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MemphisMark
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Bizarre Category IDs

Post by MemphisMark » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:45 pm

I am using sh404SEF to manually set up SEF urls. I use it to change an URL like (index.php?option=com_content&Itemid=101&catid=12&id=711&lang=en&view=article) to a SEF url of www.xxx.com/blog/article name.

My problem is happening when Joomla creates an URL that is using a bizarre catid, generally 200X, so it's throwing an URL of (index.php?option=com_content&Itemid=101&catid=2007&id=711&lang=en&view=article)

When this catid=2007 URL shows up, it goes to the proper article, but sh404sef sees this as a different URL, so it generates an SEF url of www.xxx.com/article name (notice the missing "/blog").

I don't have any category ID's over 50, yet I can see sometimes 6, 7 even 8 URLs for the same article, each with a different catid between 2003 and 2017.

How can I get Joomla to stop this?
Last edited by toivo on Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:07 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Bizarre Category IDs

Post by leolam » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:32 pm

The problem is not Joomla but SH404. Please also view viewtopic.php?f=714&t=793531

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Re: Bizarre Category IDs

Post by MemphisMark » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:43 pm

Leo,

I’m not in a position to run FPA right now. Please explain how you see this is happening. I am “discussing” this right now on Weeblr’s support page with the developer and I’m having difficulty getting him to comprehend that there is a problem in the first place.

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Re: Bizarre Category IDs

Post by Webdongle » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:38 am

Leo is correct ... the problem is with sh404SEF
Uninstall it then clear Joomla cache.
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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