Enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS

By on April 4th, 2016

WHMCS is one of the most popular web hosting automation software available on the internet. Thousands of web hosting businesses use WHMCS to manage clients and billing sections of the business. It also allows you to manage support and the knowledge base for your web hosting business.

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS. If you don’t know much about SEO friendly URLs, let me tell you about that in brief.

SEO friendly URLs allows you to simplify the URL of all the pages on your site. The URL you can see right now in the URL bar is an SEO friendly URL. An SEO Friendly URL contains the category of the Post and the slug of the post containing few important words. It is especially beneficial when it comes to SEO. It is because search engines will give more priority to the page containing keywords in the URL.

If you have a really good Knowledgebase or you plan to create it, It is good to enable SEO friendly URLs. It will drive more traffic to your site from search engines. So, let’s get started with the tutorial.

Enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS

First of all, log in to your WHMCS account. Now, click on the Setup -> General Settings option from the main menu. Follow the screenshots for a visual representation of the steps.

Enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS

On this page, you will see multiple tabs. Click on the Support tab which contains an option to enable SEO friendly URLs.

SEO Friendly URLs

Now, Tick the check-box in the section ‘KB SEO Friendly URLs’ to enable SEO friendly URLs. Please note that you need to rename the .htaccess.txt to .htaccess in the root directory.

SEO Friendly URLs

Finally, click on the Save Changes button to apply the changes.

SEO Friendly URLs

So, this is how you can enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS. It is always a good SEO practice to enable SEO friendly URLs. If you have any questions or queries, please let us know in the comment section given below, we are happy to help!

One Response to “Enable SEO Friendly URLs in WHMCS”

  1. Gmac says:

    Unfortunately this only changes a few general pages….does not change the product pages. You only get maybe 6-8 or so pages with SEF URLs.

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