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How do I get rid of the /index.php/ parent of my webpages? When you click through my pages, they are always /index.php/about-us, I just want it to be /about-us.

marked as duplicate by FFrewin, johanpw, Farahmand, Nagarjun, Bakual Jun 1 '15 at 6:20

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Your are running in the default SEF mode. To change it you have to enable any of the alternatives. Check Joomla documentation, here:

Enabling Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs https://docs.joomla.org/Enabling_Search_Engine_Friendly_%28SEF%29_URLs

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