Add-Rendering
Adds a rendering to a chosen device for the presentation of an item.

Syntax

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Add-Rendering [-Item] <Item> -Instance <RenderingDefinition> [-Parameter <Hashtable>] -PlaceHolder <String> [-DataSource <String>] [-Index <Int32>] [-Device <DeviceItem>] [-FinalLayout] [-Language <String[]>] [-PassThru]
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Add-Rendering [-Path] <String> -Instance <RenderingDefinition> [-Parameter <Hashtable>] -PlaceHolder <String> [-DataSource <String>] [-Index <Int32>] [-Device <DeviceItem>] [-FinalLayout] [-Language <String[]>] [-PassThru]
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Add-Rendering -Id <String> [-Database <String>] -Instance <RenderingDefinition> [-Parameter <Hashtable>] -PlaceHolder <String> [-DataSource <String>] [-Index <Int32>] [-Device <DeviceItem>] [-FinalLayout] [-Language <String[]>] [-PassThru]
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Detailed Description

Adds a rendering to a chosen device for the presentation of an item.
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Parameters

-Instance <RenderingDefinition>

Rendering definition to be added to the item
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Parameter <Hashtable>

Rendering Parameters to be overriden on the Rendering that is being updated - if not specified the value provided in rendering definition specified in the Instance parameter will be used.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-PlaceHolder <String>

Placeholder path the Rendering should be added to - if not specified the value provided in rendering definition specified in the Instance parameter will be used.
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-DataSource <String>

Data source of the Rendering - if not specified the value provided in rendering definition specified in the Instance parameter will be used.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Index <Int32>

Index at which the Rendering should be inserted. If not provided the rendering will be appended at the end of the list.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Device <DeviceItem>

Device the rendering is assigned to. If not specified - default device will be used.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-FinalLayout <SwitchParameter>

Targets the Final Layout. If not provided, the Shared Layout will be targeted. Applies to Sitecore 8.0 and higher only.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Language <String[]>

Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Item <Item>

The item to be processed.
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Path <String>

Path to the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Id <String>

Id of the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Database <String>

Database containing the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-PassThru <SwitchParameter>

Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.
  • Sitecore.Data.Items.Item

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.
  • System.Void

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

Find item defining rendering and create rendering definition.
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# Find the rendering item and convert to a rendering
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$renderingPath = "/sitecore/layout/Renderings/Feature/Experience Accelerator/Page Content/Page Content"
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$renderingItem = Get-Item -Database "master" -Path $renderingPath | New-Rendering -Placeholder "main"
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# Find the item to receive the new rendering
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$item = Get-Item -Path "master:\content\Training\Playground\play1\Home"
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# Add the rendering to the item
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Add-Rendering -Item $item -PlaceHolder "main" -Instance $renderingItem -Parameter @{ "Reset Caching Options" = "1" } -FinalLayout
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