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Is there a way to force EE to have unique url_titles for channel entries

EE has always maintained a unique entry id, but only unique url titles within a given channel. There is no way that I know of to force unique url titles across all channels. This usually isn't an ...
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Question on Expressionengine url structure

Like, multiple different ways, depending on what you want to do. One way: {!-- template: teamplate.group/index.html (default template group) --} {exp:channel:entries {if segment_1} ...
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Possible to alter url_title field so it populates from the title and another field

Have a look at the Magic Fields add-on - it can do this.
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Specific word choice in URL title is causing a 404 error on a page. Can anyone help?

Finally resolved this. On a whim I decided to try the URL /en and that had the same effect too so that meant it had to be language related, with the original problem being with 'de'. In my htaccess, ...
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Removing & regenerating url titles?

As variant you can just use MX Title Control and regenerate you url_ titles by any pattern; by default this ext is repeated default EE logic and convert url_title into a low case. if you want to ...
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Removing & regenerating url titles?

Here's another wing at it, one that will probably be more successful. Note that if you have thousands and thousands of rows in your exp_channel_titles table you might have to up your PHP's mem_limit. ...
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Get Category Details by just URL_TITLE in EE

My recommendation would be to look at Cat2 and Low Seg2Cat (if you need to infer category data from a URL segment).
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Remove all URL-segments except for url-title?

Whether you can depends somewhat on how your site / templates are designed. As far as EE is concerned, you don't really need to specify which channel or anything to retrieve an entry - the url_title ...
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Redirect url from /blog/singlepage/entry_id to /blog/singlepage/url-title

It would be possible, if you don't mind doing a page reload as part of the process. EE can find an entry with just the url_title or entry_id, so all you need to do is create a default template that is ...
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Automated entry url numbering

This add-on Willow-Smart-URL-Title will increment the url_title number (up to 10)
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How to achieve desired URL structure: /category/entry/

You need 3 templates(index, .landing, .detail) under services template group. index.html {if segment_3} {if segment_3 ~ "/^P\d+/"} {!-- Pagination state --} {embed="services/....
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get url_title from title?

You would simply use {url_title} within your entries loop. {exp:channel:entries channel="videos" search:category="some_category"} <span>{title}<span> <a href="www.domain.com/videos/{...
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MX Title Control not working with Channel Form entries

I see from your MX Title Control GitHub Issue that you've fixed your issue. Nice job mate! For any other readers the solution, which is a patch Joe submitted is listed here : https://github.com/...
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How to disallow characters in URL titles

Pop open your config file: /system/expressionengine/config/config.php Look for a config option for 'permitted_uri_characters' - if you don't have it, you can add the line: $config['...
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Pass segments to variables in exp channel entry

Because if you have a four digits segment, EECMS will try to filter the entries by the year of their creation. Try to set the dynamic parameter to no.
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If else condition involving contains on url-title?

You need some RegEx for that. Using the new conditionals operators of EECMS version 2.9: {if event_photo} {exp:imgsizer:size src="{event_photo}" alt="{title}" width="300" height="450" class="...
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Old URLs pointing to the same product name

With Justin pointing me in the right direction, I was able to figure out the PHP error for no object created (yet) {exp:channel:entries channel="products" limit="1" require_entry="yes" url_title=" {...
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Old URLs pointing to the same product name

EE is going to try to figure out what content to serve automatically unless you specify what content to grab. So when you have a URL that has a valid URL title like www.example.com/products/g3-product ...
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