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TOPIC: IDs appearing in SEF URL

IDs appearing in SEF URL 6 years, 8 months ago #44825

Joomla 2.5.16
Virtuemart 2.0.26
JoomSEF 4
Virtuemart extension

This is an upgrade from Joomla 1.5
23,000 URLs were imported via SQL

There are two problems
Imported URLs do not work. e.g.
/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&category_id=622&page=shop.browse&Itemid=10622

Configuring JoomSEF to create new URLs places an ID (instead of virtuemart) into the SEF, e.g.
/31/category/product
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Re: IDs appearing in SEF URL 6 years, 8 months ago #44826

  • dajo
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Hi,

It is not that simple to import old URLs from Joomla 1.5 to 2.5, as they both use very different URLs structures. If you used VirtueMart 1.x on your Joomla 1.5 website, the URLs are completely different., you would have to write some migration script to fix their structure.

For the ID in your SEF URL, first of all check what is your Active Handler set for VirtueMart extension in JoomSEF's Extensions Manager. Then check your menu alias, if it is set correctly.
ARTIO Support Team
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Re: IDs appearing in SEF URL 6 years, 8 months ago #44835

That is disappointing.
I understand this is not your issue but a problem for virtuemart.
To my amazement, I have found no solutions on virtuemart forum, so I wrote a small script to modify the database.
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