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XF 1.3 How to change Index Page Route?


Well-known member
In Options > Basic Board Information there's an option for the Index Page Route.

Currently it's set to "forums/"

However, I would like my content to display as "forum/" so that I get URLs such as:


This is mainly so that I can redirect more easily an existing vb3 forum which uses "/forum" in it's structure.

However, when I change the option in the XF admin panel to "forum/" I get error messages for any link, and I notice the navtab still has a link for "/forums/"

Is it possible to have "/forum/" instead of "/forums/" as part of the URL structure?

I did search for similar threads, but they tended to be about using a portal, which is not what I'm doing.


XenForo developer
Staff member
That's not what the index page route controls. It controls what is output as the index page.

What you want is to changes forums/ to forum/ using a route filter.