Changing base url in Magento website

Hi everyone,

I need to change the url of some of the pages in my magento website. For example instead of:

http://www.mystore.com/about-us

I need to change it to:

http://www.mystore.com/company

 The following code snippet was found at /template/page/html/header.phtml

                    <li><a href="<?php echo $this->getUrl('about-us')?>">About us</a></li>

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To change the url of the About Us page, is it as simple as changing that one line of code to:

                    <li><a href="<?php echo $this->getUrl('company')?>">Company</a></li>

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Or do I need to change other sections of the code in other parts of the site?

My php is very limited so I'd really appreciate any assistance.

Thanks in advance.
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lenamtlCommented:
Hi just changing the url in the template like you propose should work ok.
Have you tried it ?
Always make a full backup of the files & DB when you do modification.

here is some information about URL:
http://www.demacmedia.com/magento-commerce/magento-tutorials/guide-using-urls-magento/
http://www.demacmedia.com/magento-commerce/magento-tutorials/adding-custom-links-local-xml/
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gwh2Author Commented:
Thanks very much
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dmcmillinCommented:
you actually don't even have to do that. It's a simple .htaccess edit. requiring magento to always handle redirects is troublesome.

redirect /oldurl http://www.example.com/newurl
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