friendly urls not correctly respecting the language/sitehost settings on globalized site


Hi, probably a bit late to ask in these Cms7 times, and also this probably has been answered before but I'm having trouble finding good keywords to search for this issue.

Basically, if a site is set up with globalization, and a page exists in two languages it seems like the pages and urlsegments can be mixed in language. 

example: page A exists in Swedish and English, the swedish url segment is "foo" and the english segment is "bar" then i can access and i can access i.e. the converttointernal in the url rewriteprovider doesn't seem to care which language of the page is being accessed.

Is this something by design or a bug which hasn't been adressed in Cms 6 r2

Nov 01, 2013 20:11


historically in EPiServer CMS the URL's have been very forgiving basically just trying to find any page that matches the segment. In one of the updates to CMS 7 (Patch 2?) we added a new feature called StrictLanguageRouting. Basically it makes sure that you can't use URL's from one language on another language, you'll get a 404 instead.

Nov 05, 2013 8:05

the forgiveness feels wrong but at least an answer :) 

Nov 05, 2013 14:55

There is actually a hotfix for this available for EPiServer 6 R2 as well that can you can get from developer support.

Nov 05, 2013 15:07

Here is the bug :

#91611: Make routing to pages more strict regarding language segments

For EPiServer 7, t was fixed in Patch-2. You can read more about it here :
Edited, Nov 05, 2013 15:14

Shahid: Is the hotfix which Linus mentioned avaiable as well? If so, does it apply on top of 6.1.379.502 ? 

Edited, Nov 06, 2013 11:50

Yes there is a fix available, but it's not a generic meaning that we have to create a new hotfix for the version you are using (6.1.379.502). Create a support ticket to developer support, write your CMS-6R2 version and also mention if any hotfix is already installed in that environment. 

Nov 07, 2013 7:58
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