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  1. ckeditor 5.x

    CKEditor 5 - it is awesome if Kentico would upgrade the CKEditor to version 5 that support more powerful and user-friendly editor tools.

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  2. Share preview link without context of editor

    When an editor shares a preview link, the user receiving that link will be signed in as the editor sharing the link.

    This is not desired because navigating to for instance profile pages would share personal details.

    An easy fix would be adding a "preview-user", which could be selected in the settings.

    Since K12 it is not possible anymore to simply remove the user from the preview url.

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  3. Reporting on the Value of an Abandoned Cart/Basket

    Allow admin users to be able to report on the value of baskets recovered. This would allow users to recognise the revenue generated by the abandoned basket marketing automation process.

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  4. ACL - Grant access by role

    Currently I can't grant access to a page for users in one specific role using ACL settings.
    I was told to use a "deny" role instead - which is not a solution for me.

    It would be great if it is possible to grant read access to a page for users in one specific role. This is not possible at the moment.

    Current behaviour example:
    If I set "Requires Authentication", any user who is logged in gets access, regardless of the user's roles.
    If I do not set "Requires Authentication", even anonymous users can read it.
    If I use the…

    9 votes
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  5. Macros in Mass Email

    There have been several times when a general but personalized email needed to be sent to a group of site users. The email would need to have a personalized greeting, or some other user-specific data inserted in the body. Ideally I would be able to use the 'Mass Email' feature to select multiple users and create an email body that contains user-context macros, but this is not an option right now. These instances are pretty simple standalone cases where it would be overkill to use the online marketing messaging features.

    3 votes
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  6. Customization of Widget / Inline Editor asset bundling

    Mvc widgets are great because they give both developers and content managers flexibility in features, design, and content.

    I envision developers creating Widget libraries to enable re-use of common widget patterns across sites or sharing them with the community.

    Currently the bundling process for widgets when the Mvc site is in edit-mode when configuring widgets in the CMS is very restrictive.

    I have to copy javascript/css that I copy from Github into files in my Mvc project and then commit them. This goes against the best practices of not committing build artifacts to source control.

    The javascript community has already…

    6 votes
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  7. Autoresponder template

    It is very frustrating having to post common template elements for Auto responders and email notifications in Forms.
    There needs to be an option for both to choose an email template. When you have chosen the email template. In that template you specify the content render region.
    The WYSIWYG area then will render content in replace of that.

    If there is a change in logo or head design for an email for a company you currently have to go through every auto responder, notification for all forms and a few other places to update them. It is a bit silly…

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  8. Set hotkey to open live site instead of 2 clicks as now

    Add a hotkey such as Ctrl+F1, Ctrl+F2 to open live site mode instead of click "Application list" -> Live site

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  9. Inherit Search fields settings in inherited Page Type

    We always use custom Base Page type for any our custom Page Types. When we set any field in Base Type as Searchable it is not updated in any child Page type. So if we add new field to base type we have to go to every child type and set this manually. This would be great if we could automate this.

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  10. The Administration UI should be available on mobile devices

    You should be able to effectively use the Administration UI on tablets and other mobile devices

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  11. Please allow salesforce sandbox conncection to be used for integration testing.

    Right now the compiled code for Salesforce authentication has "login.salesforce.com" hardcode for Oauth. Please change that to something can be changed via web.config or settings key, so developers can switch that to "test.salesforce.com" to test integration with sandbox.

    6 votes
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  12. Upgrade installation automated rollback on failure

    Please add a feature into the upgrade program to rollback to the previous version if the upgrade fails. It can use the site and database backups already created earlier in the upgrade process. For the complexity and cost of this CMS system, it should have an automated rollback feature that handles a failed upgrade attempt for you.

    Thank you.

    Rob Ables

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  13. Place <meta charset=""> tag above <title> tag

    We've found a few references that indicate the <meta charset> declaration should precede the <title> declaration in the <head> element. Seems like it's preferable to have it immediately after the opening <head> tag.

    https://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-declarations

    https://code.google.com/archive/p/doctype-mirror/wikis/MetaCharsetAttribute.wiki

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  14. MVC Section default Widget

    At the moment, only "default section" can be declared globally.

    I would like to set "default widget" to any section in addition.

    With this, I would be able to add a inline editor text widget to concerned section elements by default. The editors would not need to add the text widget before they can edit the text.

    3 votes
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  15. Introduce sort order for Related pages

    Allow editors to change the order of the related pages under the "Related pages" tab.

    Also, separate out Left-Right, Right-Left relationships into their own lists to sorting.

    3 votes
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  16. Allow all country versions to be updated at once

    For instance, be able to change a picture or page title across all country versions at once, rather than having to do it manually on each country version

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  17. Implement support for SAML 2.0

    Officially Kentico only supports SAML 1.0/1.1. Needs to also support SAML 2.0.

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  18. eDM Send page

    It would be great if on the Send page there is an at-a-glance table showing all the pertinent information needed before hitting Send. It should show the main information required for sending (eg filename, subject line, sender, sender address, reply to address, contact groups and numbers, opt-out groups etc. This isn’t provided in Kentico, so I need to go through different tabs and pages to double-check information (eg an eDM was sent this week with an incorrect subject line).

    The ‘make sure’ list in Kentico Send page is more of a checklist than information.

    The file attached provides an example…

    3 votes
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  19. Automatically generate MVC View/Controller/Repository boilerplate

    Currently, Kentico will allow automatic generation of the Model based on page types.
    However, in order to match Kentico's existing structure, you also have to add a View, a Controller, and an Interface and implementation class for the Repository (The latter not strictly necessary, but it is if you want to match Kentico's internal classes' structure.)
    Obviously the View and Controller will need to be customized, but a lot of it (the files themselves, the class definitions and using statements, the constructors for the Controller, etc) are going to be boilerplate.
    Ideally, this would be via something like a zip…

    10 votes
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  20. Enable moving UI elements in custom module

    Currently only up/down function on same level is enabled. Enable moving event to parent/sub levels.

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