ColdFusion programmers can harness the power of SEO friendly URLS in their applications by utilizing the URL Rewrite module which is built into IIS 7+ (or .htaccess on Linux boxes.)
First of all, by Search Engine Friendly, I am referring to a URL that looks something like this.
Without URL Rewrite, ColdFusion programmers would normally have to physically create those directories on the server in order to process that URL.
With a simple URL Rewrite Rule, you can process that URL very easily. The Rewrite Rule processes the URL so that ColdFusion can understand it.
This SEO friendly URL...
… so ColdFusion can understand it.
Pretty awesome right? Here’s how you do it.
What this actually does is creates a new rule in your web.config file that looks like this...
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