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#1   bksbeat

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 00:17

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I have installed the likes of seo url 5, kiss meta tags in the past so I think the issue is not there but basically what I trying to accomplish with my website www.nontando.com is that when you press one of my categories. eg. masks, all I want appearing in my url/header is :

www.nontando.com/african masks

right now I have when you select the masks category.


This would basically apply to all my categories and I got to imagine this has a negative impact for SEO as folks would be searching for african masks not index.php/masks-c-29.

Any guidance would be much appreciated....

#2   Praful Kamble

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 05:25


Go to admin>>configuration>>SEO URLs 5 and set option "Force www.mysite.com/ when www.mysite.com/index.php" to Ture.


Add a rule to htaccess to redirect /index.php to www.domainname.com.

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#3   bksbeat

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 00:42


It is set to true, i.e. SEO URL 5.

I tried last night to add code to htaccess and nothing worked - I am not sure how to Add a rule to htaccess to redirect /index.php to www.nontando.com. If the config SEO URL 5 is not working I doubt the htaccess will make any difference.

I am thinking of rewriting my website in weebly - osc has become too cumbersome and outdated to manage.