SXA 1.5 hotfix: UploadMediaDialog

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How to solve the issue with UploadMediaDialog dialog while using Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.5

Problem description

If you are using Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.5 you might notice problems with UploadMediaDialog dialog. When you try to change upload location nothing will happen and error will appear in the browser console.

Console output:

UploadMediaDialog.js:17 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'viewModel' of undefined
    at child.<anonymous> (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Applications/Dialogs/UploadMediaDialog.js:17:42)
    at http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/sitecore-1.0.2.js:1565:40
    at Array.forEach (<anonymous>)
    at Function._.each._.forEach (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/deps/underscore/underscore.1.4.4.js:78:11)
    at (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/sitecore-1.0.2.js:1563:13)
    at Object.model.viewModel.(anonymous function) [as click] (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/sitecore-1.0.2.js:646:33)
    at HTMLButtonElement.<anonymous> (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/deps/ko/knockout-2.2.1.js:2318:66)
    at HTMLButtonElement.dispatch (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/deps/jQuery/jquery-2.1.1.js:4409:9)
    at HTMLButtonElement.elemData.handle (http://sxa15/sitecore/shell/client/Speak/Assets/lib/core/1.1/deps/jQuery/jquery-2.1.1.js:4095:28)

Please go to the next section and see what you can do to mitigate the issue.


Important: Package can be installed both on Sitecore 8.2 and 9.0


This package will install single item in core database.

  • items\core\sitecore\client\Applications\Dialogs\UploadMediaDialog - overwrite previous version of an item. It adds one missing SPEAK rendering and modifies PageCode value

    • Additional Text type rendering with id SxaSiteMediaLibrary

    • Page Code:


Sitecore.Speak.Applications.UploadMediaDialog, Sitecore.Speak.Applications


Sitecore.XA.Foundation.Multisite.Speak.Applications.UploadMediaDialog, Sitecore.XA.Foundation.Multisite


The post will be updated once the fix for the issue will be delivered with the next public release of SXA.

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Published on July 13, 2017