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Url duplicated in account activation link?
« on: April 04, 2017, 13:25:54 pm »
Hi all, I;m trying to bring quite a messy site up to scratch and am testing functionality as I go along.

I have just registered as a new user and received an email activation link, however the link has come in the format of:


The main url is duplicated. Even after correcting the url by removing the first part the page does not load. So basically I'm trying to figure out:

1 - How to correct the URL
2 - Why the generated token page reports the following error:
This site can’t be reached

https’s server DNS address could not be found.
Search Google for https pretty tomboy nation login registration activate

I am using Joomla 3.6.5 with VM3.2.0

Any help or advice would be most welcome.


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Re: Url duplicated in account activation link?
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2017, 13:59:02 pm »
The activation link is sent by Joomla, and should be of the format

Is there some extension installed to modify the registration process/email as you url is obviously different.

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Re: Url duplicated in account activation link?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2017, 14:29:26 pm »
I am using Joomsef, I;m just checking the settings in there...thank you. I'll post back with my findings.