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Questions tagged [sef]

Search engine friendly (SEF), human-readable or clean URLs are URLs that make sense to both humans and search engines because they explain the path to the particular page they point to.

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Does JRoute by default finds path to menu link (SEF)

What do I understand in Joomla is that until you create a menu for a specific view you will be getting component links to its views, in this manner: component/component_name/location/new-york (ex #1)...
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K2 SEF issues including Joomla Smart Search

I am having an issue with smart search and k2. If I search for a Joomla article then everything pulls the correct SEF URL. If I try to search for something that is a k2 item it loads correctly but ...
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product url problem after updating virtuemart

on vm Configuration under SEO tab i'v checked "Use full category tree for product links" so my products detail page default routing was like this: example.com/cat1/subcat1/subcat2/product1-detail ...
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SEF : URL shows user email - Routing

I am working on an ecommerce joomla site and I am having some trouble with SEF URLs. When I turn this functionality ON in the Global Configuration of Joomla Backend, it appends user's email address (...
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.htaccess 500 Internal Server Error (Joomla 3.8.x w/ Docker)

Normally, on my Windows machine, all website pages work with my .htaccess and htaccess.txt files with SEF enabled. However, I get a 500 Internal Server Error on all pages when I run the application ...
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Search engines indexing blog items with both SEF urls and non-SEF urls

Just noticed that if I search for blog post titles in Google, I get both SEF and non-SEF results shown. It only appears to happen to articles that don't have a menu item. Has anyone else experienced ...
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Different views on router.php (Joomla! 3.6.4)

I am developing my second custom component for Joomla! 3.6.4 and I have another problem with my router.php. This time I need to dynamically change the view on my router.php but I don’t know how to do ...
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RSS Feed for TAGS with invalid content URLS

i used joomla on https://www.724press.com and after one year i cant solve one important problem of it. my website language is PERSIAN. its magazine website so, i need rss feed for many TAGS of ...
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Joomla 2.5.6 infinite 303 loop (SEF)

I'm trying to migrate a Joomla 2.5.6 site from one server to another. I have used scp to copy the files one for one across and taken a mysqldump of the database so I'm sure that the new server has a ...
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How to put utf8 characters in alias?

I am trying to set Chinese URLs for my Joomla site. However, I can't just put Chinese characters in the "alias"; I've also tried putting in url-encoded utf8 characters like %E7%9A%84, but it will be ...
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Custom Component URL router

So I have read https://docs.joomla.org/Supporting_SEF_URLs_in_your_component and looked at examples both online and in com_content but I still cannot get this routing thing down 100%. I would like to ...
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URL Not Working When SEF is Disabled in Joomla 3.0 Custom Component

I am developing custom component for joomla 3.x. Our urls for non-sef views are not working url: index.php?option=com_mycomponent&view=myview2&id=mycustomeitemid The same url when sef is ...
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Get Joomla SEF Url from Database Query

i need an export of all Joomla Articles in a specific category, but with the URL they are on. (So introtext, fulltext, url) Has anybody a quick way how I can get the Joomla SEF Url if i only have the ...
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Joomla K2 articles redirect

I have a lot of URLs like this: www.mywebsite.com/blog/item/1021-le-foreste.html that becomes, after SEF changes, like this: www.mywebsite.com/blog/le-foreste.html How can I write an .htaccess rule ...
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Simplify menu item URLs

I would like to simplify SEF URLs of menu items in lower levels of my menu by omitting the parent menu item alias from the URL. I installed the Direct Alias plugin, which should be doing exactly this ...
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Article appears even outside given path

I've recently come across some strange behaviour of my Joomla 3.6.5 installation. I've noticed that (with SEF on) any article preceded by its ID is displayed if called directly by its URL, and not ...
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SEF turned on, stops the Country States dropdown in checkout Virtuemart 3.0

I have an issue with SEF, when turned on it stops the States dropdown in checkout Virtuemart 3 and Viostore Template. Trying to customise some SEO which recommends SEF as a one of the requirements. I ...
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Is it safe to use `Use URL Rewriting` option?

I'd like to remove index.php from joomla URLs. Though I'm little worried that this can affect keyword positions in google. Is it safe to turn this parameter ?
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Pretty URL to custom joomla page

I have an URL: domain.com/photos?photoId=344 and I want to make pretty URL such as: domain.com/photos/344 I tried to correct htaccess: RewriteRule ^photos/([A-Za-z0-9-]+) /photos?photoId=$1 [L] ...
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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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Supporting SEF URLs in custom component

In Joomla! documentation it is stated that: Since Joomla 3.3, one should rather implement the interface JComponentRouterInterface and handle the routing and parsing similar as below,...
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How does Joomla! URL Re-writing works?

How does Joomla decide which module is supposed to be visible on a particular menu/web-page? I mean we only put the RE-WRITED URL in the browser and it automatically determines which menu it belongs ...
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Using SEF URLs breaks all templates

I changed both Search Engine Friendly URLs to Yes and Use URL Rewriting to Yes in Global Configuration and renamed the .htaccess.txt to .htaccess . But, now none of my templates work anymore. I have ...
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Does it influence SEO if I make short url for all pages in my site?

1) Is it OK if i make short URL for almost every article in my Joomla! site like http://myjoomlasite.com/4rhd789d? 2) Is it OK if some of the articles has more than one menu? 3) What is the best way ...
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How to remove index.php from URLs with enabled URL Rewriting on localhost

I have got a problem in Joomla.. I think, it is just a link problem maybe from the server-side. I don't know! I renamed htacess.txt to .htaccess from my root folder before activated URL Rewriting. ...
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What is the correct (preffered) entry in SEF plugin for Site Domain

Recently I found out that meta tag rel="canonical" is missing from my page source. So I went to SEF plugin. It was published. But the field 'Site Domain' was empty. I entered http://my-site.com in the ...
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Redirect or add missing category alias to URL in Joomla 3.6

how can I redirect a URL in Joomla 3.6 from: domain.tld/articleid-my-seo-title.html to domain.tld/category-alias/articleid-my-seo-title.html I need to do this because Google sometimes seems to ...
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Add querystring parameters and generate a SEF URL

we have a custom PHP script which is running under JUMI to perform and display some data. The custom script is accessible to a SEF url such as http://www.mysite.com/jumi-script which is a ...
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Weird chars in the beginning of SEF url

I'm developing router to my custom component. Almost everything is working ok. But with one url I have problem. It seems to be build properly by build method: dodaj-zdjecia/addphotos.html But after ...
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virtuemart product detail page sef urls

Im using: joomla36 - virtuemart 3.0.16 - sj-market template made by www.smartaddons.com ... in my template there is a module that shows 6 products in a row in the front page. the module has 4 tabs,...
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Safe SEF URL to a subdomain

I have a multi site comprising a main J! installation and two secondaries J! installations. The last twos are installed in the same root directory of the main one, as following J1: administrator, ...
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[com]BuildRoute(&$query) function is called with no $query['view'] member passed

I am writing a component for site side and having some troubles with router. I have 2 views in one component, both them have only one default.php template and default.xml to define menu type for each ...
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How to configurate Joomla or Apache for v1 SEF Urls?

I have the great pleasure of upgrading a Joomla 1.0 site to v3.5 (no comments from the peanut gallery please, lol). Overall it's going just fine, but the old version of writing SEF urls is quite ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function getType() on a non-object in /plugins/system/sef/sef.php on line 38

I get this error instead of the classical page not found when the url is wrong: Fatal error: Call to a member function getType() on a non-object in /plugins/system/sef/sef.php on line 38 Scenario: ...
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SEF urls without article ID causes 404 article not found error

I removed the article IDs from the URL by editing the router.php as described here. This works fine for the most part, but there are a few pages that display a 404 Article not found error instead of ...
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.htaccess and localhost issue

Local dev environment Win10/XAMPP I have a number of local websites in my htdocs folder (eg. MyTestSite) that I access by visiting localhost/MyTestSite these work fine. So today I restored a (Joomla ...
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Any non-existent URL containing certain numbers, displays the home page instead of a 404 error

This is something that I noticed on one of my websites: If I add certain digits after the home page URL, it does not give me a 404, as is expected. It displays the home page, with the browser page ...
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301 redirects for old non-SEF urls to new SEF ones with new article IDs

I want to redirect all my non SEF url's to new SEF url on my site.But my old site and new site articles have different id's. How can i apply a 301 redirection for old non sef url's to new sef url
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Absolute SEF url with JRoute

I'm trying to figure out why I can't get a correct absolute SEF url with JRoute. I tried with this: JRoute::_(JUri::root().'index.php?Itemid=164') but it won't correctly SEF render it, it will just ...
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How to change SEF urls to remove item view from url?

I wrote a component and made a router.php by documents in Joomla.org. My problem is that how can I remove item view from URL? For example I have this view -> musicses, now my SEF URL is like this /...
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How do i remove the id from Joomla 3 URLs using code

I know this question has been asked before, I think I've read most of the answers: make a menu item for the article hack the core (router) use a paid SEO extension like sh404sef use rewrites None of ...
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Language Prefix URL also for files possible?

I got one question. I have setted up a multilanguage site and all is working great. Expect one thing (maybe its not possible): I got working links for the content like: http://www.domain.de/en/link ...
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One link to point a multilanguage article

I am using Joomla 3.5. All is set up for MultiLanguage. Now I have two articles, one in english the other translated in italian. I would like to have an URL that when is used it will redirect the user ...
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Remove menuitem alias from sef url joomla

i have written a router.php for creating a custom joomla url. The router gives me the following url : http://localhost/project_name/menu-item-alais/article-alias But i wan to remove the menu-item-...
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Redirect Loop for category article that is linked on a menu item

I am refactoring a website which has the main menu items that link directly to a specific article of corresponding categories. Now for each of these menu items, there are children blog category menu ...
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Redirecting to component when using SEF

Im trying to perform a redirect to a component's view <form role="form" action="<?php echo JRoute::_('index.php?option=com_rouf&view=front'); ?>"> Because SEF is enabled im getting ...
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How can I make all pages urls of my joomla 3 web site have the .html extension?

How can I make URLs showing the .html extension in all my pages? For example, http://localhost/site/contacts.html I use joomla 3.
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Canonical issues- incorrect URL shown on home page

I'm having canonical issues with my website. When I visit the homepage, I see http//www.vincousa.com/?productsublayout=0 as the URL in my address bar. I would like http://www.vincousa.com as the URL. ...
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How to change URL's for each page in joomla 3.4?

I'm trying to understand the way Joomla handles URLs. I've activated what they call "Search Engine Friendly URLs". But it appears that a page (or an "Article" only gets such a URL once I link it from ...
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How to modify a SEF URL including an arbitrary text

I develop a component that has a list view: index.php?option=com_mycomponent&view=listview&catid=1 I have published several menu elements of this component pointing to different categories; ...