Permalink is short for “permanent link.” Permalinks are permanent URL structures used throughout your CMS and SC Commerce to help organize the content of your website (pages, posts, products, etc.) so it can be efficiently navigated, shared, and referenced by users and bots.
Permalink settings for SC Commerce can be found at Settings > Permalinks.
From here you can configure the URL structure for your shop and product pages. For best practice, permalink structures should contain keywords relating to the content they help categorize.
There are three settings at Settings > Permalinks > Optional that control the base of your categories, terms, and attributes on SC Commerce:
yourdomain.com/color/blue. If you set a custom base, an example would be
yourdomain.com/attribute/size/mediumwhere attribute is designated for the base.
There are four settings under Settings > Permalinks > Product Permalinks to select from as your permalink base for products:
yourdomain.com/?product=111. If you are using pretty permalinks, the product base will be
Note: The product Custom base setting should NOT conflict with the Taxonomy permalink settings. If you set the product base to
shop for example, you should NOT set the product category base to
shop too, as this will not be unique and cause a conflict. Your CMS requires something unique so it can distinguish categories from products.