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Does Joomla 3 automatically create a non-sef url when a category is created?

It is best to not think of Joomla as "creating these links" and instead recognizing that there are a variety of urls that Joomla can understand and load a page from. The non-sef url represents the ...
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How do I turn off Joomla inserting a BASE tag into the HTML?

I found this answer, but I don't think it's permanent. https://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?t=354052#p2725317 To remove the base tag in the header simply add this to your template file (index.php) $...
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Joomla URL format for custom component

You can use sef_ext plugins. In sh404sef find sef_ext folder and create com_my_comp.php file <?php defined('_JEXEC') or die('Direct Access to this location is not allowed.'); // ------------...
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Facebook change thumbnail, tittle, secription when using SEF and non SEF URL of the same page

Non SEF Urls can be troublesome. Query parameters are usually associated with tracking and usually discarded by Facebook. You can test how Facebook scrappes your site with the Debugger tool: https://...
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Get the option and view values of a SEF url (i.e. the internal url)

The Joomla router will set up the "option", "view" etc input parameters once it's parsed the SEF URL. So you just have to overwrite those values using the input set method (https://api.joomla.org/cms-...
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Search engines indexing blog items with both SEF urls and non-SEF urls

You have to add canonical link - the prefered URL. You can use an extesion like RSSeo from RSJoomla or just do it with override. Robert Went has a post - in english, where you can see how to use the ...
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Search engines indexing blog items with both SEF urls and non-SEF urls

Three tips that I use: 1) Make sure you have a sitemap that's submitted to Google Webmaster Tools (and Bing's Webmaster Tools as well) and make sure that this sitemap is using all the correct URLs ...
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How do I turn off Joomla inserting a BASE tag into the HTML?

I haven't tried it recently, but the following should still do it: $doc = JFactory::getDocument(); unset($doc->base); It can be placed in your template's index.php, or in a system plugin. For ...
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Using SEF URLs breaks all templates

I found the problem: The templates were not at all responsible. I am using the JCH Optimize plugin. In the Basic Options tab, there is a Use url rewrite parameter. That was the problem. When I ...
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Add querystring parameters and generate a SEF URL

Looking at the router implementation of com_jumi here https://github.com/BonavalMultimedia/com_jumi/blob/master/com_jumi_bnvl/router.php for me it seems it doesn't handle extra parameters when sef is ...
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301 redirects for old non-SEF urls to new SEF ones with new article IDs

From old non-sef urls to new SEF with new article IDs, sounds a little bit troublesome. Too many changes to track down all at once. It would be best if you had maintained the old article IDs, or at ...
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