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Joomla uses the Alias to create Search Friendly URLs

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Replicate SEF URLs Using Article Alias

I've got a Joomla site that I'm preparing to upgrade to Joomla 4. I'm currently using the sh404SEF component to create SEF urls that use the article's alias (Ex: example.com/about-us). I need a ...
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Joomla 4 - Check if Alias is Unique

I'm trying to develop a Joomla 4 component and I almost completed it, but I have issues to save an item when the Alias is not Unique. In the database, I've set up this: CREATE UNIQUE INDEX aliasindex ...
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Joomla 3.x routing and slug problem

I have 1 component with 2 views - default is view1 - secondary is view2. When I associate it with the menu from the backend, Joomla creates the correct url with alias for SEO. Example: www.sitename....
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Omit previously imported articles by comparing existing articles aliases with generated aliases

I am needing to compare the generated articles aliases of items imported from an external news API against those that are already stored in the com_content database to ensure that duplicates are ...
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How to define URL of Joomla sub-menus?

How/Where is the URL of a Joomla article (used as submenu item) defined when using URL-shortening? What I want to achieve is to have the article URLs to represent a submenu logic. For example, the URL ...
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how to add a slash item before alias of a page

Right now, https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/shopping is a page on my site I want to make that page https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/tourism/shopping but I do not know how to add that to the URL. I tried ...
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How to disable Joomla routing by Article ID with any alias but use exact alias only

Joomla use own SEF redirects what drives any variants of URL to same article basing on Article ID (no matter what alias will be used) http://example.com/3-welcome-to-your-blog.html or http://example....
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Joomla custom component - router not find alias

I am creating my own component. Is it possible to transform: Route::_('index.php?option=com_toto&view=tutu') into /somealiasinmenu? (This alias can be found in a menu in the backoffice.) I can do ...
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How to apply aliases in SELECT clause when two columns from JOINed tables have the same name?

I am trying to build a gamelist, right now I'm struggling getting the detailed team information. #__game id team_home team_guest 1 1 2 2 2 3 #__team id ...
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Breadcrumbs Incorrect URL Path

Using Joomla 3.9.12 and SP Portfolio v1.7 I have a menu item called Locations, this is a menu item type SP Simple Portfolio » Items Whenever I visit example.com/locations I can see all my portfolio ...
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How to collect multi-row data from #__fields_values and assign specific aliases for each value in the result set?

I have the following (working) query to get name, username and the value of a custom field: // Get a db connection. $db = JFactory::getDbo(); // Create a new query object. $query = $db->getQuery(...
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"Temporarily Unavailable" message when a menu alias contains "contact"

One of the websites we manage, http://wesleyunited.ca , recently started having a problem with menu aliases containing "contact" as a substring: clicking the menu just brings up an empty page that ...
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Adding SKU to generated aliases in J2Store

I'm a bit of a Joomla noob so hopefully this is an easy problem. We have a Joomla 3.8.11 website using J2Store 3.3.0, and the client wants to add the SKU values to the product aliases. Specifically ...
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Create alias for alternate view format

I've just created an RSS feed view format for one of the views in my component. This is contained in: components/com_mycomponent/views/myview/view.rss.php I'd now like to allow access to this via ...
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Dynamic urls (aliases) based on variable

I have a component with multiple retailers, based on data from an API. Each retailer has a "read more" link. Now, what I need, is to give each retailer it's own alias, without having to add an alias ...
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How to change JoomShopping URLs?

I have added several JoomShopping categories with respective pages. However, they have long URLs: http://ysadba.kiev.ua/component/jshopping/CATEGORY/PRODUCT.html?Itemid=0 I'd like them to look like ...
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Duplicate Menu Item Alias in Joomla 3.6.5

We upgraded our Joomla sites from 3.4.8 to 3.6.5 a while ago and it looks like the default behavior on how the alias for Menu Item Type [Menu Item Alias] is generated has changed. And this is either a ...
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Can't browse directly to article alias

I have an article that I want to link to directly using html rather than create a menu item that links to it. I was able to do this in Drupal but when I try the same thing in Joomla it doesn't seem to ...
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How to recover the values of two columns with the same name?

I have this query: $query ->select(array('a.id', 'a.alias', 'b.category_id', 'b.item_id', 'c.id', 'c.name', 'c.alias')) ->from($db->quoteName('#__zoo_category', 'a')) ->join('...
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Joomla 3.4.4 - URL Problems with alias of products in submenu

I am writing for help regarding a problem with incorrect alias in the URL for product content from my Italian submenu. I created a submenu for products in my website (the products are with VirtueMart)....
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Dynamic content plugin/module, depending on the site name [closed]

Is there a plugin or module which shows content depending on the site I am currently on? For example: If I am on site with alias site-1 I want picture images/pictureXY.jpg to be shown by the plugin/...
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How to make article alias of subcategories as 1 level?

In a joomla website I have a category and its 2 different subcategories like News __Subcategory1 __Subcategory2 __Subcategory2 My news catagory used News Show Pro GK4 ver. 3.3.6 plugin If I ...
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Menu Item Aliases stopped working Joomla 3.3.3

I recently upgraded my site from Joomla 3.3.1 to Joomla 3.3.3. When I did this the menu items in my footer that were aliases of other menu items stopped working. The only one that still works points ...
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how to add more frontend feature to front-end editing (alias, association...)

Front-end editing in Joomla 3 is a bit limited. How could I add more features to it such as the "alias" or the "association" tab, or maybe to get on the front-end the same features than in backend?
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What's the correct method to get the alias of the active page

I want to load some JS but only on the page where it is needed. I'm trying to use the alias of the active article to determine that. My code in the component.php file is: $path = &JFactory::...
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How does alias-parent-active get implemented?

I have 2 menus - one main menu and effectively an alias menu. Main Menu About Products Prod 1 Prod 2 etc Alias Menu Alias pointing to Prod 1 Alias pointing to Prod 2 There is no 'parent' item ...
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