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Links in editor loses the friendly url



We are about to release a new web on CMS9.4 and have encountered a problem regarding links in editor. We find links that looks like this: instead of

It doesn't matter if i delete the link and redo the linking in the editor. Any idéas?


Feb 05, 2016 11:05

Thats an internal url so it should be stored like that in editor. Is the same link displayed to end user? Episerver should normally transform those to external links when rendering field to user

Feb 05, 2016 12:26

Yes, in some cases it displays the internal link to end user. We have an editor-block and some of them contains the faulty urls. I then have to delete the block and create a new one. I can copy the content, and even the link from the old and then it works. Can it have happened when we upgraded the cms from 9 to 9.4?

Feb 05, 2016 17:55

Checked sitesettings in admin and the domain name there?

Feb 05, 2016 18:38

Done any custom routing?

Feb 05, 2016 18:47

Yes sitesettings are ok. No custom routing done!

Feb 10, 2016 15:50

Exported content from another site which breaks internal links if not all targets are exported as well? Like a staging environment or similar... 

Feb 10, 2016 15:54

No, we have not. It shows upp randomly on editors and editor-blocks. To get rid of it we have to throw away the page or the block an recreate it. In some cases that does not work either.

Feb 10, 2016 16:15

Did you switch to https at the same time?

Feb 10, 2016 16:23

We switch to https on our new site, yes. But we have that configured in sitesettings in admin and the domain name there. And this problem does occur when we create a block and links internally within our new webb on the new server.

Feb 10, 2016 16:41

Got anything special in tinymce editor that might mess up parsing the html? Or does it occur even if you are just using simple paragraphs?

Checked logs for errors?

Feb 10, 2016 17:18

Can you try feeding the internal url directly to the UrlResolver and see if it returns a friendly url in code? If it does, you know routing works, then it's a parsing problem most likely or vice versa.

Feb 10, 2016 17:22
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