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Juanca
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Impossible friendly URLs

Post by Juanca » Sat Feb 24, 2024 5:02 pm

Impossible friendly URLs
I am a Joomla user since 1.x
I have always been updating, and everything is fine
Since versions 4x and now 5x it is impossible to make URLs friendly
I follow all the steps
I rename htaccess.txt to .htaccess and web.config.txt to web.config
I've done it on other occasions and had no problems.
But since the last versions I have never been able to do it and I need it for a clean installation with the saved data.
Some help?
Thank you.
Last edited by toivo on Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: mod note: moved from 5.x Installation

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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Sat Feb 24, 2024 7:05 pm

What web-server are you using?

The web.config file is used by IIS
The .htaccess is used by Apache.
Nginx does not use a file at all.

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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by Juanca » Sat Feb 24, 2024 7:28 pm

I use Apache with .htaccess
Centos Web Panel
PHP 8.1
MariaDB
But I can't get the friendly URLs

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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by brian » Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:24 pm

is this your own server? does it have the apache mod_rewrite enabl;ed
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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by Juanca » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:10 pm

Thank you Yngve Berg. Thanks Brian; I don't know, I have to look at it, but the Joomla that I have been updating since 3x works correctly with friendly URLs.
They don't appear in the new installations.

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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by Juanca » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:22 pm

Apache mod_rewrite enabled, yes, say:
Apache Server Status
rewrite_module (shared)

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Re: Impossible friendly URLs

Post by JAVesey » Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:12 am

I’m using the standard J5.x htaccess.txt renamed to .htaccess and I can assure that works perfectly on Apache/Litespeed servers.

There’s probably something amiss at server/hosting level.

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