How to enable SEF?

To enable the Search engine friendly URLs for your MiaCMS you should first rename the htaccess.txt file which is located in your MiaCMS directory to .htaccess. This file contains all the rewrite rules that are required by your application to rewrite the URLs of your articles and pages to SEO optimized and human readable links. For example:§ionid=4&id=16&Itemid=27

will be renamed to:

You can rename your htaccess.txt file via your cPanel -> file manager -> navigate to your MiaCMS folder and select the htaccess.txt file. The new name should be .htaccess – please be advised that the file name should begin with a dot “.” On the other hand, you can rename your file via your favorite FTP client by accessing your account via FTP and rename the file via the FTP client interface.

When you have your file renamed you should refer to your MiaCMS administrative area -> Global configuration icon -> Search Engine Optimization tab. From this tab, please set the Search Engine Friendly URLs to Yes and click on the Save button on the top right corner.