On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 4:52:01 PM UTC-4, ddevile wrote:
> Thank Sam & Elin for your answers
> Elin you are right about sef urls that saves the day, but (the router) is
> not very versatile as in wp and drupal where you can do many things on the
> created url. I follow the joomla project for few years and I'm still
> waiting for this change because i really don't like sh404 or any other 3dp
> There was a pull from hannes for a new router before 2.5 was released, is
> that gonna happen in 3.0?
> If not the UCM is due for 4.0 in 2013?
> Thanx again for your time
> Τη Κυριακή, 19 Αυγούστου 2012 5:59:50 μ.μ. UTC+3, ο χρήστης Elin έγραψε:
>> Any time you display a page on your site you should get all of the
>> modules set to show on all pages. If you aren't that's a problem and you
>> should report it to the tracker.
>> One thing to keep in mind i that the content of a page is NOT just the
>> content of the article. Search engines see your whole page--exactly what is
>> shown when you look at page source. When a search engine looks at a page
>> with different modules even though the body is the same it may be seeing a
>> very very different page -- precisely what you described i.e. one page with
>> no modules at all and another page with a give set of modules. We all know
>> too that on some pages modules are the dominant feature while on others
>> they have a minimal role in terms of the content of a page. Thus the two
>> pages you describe are different pages in content and will not be treated
>> as duplicate content in terms of penalty (and Google has explained over the
>> years that the penalty is not that severe unless they think you are
>> deliberately trying to trick people--they are smart people over there and
>> they actually do know that pages that are dynamically generated sometimes
>> have different ways of making the same request).
>> What's more important than duplicate content in the scenario you describe
>> is the risk to page rank if you have other sites linking to what from your
>> point of view is the same content but with different urls. For that you
>> need to really have some discipline and make sure you have the menu links
>> you need for the router to always find the sef right url.
>> By the way what were the sef urls for those two pages?
>> Until we go to unified content (unique ids for all items) we are really
>> not going to be able to solve the deep down problems of routing in the
>> application even though the platform is giving us better tools.
>> On Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:25:55 PM UTC-4, ddevile wrote:
>>> I am setting up a site and I just figure out a strange behavior of
>>> joomla 2.5.6.
>>> lets say we have an article id=2
>>> which belongs to a category id=2
>>> the url is
>>> but if you enter
>>> you see the article on an empty (no modules or whatever was set up in
>>> the category) template.
>>> This is a bug (for me at least) since the same content can be presented
>>> in more ways than the specified one. Duplicated content is no good for
>>> search engines as well.
>>> Maybe the routing should need a refurbishment?