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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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How to add userinfo to link in Joomla Page

We have a Joomla site (latest version) with a page that links to another system with a fixed username/pw, so like https://www.othersystem.com/login.php?un=[fixed_un]&pw=[fixed_pw]. Now we need ...
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How to enter relative (to current page) URL as a menu item?

I would like to be able to enter relative URLs (relative to the current page URL). I've tried the menu type URL (nested within System Links) but when I enter e.g. first it becomes /first and when I ...
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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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Joomla SEF url in CLI script

I am new to Joomla, I am writing a script under folder cli. I am calling helper file of admin component where I fetch category and return url of category. The function in helper is fine and works ...
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htaccess 404 Redirect Not Working

I recently redesigned a site and there are loads of 404 pages, so to simplify things I want to add a redirect to my htaccess, redirecting any 404 pages to the home page. I though it was as simple 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to deal with Duplicated Content / URLs in Joomla?

I just found out a major SEO issue and while I have solved it for the time being; I am trying to figure out why it may have occurred in the first place and if there was mistake or is it something to ...
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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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Multilingual site and domains

I have a multilingual joomla site setup and would like to use a different domain for each language. So instead of "englishsite.com/en/" and "englishsite.com/fr/", I would get "englishsite.com/" and "...
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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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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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Get the current Joomla URL

The following code works in Joomla 1.6, but it throws up a Strict Standards error in 3.x: Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference //Get the full URL for sharing ...
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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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Why is Jinput only getting one of two values from the url?

I am trying to extract two values from the url with Jinput. My url is: http://localhost/kitchen-guide-new/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45?subscribers_email=test@gmail.com&...
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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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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 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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Filtering com_content in the backend by url in Joomla 3.3.1

I am trying to filter the article manager in the backend via the url like: index.php?option=com_content&filter_category_id=18 but it doesn't seem to work. Instead it gives me a warning: ...
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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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Joomla 3.0 direct link to file with multi language

I have a direct link to a PDF on my multi-lang Joomla 3.0 site. However, when browsing to the link, Joomla keeps on injecting the language code /en/ into the URL, thus resulting in a 404 error. How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to remove en from my site urls?

After recovering joomla site from failed upgrade and from corrupt backup i at least got it to display something but now all my pages by default point to /index.php/en/ and because its pointing to "en" ...
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How Can I Get Rid Of Category Pages in Joomla

I have created several categories in my Joomla site to keep my articles organised but I have noticed that Google can see these categories and the category id and name is being added randomly to the ...
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Remove Article ID from Joomla 3 url

I am trying to remove the article id from a Joomla 3 URL. I searched around and the response is in components\com_content\router.php change 0 to 1 in $advanced = $params->get('sef_advanced_link', ...