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

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Create an alias for /administrator [duplicate]

I want to create an alias 'mysite.com/admin' that would redirect to 'mysite.com/administrator' in order to access the admin part of the site. Do you know if there's an easy way to do that?
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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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Sub-domain new user details are sent link to main site

I have a problem with a sub-domain site, when a new user is created by the administrator, the email that is sent to the new user has a link to the main site instead of the sub-domain site. https://...
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Why does this “list of Categories” page exist?

There are some strange things happening on my Joomla! 3.8.2 site. It appears that a page exists which lists all categories. However, there is no Menu Item made for this. This URL is a Menu Item Type ...
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Smart Search URL and Layout

Two questions: 1.) Is it possible to search for articles using smart search in a blog layout without changing the URL (not redirecting to /component/search/...)? For example, making use of hidden ...
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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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redirect component not collecting urls or functioning

I have the newest joomla version 3.8.2. My redirect manager will not function. it is not collecting urls and it is not working on redirects we create. i have the plugin turned on and collecting turned ...
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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 site doublicates in joomla 3

I have site problem with url duplicates like: http://a-r-c-h.net/ru/menu-alias/menu-alias/ID-category-alias/subcategory-alias/ID-article-alias http://a-r-c-h.net/ru/menu-alias/ID-category-alias/...
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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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330 views

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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473 views

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 ...
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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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Append id to every link generated by joomla

I have an affiliate system that can generate a users affiliate id with a {affiliatecode} if they are logged in and i would like every joomla page to append the users affiliate tracker id to every page ...
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Joomla turns all menu items to sub-sub-menu items when adding a new one

When I add a menu item, Joomla shows all menu items on all menus as if they are sub-sub-menu items, ie with a |—|— before the name in the menu manager. This breaks the menus, or adds "root" to the ...
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How can I remove the word 'features' from the url?

In joomla, when choosing my one menu, it displays: http://localhost/site/index.php/en/features/prices But in all other menus it displays like: http://localhost/site/index.php/en/about-us I want to ...
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Multilingual Joomla site with multiple domains

I have Joomla site with native language system and my site looks like this: www.mydomain.pl www.mydomain.pl/en/ www.mydomain.pl/de/ www.mydomain.pl/se/ www.mydomain.pl/dk/ I have domain www.mydomain....
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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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When I save an article, URLs are modified to include hostname

I've inherited a Joomla site. I've noticed that some articles contain URLs like this: <a href="http://testdomain.test/rest_of_url">example</a> This site gets copied from our staging ...
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Anchor link in template breaks when page has URL parameters

I've got a problem with my Joomla site. I've got an anchor link in my template -- really simple, like this: <a href='#top'>Go to top</a>. This works great for most pages on the site. ...
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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 ...