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How to sanitize article URL
  • Hi,
    I have a problem with national characters in the articles URL.
    An example:
    If the address of the article is:
    Test national character in URL ŠšČčĆ掞Đđ

    The URL in browser become:
    http://newscoop-demo.sourcefabric.org/en/may2013/business/106/Test-national-character-in-URL-ŠšČčĆ掞Đđ.htm

    Where is in Newscoop 4.2.4 function, which sanitize article URL? What is the best solution for this problem?
    I try to change
    Š -> s
    Č ->C in articles URL ....
    Thanks for info!
    Robert

    Post edited by RobertB at 2014-11-08 14:33:49
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  • Hi to all,
    some hint?
    Thanks
    Robert
  • Vote Up0Vote Down YayaYaya
    Posts: 1Member
    I have the same problem in Newscoop 4.3 , have you resolved it?
    Thank you very much!
  • Yes.
    You have a file in the directory / folder
    /newscoop/www/classes/
    named
    Article.php

    Around 1783 line (newscoop 4.4.7) you have function
    getSEOURLEnd(array $seoFields, $languageId)

    We made this change:
    **********************
        public function getSEOURLEnd(array $seoFields, $languageId)
        {
            $urlEnd = '';
            foreach ($seoFields as $field => $value) {
                switch ($field) {
                    case 'name':
                        if ($text = trim($this->getName())) {
                            $urlEnd .= $urlEnd ? '-' . $text : $text;
                        }
                        break;
                    case 'keywords':
                        if ($text = trim($this->getKeywords())) {
                            $urlEnd .= $urlEnd ? '-' . $text : $text;
                        }
                        break;
                    case 'topics':
                        $articleTopics = ArticleTopic::GetArticleTopics($this->getArticleNumber());
                        foreach ($articleTopics as $topic) {
                            $urlEnd .= $urlEnd ? '-' . $topic->getName($languageId) : $topic->getName($languageId);
                        }
                        break;
                }
            }
            $urlEnd = preg_replace('/[\\\\,\/\.\?"\+&%:#]/', '', trim($urlEnd));
    #gf    
      $gf_replace = [
        '<' => '', '>' => '', ''' => '', '&' => '',
        '"' => '', 'À' => 'A', 'Á' => 'A', 'Â' => 'A', 'Ã' => 'A', 'Ä' => 'Ae',
        'Ä' => 'A', 'Å' => 'A', 'Ā' => 'A', 'Ą' => 'A', 'Ă' => 'A', 'Æ' => 'Ae',
        'Ç' => 'C', 'Ć' => 'C', 'Č' => 'C', 'Ĉ' => 'C', 'Ċ' => 'C', 'Ď' => 'D', 'Đ' => 'D',
        'Ð' => 'D', 'È' => 'E', 'É' => 'E', 'Ê' => 'E', 'Ë' => 'E', 'Ē' => 'E',
        'Ę' => 'E', 'Ě' => 'E', 'Ĕ' => 'E', 'Ė' => 'E', 'Ĝ' => 'G', 'Ğ' => 'G',
        'Ġ' => 'G', 'Ģ' => 'G', 'Ĥ' => 'H', 'Ħ' => 'H', 'Ì' => 'I', 'Í' => 'I',
        'Î' => 'I', 'Ï' => 'I', 'Ī' => 'I', 'Ĩ' => 'I', 'Ĭ' => 'I', 'Į' => 'I',
        'İ' => 'I', 'IJ' => 'IJ', 'Ĵ' => 'J', 'Ķ' => 'K', 'Ł' => 'K', 'Ľ' => 'K',
        'Ĺ' => 'K', 'Ļ' => 'K', 'Ŀ' => 'K', 'Ñ' => 'N', 'Ń' => 'N', 'Ň' => 'N',
        'Ņ' => 'N', 'Ŋ' => 'N', 'Ò' => 'O', 'Ó' => 'O', 'Ô' => 'O', 'Õ' => 'O',
        'Ö' => 'Oe', 'Ö' => 'Oe', 'Ø' => 'O', 'Ō' => 'O', 'Ő' => 'O', 'Ŏ' => 'O',
        'Œ' => 'OE', 'Ŕ' => 'R', 'Ř' => 'R', 'Ŗ' => 'R', 'Ś' => 'S', 'Š' => 'S',
        'Ş' => 'S', 'Ŝ' => 'S', 'Ș' => 'S', 'Ť' => 'T', 'Ţ' => 'T', 'Ŧ' => 'T',
        'Ț' => 'T', 'Ù' => 'U', 'Ú' => 'U', 'Û' => 'U', 'Ü' => 'Ue', 'Ū' => 'U',
        'Ü' => 'Ue', 'Ů' => 'U', 'Ű' => 'U', 'Ŭ' => 'U', 'Ũ' => 'U', 'Ų' => 'U',
        'Ŵ' => 'W', 'Ý' => 'Y', 'Ŷ' => 'Y', 'Ÿ' => 'Y', 'Ź' => 'Z', 'Ž' => 'Z',
        'Ż' => 'Z', 'Þ' => 'T', 'à' => 'a', 'á' => 'a', 'â' => 'a', 'ã' => 'a',
        'ä' => 'ae', 'ä' => 'ae', 'å' => 'a', 'ā' => 'a', 'ą' => 'a', 'ă' => 'a',
        'æ' => 'ae', 'ç' => 'c', 'ć' => 'c', 'č' => 'c', 'ĉ' => 'c', 'ċ' => 'c',
        'ď' => 'd', 'đ' => 'd', 'ð' => 'd', 'è' => 'e', 'é' => 'e', 'ê' => 'e',
        'ë' => 'e', 'ē' => 'e', 'ę' => 'e', 'ě' => 'e', 'ĕ' => 'e', 'ė' => 'e',
        'ƒ' => 'f', 'ĝ' => 'g', 'ğ' => 'g', 'ġ' => 'g', 'ģ' => 'g', 'ĥ' => 'h',
        'ħ' => 'h', 'ì' => 'i', 'í' => 'i', 'î' => 'i', 'ï' => 'i', 'ī' => 'i',
        'ĩ' => 'i', 'ĭ' => 'i', 'į' => 'i', 'ı' => 'i', 'ij' => 'ij', 'ĵ' => 'j',
        'ķ' => 'k', 'ĸ' => 'k', 'ł' => 'l', 'ľ' => 'l', 'ĺ' => 'l', 'ļ' => 'l',
        'ŀ' => 'l', 'ñ' => 'n', 'ń' => 'n', 'ň' => 'n', 'ņ' => 'n', 'ʼn' => 'n',
        'ŋ' => 'n', 'ò' => 'o', 'ó' => 'o', 'ô' => 'o', 'õ' => 'o', 'ö' => 'oe',
        'ö' => 'oe', 'ø' => 'o', 'ō' => 'o', 'ő' => 'o', 'ŏ' => 'o', 'œ' => 'oe',
        'ŕ' => 'r', 'ř' => 'r', 'ŗ' => 'r', 'š' => 's', 'ù' => 'u', 'ú' => 'u',
        'û' => 'u', 'ü' => 'ue', 'ū' => 'u', 'ü' => 'ue', 'ů' => 'u', 'ű' => 'u',
        'ŭ' => 'u', 'ũ' => 'u', 'ų' => 'u', 'ŵ' => 'w', 'ý' => 'y', 'ÿ' => 'y',
        'ŷ' => 'y', 'ž' => 'z', 'ż' => 'z', 'ź' => 'z', 'þ' => 't', 'ß' => 'ss',
        'ſ' => 'ss', 'ый' => 'iy', 'А' => 'A', 'Б' => 'B', 'В' => 'V', 'Г' => 'G',
        'Д' => 'D', 'Е' => 'E', 'Ё' => 'YO', 'Ж' => 'ZH', 'З' => 'Z', 'И' => 'I',
        'Й' => 'Y', 'К' => 'K', 'Л' => 'L', 'М' => 'M', 'Н' => 'N', 'О' => 'O',
        'П' => 'P', 'Р' => 'R', 'С' => 'S', 'Т' => 'T', 'У' => 'U', 'Ф' => 'F',
        'Х' => 'H', 'Ц' => 'C', 'Ч' => 'CH', 'Ш' => 'SH', 'Щ' => 'SCH', 'Ъ' => '',
        'Ы' => 'Y', 'Ь' => '', 'Э' => 'E', 'Ю' => 'YU', 'Я' => 'YA', 'а' => 'a',
        'б' => 'b', 'в' => 'v', 'г' => 'g', 'д' => 'd', 'е' => 'e', 'ё' => 'yo',
        'ж' => 'zh', 'з' => 'z', 'и' => 'i', 'й' => 'y', 'к' => 'k', 'л' => 'l',
        'м' => 'm', 'н' => 'n', 'о' => 'o', 'п' => 'p', 'р' => 'r', 'с' => 's',
        'т' => 't', 'у' => 'u', 'ф' => 'f', 'х' => 'h', 'ц' => 'c', 'ч' => 'ch',
        'ш' => 'sh', 'щ' => 'sch', 'ъ' => '', 'ы' => 'y', 'ь' => '', 'э' => 'e',
        'ю' => 'yu', 'я' => 'ya'
      ];
      $urlEnd = str_replace(array_keys($gf_replace), $gf_replace, $urlEnd); 

      // replace non letter or digits by -
      $urlEnd = preg_replace('~[^\pL\d]+~u', '-', $urlEnd);

      // remove unwanted characters
      $urlEnd = preg_replace('~[^-\w]+~', '', $urlEnd);

      // trim
      $urlEnd = trim($urlEnd, '-');

      // remove duplicate -
      $urlEnd = preg_replace('~-+~', '-', $urlEnd);

      // lowercase
      $urlEnd = strtolower($urlEnd);      
    #/gf
            if (strlen($urlEnd) > 0) {
                $urlEnd = str_replace(' ', '-', $urlEnd) . '.htm';
            }

            return $urlEnd;
        }

    **********************
    Robert