Drupal - URL Alias


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In this chapter, we will study about Drupal URL Alias. URL or Uniform Resource Locater Aliases is a page address on your web page, it changes the existing system path to new path alias.

Following are the simple steps to create URL Aliases in Drupal.

Step 1 − Click Configuration as shown in the following screen.

Drupal URL Alias

Step 2 − Click on URL aliases.

Drupal URL Alias

Step 3 − Then, click Add alias.

Drupal URL Alias

Step 4 − The Url aliases page will get displayed as shown in the following screen.

Drupal URL Alias

Following are the details about the fields present in URL aliases page.

  • Language − Specifies the language to be used in URL aliases.

  • Existing system path − Existing system path of an Article/Page in Drupal site.

  • Path alias − New path alias that replaces with the existing system path of an Article/Page.

Click the Save button.

Step 5 − You can view your created URL aliases in the list as shown in the following screen.

Drupal URL Alias

Step 6 − When you go back to Drupal Admin panel and hover over Article, it will display the newly added Path alias at the left bottom of the screen as shown in the following screen.

Drupal URL Alias

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