Just a quick question about the way SilverStripe handles custom URLs. They don't appear to allow any way of showing hierarchy. For example, the normal way to show page hierarchy on a site would be to have the URL:
Whereas SS uses:
This raises two issues for me:
1)What happens if I have a multitude of parent-pages that have the same set of sub-pages? Would I have to manually enter in a URL such as http://example.co.nz/parent-page-sub-page/? Yuck!
2)If someone comes into the site by following a link, and it is a subpage, they may be interested in the general topic the sub-page is covering, and they may want to see what else the site offers in this area. Under a "normal" URL structure they could simply remove the sub-page from the URL and they'd find the parent-page. Now I know you can employ breadcrumbs to do this as well, but breadcrumbs take up site real-estate and aren't always appropriate.
Is anyone able to offer any reasons for this design choice?