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Databases from the Future: What is Database Version 954?

 Have you started up a new Optimizely site, and prepared your database only get to this error message? Reading the error message itself, you'll see that the created DB version is at 957 where the current version of Optimizely, at the time of this writing, is 904.  Where did this come from? How do I put my database in a time machine and bring it back to the present? The good news on both parts of this manageable with a visit from Dr. Emmett Brown. The first question: "Where did this come from?" is a versioning issue. SQL Server 2022 (v16) will create future database if you simply run your database creation against a SQL 2022 instance. This will occur if your default instance is SQL 2022 regardless of how you go about generating your database.  So, that's how it happens, now how do you create a database that is ready now, instead of a database from the far future? This is where Visual Studio and SQL Server Object Explorer come in handy. Visual Studio installs a database

Fixing Missing Token in For This {0}

 I recently encountered an issue where my non-content blocks (site settings, categories, etc.) were producing a "For This" folder with a missing token. This missing token appeared in custom content, as well as add-ons like Geta Categories. For custom content, two things are required to get a value into that empty token: an XML file under the lang folder, and UIDescriptor. In order to fix an add-on like Geta Categories (which already has the UIDescriptor baked-in), all that is needed is an XML file under the lang folder. This is a pretty simple XML which simply denotes the content type in question and the name you'd like to give it. Like so: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <languages>   <language name="English" id="en">     <contenttypes>       <CategoryData>         <name>Working Category! </name>       </CategoryData>     </contenttypes>   </

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