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Uniform (or Universal) Resource Locator, the address of a World Wide Web page.

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Displaying category information on a “Single Entry Page”

I’m completely stumped. I’m working on my first eCommerce website using the “Store Module”. The problem that I’m running into is in regards to Categories. I have setup a number or categories for the ...
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S=5eb7474c89555... in URL? What is it? How do I get rid of it?

I setup the links in my header navigation using {path='site'}, {path='about'}, etc. When I view the rendered pages, the links have an extra parameter S=. Examples: http://example.com/index.php/S=...
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Removing part of EE urls with .htaccess or via other methods?

I've had a similar question up on Stack Overflow, but now that we've got this shiny new site, I figured I might as well bring it here. With EE 2, is it possible to remove anything other than index....
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How to deploy from localhost development server to live server?

When working on localhost the URLs have begun with http://localhost/~macuser/example.com/ and the file paths have begun with a local file path. What is the best way to deploy a site once it is ...
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Populating Href With URL from Previous Page?

I'm basically trying to create a button that will take the users back to a search results page of a directory. Is there any way to populate href with the url of the previous page?
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EE Calendar Tag & Low Yearly Achives

Im using Yearly archives to display articles by month: {exp:low_yearly_archives channel="news" start_month="1" status="not closed" sort="desc" show_future_entries="no" start_year="" end_year=""} {...
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Disable "Invalid GET Data" Error

I have a site that's being ported to ExpressionEngine as a temporary stopgap while a longer term strategy is worked out. The issue is that there are URLs in Google (and the wild) that have "bad" query ...
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How to add .html to URL's

I am building a reasonable size replacement site in EE and will be migrating content from an existing static-built site. In order to maintain as many inbound and internal links as possible, what is ...
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Strange URLs appeared in Webmaster tools

Got a very weird issue with an old EE (1.7) site, not one i've seen before. After a server migration, we started getting a number of odd URLs being reported in Webmaster tools, all throwing errors (...
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How to access query string params in a template?

I need to access the query string params in a template. How can I access these variables? http://example.com/search.php?size=large&color=red&page=1
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Safecracker not creating entries with correct url for Structure

I am currently building a web app that allows users to create a list of their own contacts which are then stored as channel entries. This generally works fine however the Structure URLs are not being ...
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How to remove trailing slash from URLs?

I would like to remove duplicate URLs by removing the trailing slash from URLs. If someone enters a URL like http://example.com/something/ it should 301 redirect to http://example.com/something. ...
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Is it possible to have category name instead of template_group in uri?

I would like to be able to have the url-structure like http://example.com/category_name/entry_url_title Now i know that the default structure in ExpressionEngine is template_group/...
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Create a variable from a URL's Query String

How can I create a variable that is pulled from a URL like the one below? eg: http://www.example.com/page.php?Item_ID=774&score=42 Need to pull the number "42" from the url and placed into a ...
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S=0 in URL's of ExpressionEngine site

S=0 is randomly appearing in URL's of an ExpressionEngine site that is being developed. Has anyone encountered this before? If so, what was the issue? Example of url: example.com/S=0/search/results/ ...
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Changing the url structure of established site?

Just a quick question regarding the URL (template) structures in expression engine. I have an established site that has been live for almost a year. I was brand new to EE when I set up and therefore ...
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URL for template pages?

I created a static page using just template files. For example, say I have the following: /pages/faqs/ The page is accessible via http://www.domain.com/index.php/pages/faqs. What if I wanted the URL ...
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Building an add-on that accepts data from a custom front-end URL

My goal is to have a REST endpoint that I can push AJAX requests to, have those requests be parsed, potentially push some data into the DB via a channel, and then return a JSON status message. I don't ...
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Structure {page_url} variables still pointing to staging site after deploying to production

This question is also on StackOverflow. Sorry for repeating... I've just moved an ExpressionEngine (v.2.5.3) stage site to the production server. The site uses Structure and Publisher add-ons. ...
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Problems with pages module and page url

At the moment I'm strugling with the pages module and the page uri. I have the following page created with the pages module: members |- members/calendar |- members/safety When I visit the URL www....
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Custom URL Segment for Member Profile Page

What's the best solution to let Members choose their own url-segment to display its profile? I'm already using Solspaces «User» and «Zoo Visitor» as well as custom builded templates for profiles (...
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Remove template segment from URL

Is it possible to remove the template group from the url so instead of http://example.com/blog/article/postone it would be http://example.com/blog/postone. I already stripped the index.php via ....
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How can I create a custom template for a specific content item?

Use regular news ‘news/index’ template: /site/news/regular-news Use special ‘news/special-story’ template: /site/news/special-story-which-needs-custom-template
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Problems with pagination

On the backend administration area, I am unable to go to any of the pages of articles via the page number links naturally. The Page links go to: http://mydomain.com/C=content_edit&tbl_offset=50 ...
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Use unique user id in url segment

I have a simple page with a simple PayPal Buy button on the page. When a person buys an item, and completes the purchase on PayPal, they will be returned to a thank-you page. In order to NOT have ...
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Is there a plugin that will strip a bit of text out of a string?

I've got a variable like {current_url} which contains the full url of the page you are on. I want to strip out the last segment from it. Is there a plugin or native EE way of doing that? Say that ...
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Is it possible to build the URL Title of an entry from a different field than Title?

In EE the "URL Title" field is automatically built based on what you enter in the "Title" field. Is it possible — with an extension or otherwise — to build the URL Title from a different, or better ...
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Parsing URL with hashes

Have this URL: http://192.168.1.2/univsched#/csf How can I parse this using EE tags? I want the value: csf segment_x tags don't work.
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{site_url} when updating on localhost and transfer to remote server

I'm a newbie upgrading an ExpressionEngine site from 1.6.8 to 2.7.2. I did this on my local server. Worked pretty well but I lucked out since I don't have any add-ons to upgrade. However, not ...
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Templates and URL Structure

EE doesn't allow you to make template groups within groups. So if you're looking to have "books/chapters/" or "book/chapters/summary" and this didn't happen coincide with channel entries, would the ...
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Anything after segment_1 in URL causes CSS not to load

CSS is not loading if there is anything after segment_1. This includes a trailing slash or an entry id. This happens on ANY template on this site but not other sites on the same server with the same ....
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Registration spam possible attack vectors

I have dealt with spam problems previously with some valuable help from this forum but I've got a site that is suffering with registration spam at the moment and no matter what I try, nothing seems to ...
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Using Dynamic URL's in {Segment_1}

Is it possible to use dynamic urls in {segment_1}. I prefer not to use a plugin and might opt for a mod_rewrite solution but I am curious if this is possible out of the box. For example... http://...
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Template Routes Manager remove index.php and template group?

I've read all of the eecms documentation on Template Routes Manager to no avail. I don't see any simple tutorial on how to use template route manager to remove index.php or template_group name. Is ...
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Templates in default group not displaying unless group name is in the URL

I have a set of templates in my default template group called "home". These templates are "about", "contact-us", "membership" and of course "index". Only the "index" template will display without the ...
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Question Mark (?) symbol in URLs

Recently I have noticed a question mark symbol in my sites slugs. http://www.url.co.uk/?/contact/ Does any one no what this means and why it has suddenly appeared?
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url rewrite / removing index.php on IIS 7

Does anyone have experience doing this on a windows server, running IIS7? I've got access to the IIS manager, and the URL Rewrite module, but how to setup the rewrite rules, and how should the ...
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How to set the default template group in index.php

I'm running multiple domains/sites with one EE install without using MSM (I don't need the power or complexity and to save licence fees). I have copied the index.php file to the subsidiary domain and ...
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Google indexing weird EE URL's

One of our clients is having a problem with Google indexing incorrect URL's. The shop templates are using something like... {if segment_2 != "" AND segment_3 == "" AND segment_4 == ""} Parent ...
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EE in subfolder not working correctly

I've got EE running in a subfolder on a dev environment, such as: http://website.com/folder_name/ But somehow, the folder keeps being removed from the URL for certain things. E.g. the "Home" icon on ...
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Category and URL problem

In my url the entry have a category and a sub-category. Category = meat sub category = beef href="{url}/{channel_short_name}/{categories}{category_url_title}{/categories}/{url_title}" I'm using {...
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Sending paramters in url

Any idea about How can I send paramaters in url in expression tags and get values of this paramaters in next page In first template I wrote this code <a href ='r_rss/openOneNews?url={rss_link}'&...
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Define links with a trailing slash /

I have a site where all the main navigation links (Top Navigation, footer nav and html sitemap page) link to URLs without a trailing slash, however the canonical tags for all pages end with trailing ...
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EE1 - Every URL Displays Homepage

I'm updating an EE1 site to v2, but first I need to get it set up on my local server. The homepage and control panel are working great, but every URL on the site displays the homepage template. Not ...
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Google Indexed URL Containing S= and Random Characters

When logged into the Admin of Expression Engine, and then visiting the front of the site, sometimes the URL contains an S followed by lots of characters, like this: www.mydomain.com/S=...
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How do you remove template group from URL?

I've scouring through StackExchange looking for an answer for the last few days with no luck. These are the suggestions that I've seen without any real detail or resources: 1.) Somehow use the ...
Justin Meyers's user avatar
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Converting spaces in file_url with CE String

Using the Grid we've have a project where a large number of files have been uploaded with spaces in the file names. We want to encode the URLs so the files can be downloaded. To try to solve this we ...
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segment begins with?

Is there a way, WITHOUT PHP, to test if a segment begins with a value? We send emails with shortened URLs and want to be able to parse the segments accordingly. i.e. http://www.oursite.com/...
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Managing Category URLs

I am developing a site where I need to manage the URLs like: http://www.site.com/CATEGORY-URL-TITLE : To show the the entries of that category in segment 1 http://www.site.com/CATEGORY-URL-TITLE/...
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query string params

Got a site that want to use tracking in URLS like http://domain.com/segment_1/segment_2/?utm_campaign=google Now this works fine locally but on the production server, it renders the 404. On MAMP I'...
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