Pretty URLs on Nginx? Howto??

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jradxl
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Pretty URLs on Nginx? Howto??

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The documentation at:
https://docs.cmsmadesimple.org/configuration/pretty-url

when using other webserver, in my case, Nginx to add at end config.php:-

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$config['url_rewriting'] = 'internal';
The above is straightforward.

It then says:-

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Step 2
The head section of your HTML template should contain the tag:
{metadata}
Which I don't understand.
I'm using the free bandb design

Where do I add this?
Via Admin?
or am I supposed to edit a file?
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Re: Pretty URLs on Nginx? Howto??

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The {metadata} tag is already in the bandb_master template.
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Re: Pretty URLs on Nginx? Howto??

Post by jradxl »

Many thanks for reply.

I have now sorted out my URLs without the "index.php" running on Nginx, as follows...
1. Was using Vivaldi browers on Ubuntu 20.10, and it was giving me strange urls.
The problem isn't using Firebox and Chrome.

2.Yes, {metadata}, is in the bandb_master template, which can be found in Admin, at the path, Layout > Design Manager, then select "bandb_master" in the first Template tab, and it's a few lines down near <head>

2. My Config.php looks like this. Note that 'url_rewriting' = 'mod_rewrite', because I'm using a Nginx statement that emulates that on Apache.

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$config['assume_mod_rewrite'] = 'false';
$config['page_extension'] = '';
$config['use_hierarchy'] = 'false';
$config['url_rewriting'] = 'mod_rewrite';
$config['internal_pretty_urls'] = 'false';
$config['root_url'] = $_SERVER['REQUEST_SCHEME'] . '://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/cmsms';
3.My Nginx site.conf has this:-

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location /cmsms
    {
        try_files $uri $uri/ /cmsms/index.php?page=$request_uri;
    }
4. A URL on my test site looks like this:-

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http://www.XXXX.dynu.net/cmsms/news/1/1/News-Info
It was definitely Vivaldi that was confusing this issue.
Hope this helps anyone searching in the future.
Suggest the documentation is enhanced to make it easier for beginners
Last edited by jradxl on Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:52 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Pretty URLs on Nginx? Howto??

Post by KO »

I have that typical

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$config['url_rewriting'] = 'mod_rewrite';
in config.php and

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location / {
     try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?page=$request_uri ;
}
in NGINX settings for that domain. Pretty URLs work perfectly fine :)

Please look at here https://www.nginx.com/resources/wiki/st ... de_simple/
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