Questions tagged [url]

The uniform resource locator, abbreviated as URL is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource.

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How to add category name to url path for an article in Joomla 4?

How to display category name in the url path? Say I have a category named cat1, and an article1 under this category. I want to display website.wb/cat1/article1, but what I get is website.wb/article1. ...
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Link to Page & Pre-Filter Portfolio Items

Joomla 3.9.10 I am using this template. I would like to create a link on my home page that when clicked, will take the user to the portfolio page and display a pre-selected tab.. For example my link ...
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How to fix empty Itemid's like https://www.joomla.org/?Itemid=

Google has indexed an URL on my site like this: https://www.joomla.org/?Itemid= This results in strange page of course. Try it with your own site! What would be the best way to redirect this to the ...
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Translate only one string in component rest of component stay with default language

Is there a way to translate a single string with a language that is different from the default language? (Google search did not lead me to a solution.) Example code that does not work: // This shows ...
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Find Article SEF URL by ID

Is it possible to get SEF URL from Joomla article ID through some API? I'm moving data from old custom CMS to Joomla. Articles in old CMS contain links to each other. Old articles had their full URL ...
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How to make Category Links noindex

Is there a way to make all my categories to be "noindex"? (Plugin or even better default joomla way) Right now crawlers find the category URLs and thus create duplicate content on search engines. ...
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Suddenly URLs with “table/”

I'm running a simple site based on Joomla. The SEF URLs are defined by SH404SEF and look like https://[domain]/[category]/[sub category]/[article title alias].html. In some cases there is a 1-to-1 ...
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Joomla tag links in articles url problem

Having the latest Joomla 3.9.1, when I insert tags in articles, the url when I hover over the tags under the article from a category blog page is example.com/component/tags/tag/my-example-tag. I have ...
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Site keeps browsing itself all the time

I run the server where this Joomla! site is hosted, so I have root access to it. There is something in the configuration, or somewhere in its code, that keeps browsing the site itself. If I run # ...
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Edit HTML-Code of specific Joomla Page

I am a Joomla Beginner and would like to know, how I can edit the HTML-Code of a specific webpage in Joomla. I am not talking about editing an article, but the whole URL. And just a single one! Is ...
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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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How does JFactory::getApplication->input get the input id

I am trying to get the current itemid of an especific menu which calls a custom component. I had a custom component called on the menu with the url /something. Inside of the site model of my ...
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How to get URL parameter via Joomla api with decoded strings?

how can I get the full url parameter with the url-encoded values ?myParam=dummy%C3%B6%C3%A4%C3%BC this is the decoded url: ?myParam=dummyöäü if I use $myText = urldecode(JFactory::getApplication(...
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How can I duplicate a category blog on the home page but still use the original article URLs?

I have a category blog for News. If I click its menu item I'm taken to /news, and if I then click an article link I'm taken to /news/article-title as expected. However, I also want to show some of ...
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How to remove menu parent from url?

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 directory from the url as ...
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How to link article to specific menu item?

I have two menu items, for example Menu1 and Menu2. Both are a Category Blog for same category Cat1, but Menu1 has some specified tags. Of course, some articles are present on both pages, and all url'...
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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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how to change urls to look like subdomains but function as a single domain?

I have a Joomla! site hosted by Rochen, and am wondering whether it is possible for me to change the structure of urls as follows. Currently my site (Joomla 3.8) has urls that look like this: www....
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Automatic url linking

I want that my links for example http://mysite.com get automatically converted to a hyperlink when i paste it in the editor. How is this possible?
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How do I set the Home menu item to a URL like /?

I have Joomla behind a reverse proxy. I want the Home menu item to point to /, not the fully qualified domain name that it is running on. How do I do that? I tried changing the Home "Menu Item Type" ...
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How do I turn off Joomla inserting a BASE tag into the HTML?

I set up Joomla to access it through a reverse-proxy. Everything works fine except the HTML has a <base> tag pointing to the real domain name. The browser changes relative links like /signup ...
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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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How to correctly create dynamic content for Joomla?

I know this is a broad question but I really need to ask it. I started using Joomla a long time ago, and I have build a pretty extensive system that is highly used but I never liked the way I did it. ...
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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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How can I redirect a URL to another domain?

I want foo.example.horse/short to redirect to the external URL https://some.long.org/url/that/i/want/to/redirect_to. Is there a simple way to do this from Joomla, or do I have to edit the .htaccess ...
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Error 500 when I turn on URL rewriting in back end

I have rename htaccess.txt and changed it to .htaccess. When I visit the site everything is fine (I think). When I turn on rewrite URLs in the back end I get error 500. https://docs.joomla.org/...
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Custom redirect points to correct page but prints 404 in <title>

I'm new to joomla and this isn't my field. I'm developing a module which should be shown on a page. The URL which prints the content is info-compagnie-aeree.html?iata=af and I want it to be compagnie-...
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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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How can I make a directory accessible without putting it on a menu?

I want users to be able to download a file from my Joomla website, but I don't want the URL posted anywhere on my site. How can I make a file downloadable without adding any links to it from my site?
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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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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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Store data from URL in Joomla website database

I just came through a scenario regarding joomla website. The scenario is: Data in URL is passed to Joomla website and from the URL Joomla must store the data into the database. Is this possible in ...
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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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Joomla return URL when login sent via email

I created following URL (that I am sending via email to the user): $form->data['redirect_url'] = urlencode(base64_encode("http://www.domain.it/" . $form->data['link_form'] . "?id_risposta=" . $form-...
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How to set up website redirects after enabling url rewriting?

I inherited a site that was not configured with url rewriting, leaving the index.php as a part of all the site's urls. I plan to implement this, but we also have over a year's worth of posts spread ...
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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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Menu item adding 'Clients/' to url

After the joomla update the menu item seems to be broken. In every url I see websitename.com/Clients/menualias rather than websitename.com/menualias However, I resolved the issue by clicking ...
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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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Short URL or Tiny urls in Joomla

Someone help me know how I can have urls random for joomla sef in service? I would like joomla or any component would generate urls like this: mysite.com.br/f4f9o3 mysite.com.br/dsr9c2 mysite.com....
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Strange url in crawl of com_users

While trying to move site to 3.6.2 I was prehand crawling in url through Xenu efore making it live However - found some strange url been crawled by xenu - almost more than 300 url like this http://...
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how to set global alias for a joomla component

can any body tell me how to make a global alias for a joomla! component i want to completely get rid of joomla! components name (k2, virtuemart , etc..) localhost/component/k2/item/243-3 i created a ...
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Joomla 3 and Google Security Issues - Security Issues

I have site on Joomla 3.6.2 Stable. In this week I get mail from google about "Security Issues". When I login to webmaster tools there was this message Hacked with spam A hacker may have ...
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Home page layout is used for content instead of the default layout

I am setting up a new site with Joomla 3.6 (with Gantry 5 and Hydrogen template). There are two template styles, one is default and the other is assigned only to the home page menu item (it has a ...
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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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Coding a non SEF url

I want to create a non SEF URL for an enhancement functionality. Can someone provide example of how the same can be done in code?
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How to assign custom link to Article title and read more?

I'm new to joomla development. I use joomla v3.6.2, and in home page, I have some article. Unfortunately when I click on article title or read more link, it will show me the full article but still in ...
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Having absolute SEF links in Joomla

When I am in home page, everything is OK. All images and assets are loaded since relative URL works. But when I visit an internal page, such as: example.com/terms The images' links break, since I ...
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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 ...