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As designed Index page route & route filters.

Liam W

Well-known member
If the index page route is set to a route filter (IE, the route doesn't exist but is defined as a filter), then the home page redirects to the defined index page route.

I'm assuming this isn't correct?


Well-known member
I thinks it's intended.
This sounds like an issue someone I know had, maybe better documentation is needed.


XenForo developer
Staff member
It's as designed because the index page route should not reference a route filter. The redirect happens because of URL canonicalization -- which is telling you that it thinks the canonical URL is different.