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Home : Support : Tutorials : Aliases

Aliases

This documentation applies to QuantumCMS version 5.

An Alias is an alternate URL for a page on your web site. You can create an Alias for the old address of a page that has been moved so users will be redirected if they attempt to access the old address. You can also use an Alias to create a short URL for a page so you can reference it more easily in a marketing campaign, email, or on Twitter.

When you move a page, you can easily create an Alias for the old address. If you move the page using the Navigation Tree, you will be prompted with a dialog box. Otherwise, if you move a page using the Child Pages tab, you will need to check the box below the Destination Page field.

Additionally, you can create an Alias manually on any page.

Step 1:

Using the Navigation Tree, select the page where you want to add an Alias.

Step 2:

Select Aliases from the Properties menu.

Step 3:

Click the Add button to add a new Alias.

Step 4:

Enter the address of the new alias in the Alias field, making sure to leave the leading slash (“/”) in place.

Step 5:

Enter a Comment (not required, but useful to help remind you in the future why you added this alias).

Step 6:

Press Save when complete.