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How to shorten URL

edited November 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 Help
This discussion is related to the Custom Pages addon.

I'm using custom pages plugin. I'm an IT Tech who is just starting to get his head into websites, so it may be something basic that I'm not doing, but here goes-

I've created a new page & stuffed it into /plugins/custompages/pages/ & called it test.php

I've created a new theme & edited the default.master.php to read "<$this->Menu->AddLink('Test', T('Test'), '/plugin/page/test');>" under line 14.

I get the shortcut link "Test" pop up on the menu & when I click on it I see the content from my new page, however the url is


Would someone be happy to write me an idiots guide so that I can change it to read:


I assume its something to do with Route Expressions which is talked about on the default page, but I don't know what it means?




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