Tuesday, 07 January 2014 17:46

Joomla: Removing time stamp from SEF URL's

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Because of non english character or an incorrect alias in our category names, joomla will replace the category name with a time stamp lik 2014-01-01-07-15-29. This can be solved easily. Just follow these steps to fix the problem

  • Change Menu item type from 'External Url' to 'Text Separator'
  • New 'Alias' field will appear beloe the 'Menu title' field which will contain the time stamp.
  • Now, edit the alias field & change the time stamp to what we need to replace with. Then save the menu item.
  • Again, change the menu item type from 'Text Separator' to 'External Url'
  • Now finally the time stamp is removed from the joomla SEF URLs.

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