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Search Engine Friendly URLs problem in Joomla

Posted on 2011-03-04
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Hi,

I have set up a site using Joomla and the K2 extension and I have Search Engine Friendly URLs turned ON.

All of the links from my main menu work fine but when I try and hit an actual item, I get the following error:

404 - Item not found

When I turn SEF urls OFF it works fine and loads the item. but I dont want to turn these off.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.



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by:rashgang
ID: 35036053
Please check the query string passing same for all the menus.  that name passes alias name so please check it. other wise we need to hack it in htaccess. file

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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35036204
Hi Rashgang, can you explain how I check this?
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by:rashgang
ID: 35036331
It will search for the alias name that is given for the article or menu name

for example

domain.com/index.php/services.html
or
domain.com/services/main.html
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by:rashgang
ID: 35036346
can you post the live url?
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35036511
try either 1 of these links:

http://tinyurl.com/4ncf63l
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by:rashgang
ID: 35041822
can you tell me which one is causing problem
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35042983
Click either of the content links on the above link and you will get to the error page.

404 - Item not found
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by:rashgang
ID: 35043002
please  post the links i have tested it nothing given 404 error
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35045979
If you click this link:

http://tinyurl.com/4ncf63l

Then you will see that there are 2 items under the drawing category, both of which go to a 404 page.
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rashgang earned 500 total points
ID: 35053393
Please try to put any sef component. There are many non-commercial component availables in joomla extension.

http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/site-management/sef


Try this
http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/site-management/sef/1063
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35061867
I really didnt want to install an extension to fix this problem, surely it is something I can do with the settings?
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 35122215
Any ideas on what I can try?
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by:rashgang
ID: 35125579
Please put any non-commercial components artiosef component even me also having the same trouble we cant get the correct sef url using joomla default sef bcoz it has written like that.
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by:Eternal_Student
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didn't really understand what you just said?!?
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by:rashgang
ID: 35136705
Even me also having the same trouble when enabling default joomla sef component. You MUST PUT ANY
any non-commercial components.

This is the best non-commercial component

Artio sef component
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