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How do you define "friendly URLs"? Friendly URLs are basically website addresses that are called "friendly" because they provide a more readable URL that can help both users and search engines. To see the difference of using a friendly URL, review the URLs in the table below:
|Non-friendly URL||Friendly URL|
The following tutorial is the first part in a two-part series required to setup friendly URLs in MODX Revolution. We will first walk through the steps to use the MODX version of the .htaccess file.
If you have completed this portion of the preparation, please continue to the second part named Part II: Making Template and System Setting Changes to Enable Friendly URLs.
The following steps re-names your current .htaccess file so that you can replace it with the MODX-provided file.
MODX provides a version of the .htaccess file in its default installation. However, you will need to edit the file before uploading the file into your hosting server files to use it.
NOTE: MODX provides the instructions on what you should change in the .htaccess file, but you should carefully review any entries that you make. These entries must be correct or there will be errors generated and the website may not work.
This concludes the first part of setting up friendly URLs for MODX websites. In order to enable friendly URLS in MODX, all of the changes noted in the 2-part series are required. To complete the process, please go to Part II: Making Template and System Setting Changes to Enable Friendly URLs in MODX.
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