How To Enable Friendly URLs in Magento

Both Magento 1 and 2 have built-in SEF URLs options, which Magento website owners can use.

To enable SEF URLs on Magento 1, go to your Magento admin panel -> System tab -> Configuration -> General section -> Web. Then expand the Search Engines Optimization section and change the value of Use Web Server Rewrites to Yes and save the changes.

For Magento 2, go to the Magento admin panel -> Stores -> Configuration -> General section -> Web. Expand the Search Engine Optimization section and change the value of the Use Web Server Rewrites option to Yes and save the changes.

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