Friendly v Unfriendly URL's

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Friendly v Unfriendly URL's

Post by lonsdale50 » Fri Dec 29, 2023 1:15 pm

My site -

I have a menu item "Operations" with a submenu "Green Maintenance", a category "Green Maintenance" and a module "Green Maintenance" which displays a list of all articles with a category of "Green Maintenance"

If I select an article from the list it all displays fine but the URL is in the unfriendly format - I would really like it to be friendly

I know I could create a category list hidden menu item selecting the relevant category and that does work but it does seem to be a long winded solution

Any other ideas or suggestions as to where I'm going wrong would be much appreciated


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Re: Friendly v Unfriendly URL's

Post by pl71 » Sat Apr 06, 2024 6:29 am

Hmm, on a fresh J5 install such a module displays articles with friendly URLs, without any additional settings, etc.
Do you have in System Configuration/Site/SEO/Search Engine Friendly URLs = ON
Actually, how is your SEO section configured?

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Re: Friendly v Unfriendly URL's

Post by AMurray » Sat Apr 06, 2024 9:27 pm

Regards - A Murray
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