Pretty URLs are a type of semantic metadata. They provide a meaningful and non-ambiguous URL for both structured and unstructured content. When one user shares a pretty URL with another user, pretty URLs gives the second user an at-a-glance preview of what the content is about.
The following line shows an example of a pretty URL for a structured document:
The following line shows an example of a pretty URL for an unstructured document:
Creating meaningful and non-ambiguous URLs depends on the source content and its metadata, and is as such the responsibility of the content owner.
To separate sections, valid characters include dashes ( "-"), underscores ( "_") or slashes ( "/").
It is possible to define pretty URLs in the following ways:
- Configure Automatic Pretty URL Generation
- Use a Web Service to Define a Pretty URL
- Define a Pretty URL Within Source Content