Configuring Your Site’s Friendly URL
Friendly URLs are readable URLs that can helps Users quickly access your Site. Each URL must be unique and is appended to
When Private Pages are enabled, you can set friendly URLs for them as well. Once set, they are appended to
Setting a Site’s Friendly URL
Follow these steps to set your Site’s friendly URL:
Open the Site Menu (), expand Configuration, and go to Site Settings → Site Configuration → Site URL.
Enter a Friendly URL.
If you want to add a friendly URL for your Site’s Home Page, follow the additional steps in the next section.
Setting Your Instance’s Home URL
If you add a friendly URL for your instance’s Home Page, you should update your instance’s Home URL field so that page requests to
http://localhost:8080 redirect properly:
Open the Global Menu ( ), click the Control Panel tab, and go to Instance Settings.
Select Instance Configuration under the Platform heading and click the General link.
Under Navigation, enter your new friendly home URL into the Home URL field. For example, setting the friendly URL of your default Site to
/my-sitemakes your Site’s public Home Page’s URL
https://localhost:8080/web/my-site/home. So, you would enter
Once you’ve entered this setting, page requests to
localhost:8080 redirect to the friendly URL of your Liferay DXP instance’s new Home Page.