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Connor McDonald

Thanks for the question, Greg.

Asked: October 14, 2020 - 5:36 pm UTC

Answered by: Connor McDonald - Last updated: October 15, 2020 - 7:00 am UTC

Category: Application Express - Version: 20.1

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Hi Tom and team,

let's suppose my public website, built on Oracle Apex of course and running on a shared host, is at www.example.com

Unfortunately, any new customers visiting "www.example.com" will be immediately redirected to a URL of something like "www.example.com/apex/workspace/r/exampleapp/app_homepage" (assuming we use friendly URLs).

Is there any way to display the URL as just "www.example.com", at least for the home page? Even something like "www.example.com/app_homepage" would be great.

All guidance much appreciated!

Many thanks,

Greg
https://www.comparefootballodds.co.uk/

PS I've seen some discussion of masking, but that has various downsides (e.g. poor for SEO, and unable to bookmark pages).

and we said...

Joel did a nice write up here on the basics of the URL, but if you dig into the comments you can see some discussion related to this

https://joelkallman.blogspot.com/2017/08/how-do-i-share-url-to-my-apex.html

Bottom Line - you really need to do it at the webserver level.


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October 15, 2020 - 1:48 pm UTC

Reviewer: A reader

Hi Connor,

Many thanks. Not the answer I was hoping for, but probably the one that was expected! :-)


All the best,

Greg
https://www.comparefootballodds.co.uk/

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