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URL rewriting?

Postby arachne » Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:52 pm

Hi - looked round the forums but couldn't see an answer to this Q:

How can you change the ways the article URLs are generated, from:


to what the Canadian Journal of Communication uses:

http://www.cjc-online.ca/viewarticle.ph ... ayout=html

- I have seen the posts on getting rid of the 'index.php' part, which I will be working on, but what about the rest?

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Postby asmecher » Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:59 pm

Hi Jenea,

The Canadian Journal of Communications currently uses OJS 1.x, which is an entirely different (and much older) application. If you'd rather use URL parameters than the CGI path_info, try turning on disable_path_info in config.inc.php.

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Postby arachne » Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:31 pm

Thanks for the ridiculously quick reply! I'll give that a shot.

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Postby arachne » Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:19 pm

Argh - unfortunately setting

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disable_path_info = Off

killed my painstaking and finally successful erase of 'index.php' !! (from viewtopic.php?t=741&highlight=url)

Perhaps I just need a better understanding of the base_url parameters?

I have this right now:

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base_url[index] = http://www.medusamedia.ca/journal/index
base_url[3sp] = http://www.medusamedia.ca/journal/3sp

- (test site) where my install is not at the root but is in /journal/

Or do the two solutions not match?

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