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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 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 to remove the 'index.php' from URL's?

I was wondering if it is possible to remove the 'index.php' that is shown in every URL.
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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', ...
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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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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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Alias and title in article url

At the moment my joomla articles are using the alias in the urls, like that: site.com/menu/article-alias Now I need to add the title of the specific joomla article in my url, too. So I will have a ...
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How can I change a SEF URL to display another template?

I am using Joomla 3.3 and K2 v2.6.9. I have a category view with several items, namely books. The URL looks like this: http://localhost/index.php?option=com_k2&view=itemlist&task=category&...
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Why are Joomla url query strings commonly delimited with "&" instead of "&"?

I often see Joomla url querystrings with & delimiters between key-value pairs instead of the standard &. In a previous question, How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive ...
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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 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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Redirecting multilingual url

I'm having a hard time redirecting URLs on multilingual Joomla site. New site has following URL structure: http://sitename.com/[language]/[pagename].html and old site URL structure is as follows : ...
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News Module not redirecting to correct place

Hi All On our home page we have a latest news module that you click through to to read an article in the blog. http://se24media.net/adnitt/ Unfortunately when you click through I wanted it to display ...
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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 make external url as homepage

I own a live website and I'm attempting to replace the current homepage using an external url as menu item, the external url is an index.html. This way the browser should open that page first but that'...
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How to Remove article id from Joomla 3.4.3

I would like to remove article id's from Joomla 3.4.3 urls; example.com/howto/428-how-to-play-android-games-on-your-pc I have found following from other threads; Replace this: $advanced = $params->...
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