1

The Joomla menu system includes the menu's parent name in the URL structure for sub-menu items as follows: https://www.mysite.com/parent/page

I'd like to remove the parent as follows: https://www.mysite.com/page

How can that be done?

0

Can’t be done with core, but there are numerous extensions that allow uri rewriting. The simplest one for your request is https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/direct-alias/

  • That is right on the money. I'm surprised that the Joomla team hasn't implemented the option in core if it's that easy. – steveorg May 16 '18 at 13:59
0

A "clean" way of addressing this problem from within the Joomla is to create the child menu item in a hidden menu, and then reference (in the real menu) the child menu item using a menu item of type "Menu Item Alias". I'm usually against all those URL rewriting plugins as they generally cause more harm than good, especially on high traffic sites.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.