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14 September 2007 at 10:40pm
Seems that when you're in a subpage, SS makes the url as
Will this be changed in the next version or maybe someone has a nice solution to this
instead of starting to change the url rewriting rules myself..
Thanks.. sorry for all the questions here
15 September 2007 at 6:35am
not sure if there is a particular reason why you have to have page/subpage as you cannot specify the / character for your page url. What you could do is use the hyphen so you could have www.mysite.com/page-subpage1 and www.mysite.com/page-subpage2 if you wanted and this fullfilled your needs.
You specify this in the meta-data tab in the cms.
15 September 2007 at 7:25am
No, not any particular reason, it just seems the most logical to me, and the most common and easy to...
I suppose I could do your suggestion, but this would become cumbersome when you're getting in deep levels.
15 September 2007 at 8:57am
just curious and not that I'm an expert but why is - different than / except that / is the norm and associated with directory structures?
Does it make any difference to users of a site if its all controlled from site and menu links.
I'd be interested from an understanding point of view what it is you are trying to achieve.
15 September 2007 at 9:39am Last edited: 15 September 2007 9:40am
I believe you have answered the question yourself. I think it's because / is the norm and associated with directories.
I find myself - now I'm speaking personal - surfing through a site by just cutting and pasting parts of an url and treating it like a directory.
Probably it's just because I'm used to this kind of structure. A lot of sites use it like this.
I find it to be easier too: suppose a website with photos per country and state.
This would make sense to me. A lot of uses would then go back to the index of usa by cutting off the /quebec/photo part, at least I would. Maybe because we treat it as some kind of directory too.
16 September 2007 at 12:30am
I've noticed this discussion in the development forum maybe worth a read.
4 September 2008 at 7:40pm Last edited: 4 September 2008 7:50pm
I've just started using Silverstripe and I am currently still evaluating it to see if it fit my needs. I really like this CMS and hope I will be able to use it for my project which is quite large.
One function I need is to be able to create URL's like http://www.mysite.com/sweden/stockholm/about/subject/
This is very important for me, as if it is not possible, I'm afraid I have to find another CMS.
I found some good news at http://www.silverstripe.com/up-and-coming-features-aug2008/ about the new improved URL handler.
I installed the trunk silverstripe.2.0.DailyBuild.2008-09-04.tar.gz but can't figure out how to implement the new URL handler.
Is the new URL handler included in this DailyBuild? and if so how do I activate it?
4 September 2008 at 10:04pm
This feature isn't in the daily builds. That blog post only meant there is a new URL handler that will make implementing sub-level URLs for pages easier. This means that what you're after isn't quite possible at this point in time.
May I ask what your reason is for having this feature?
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