Drupal Enterprise 7: Edit the URL Alias Pattern for an Existing Content Type

The following instructions are for websites using the default UMN Drupal Enterprise 7 configuration.

URL alias patterns are how Drupal mimics the folder structures of traditional websites.

This is the last of ten tasks in Creating a New Content Type.


  1. Click Menu in the Administrator bar.
  2. Click Configuration in the Menu bar.
  3. Click URL aliases in the Search and Metadata category.
    Search and Metadata category on the Structure page. URL alias is highlighted.
  4. Click the Patterns tab.
     URL aliases page. The Pattern tab is highlighted.

  5. Enter the URL pattern you desire in the field for the appropriate content type.
    1. You'll want to use tokens when constructing your patterns. For example files/[file:name] or [node:menu-link:parent:url:path]/[node:field_path_slug]
  6. Click Save configuration.