • Searching/filtering variants of products

                  After hotfix 9.0.30 Kentico remove the seach functionality for variants throught the Product app due to "Filtering products and searching for them in the Products application caused a database query timeout on sites containing thousands of products." and by this time clients can' search for them in the ADMIN UI. It only concerns the biggest ecommerces.

                  There should be a new setting key for this:
                  Search through variants in Products Tab - Boolean

                  Which will be available on ecommerce settings tab. It will turn on/off special where condition for searching/filtering for the variants throught Products app

                  12 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  E-commerce  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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…

                    34 votes
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                    • Show name of the sender instead of email address when sending email via API

                      It would be great if there would be a possibility to show name of the sender in the FromEmail field when sending emails via API.

                      30 votes
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                      • Smart search not to index content deleted or not visible webparts

                        The content of deleted editable text webpart is still remain in content in CMS_Document table and is indexed by smart search index (if set index type = page and set content field = DocumentContent)

                        Would like smart search not to index deleted or not visible content in the first place

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                        • Need faster way of choosing which fields are visible when creating widgets

                          I'm working on a site that has some complicated web parts that are being converted to widgets. t is a very time consuming process to go through and select all the fields to be visible on the widget. It would be nice if you could select a bunch of fields to show as visible or not, or event just a make hide show all fields button.

                          6 votes
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                          • Validation CodeName

                            Validation code name for all objects internaly with rewrite engine like in the URL event handler "OnBeforeGetSafeUrlPart" to allows rewrite for example national letter to equivalent in acsii.

                            Rewrite letter "ł" to "l" before saving new object.

                            10 votes
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                            • media library search deeper

                              We need the ability to search the entire media library and its sub-folder. For example i want to search an image by filename or title, and i have a sub-folders the query should penetrate inside that sub-folders.

                              40 votes
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                              • Task groups

                                Would be great if you could assign tasks to a task group retrospectively (or change the task group assigned to a particular task if you happened to forget to reset the task group before you started making changes!)...

                                7 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hello, Thank you very much for this idea.

                                  There is a tricky part about Update staging tasks. These tasks may end up in more than one task group. Example: A change made by user A will create a task in group A, but another change by user B over the same object may edit the existing task and assign it to group B. After that, the task is in two groups.

                                  The question is whether it’s sufficient to set one task group to a task retrospectively. This will allow us to create a balk action where you can assign a task group to multiple tasks. However, in the described rare scenario, a task from two task groups will be re-assigned to only one.

                                  Thank you

                                  Kind Regards
                                  Michal Kadak
                                  E-commerce and Platform Product Owner

                                • View webpart properties without checking out the template

                                  When using versioning and checkout/checkin for templates I have to checkout a template not only yo modify webparts on the template but also to view the properties of a webpart.
                                  I often need to just view the properties of webparts and this is not possible if another developer has the template checkedout.

                                  I'd like to be able to open the properties window of a webpart in read-only mode when the template is not checkedout by me.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Add a "User must change password on next login" checkbox to the User module

                                    Seems pretty straightforward. The part that might not be straightforward is that we have a group of users we manage externally and we need to have that group of users change password but the password isn't stored in Kentico but I can manage that part as long as there's a flag to check that I can reset. Yes, I could add it myself but this is a standard feature in any system that manages users.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Improve predictive smart search performance

                                      Improve predictive smart search webpart to use a webservice http GET call instead of POST, the latter also returns viewstate on the response header which is a waste of resources. Make keypress time delay configurable too. we have to go inside the predictive js to decrease the response time which by default set to 500ms.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Allow Sender name to be specified in the Email templates application

                                        Please allow us to specify a "Sender name" in the Email templates application...

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Update integrated Captcha(s) to be state-of-the-art

                                          The built-in Captchas are very simple and for years now easily broken by the bots.

                                          In V8 there was added the "old" recaptcha - but it has a bad usability, often even human users are not able to give the correct answer.

                                          The only solution is to use a newer captcha from the Kentico marketplace.

                                          But it is usable only on forms.
                                          To use it as a "core captcha", you have to modify the core-code of MessageBoard Webparts, Blog Post Comment-Webpart and so on.
                                          This is not that easy and breaks any way the possibility to install updates/bug fixes...

                                          So,…

                                          27 votes
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