Author Topic: "-detail" string in the SEO Suffix  (Read 4322 times)

steinarasb

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"-detail" string in the SEO Suffix
« on: November 09, 2011, 08:57:18 am »
Hi all.

I've got a J!1.7.2 site with VM2, migrated from J!1.5 and VM1 up and running (dev).

I'm now facing an issue where no mather what category I click on in the shop-front, every product in the database is displayed (with pagination).

Is this a known issue?
Anyone got a way to fix it?

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Steinar

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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2011, 12:08:56 pm »
vm1 or vm2? which version? I think it was in the L release, update to M please
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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2011, 12:15:40 pm »
Hi Milbo.
I was just writing a update when you posted your reply.

Not sure what caused this.
This problem eksisted both with virtuemart1.9.8.RC2L and after an AOI upgrade to virtuemart1.9.8.RC2M.
I reinstalled virtuemart1.9.8.RC2M from the extention manager, and now I can browse my categories.

What seems to be a problem now is that when i try to view a product page I get redirected to the shop front (but with the product URL in the address line).

I guess your questions is addressed in this post :)

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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2011, 12:19:23 pm »
Ref: "What seems to be a problem now is that when i try to view a product page I get redirected to the shop front (but with the product URL in the address line)."

This actually worked after i re-added the "-detail" string in the SEO Suffix.

I'd prefer nothing there actually.
SEO-wise product-name is favoured to product-name-detail IHMO.
Is this supposed to be possible?

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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2011, 12:34:50 pm »
Be sure that you updated your core and the aio. When you have an old aio installed, you must download it manually. All AIO before K point to the update stream of the core.

You should look in the SEO board for your last question. The detail is needed to differ a category from a productdetail. We use a suffix, because the last words in the URL are less important. You can even adjust the word to your language/taste.
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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2011, 15:45:48 pm »

I'd prefer nothing there actually.
SEO-wise product-name is favoured to product-name-detail IHMO.
Is this supposed to be possible?

you can use

"buy" or "sale" and will not hurt, and maybe help SEO.

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Re: All categories in VM2 shows every product in the database
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2011, 11:13:13 am »
Good idea, I'll keep it in mind.
One could also consider entering a geographical name, in thos cases where that makes sense.