Vanity URLs do not Work with Cache Criteria Set to Default / Content is Not Rendered, Same Cached Page is Displayed while URLs Change in Address Bar

(Doc ID 2335277.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

With vanity urls, using a wrapper (CSElement + SiteEntry) that is cached and using the wrapper siteentry with default "Cache Criteria: rendermode,site,sitepfx,seid", when rendering any page using a template, it will show the last cached page and if trying to navigate to another page clicking from the "last cached page" or directly requesting a different vanity url, page will not be rendered (same cached content will remain on the page) but url in the browser address bar will change.

For example, by accessing http://hostname:port/sites/avi/home.htm, it will show the content, but if you click on any other link from the page that has a vanity url, the same home content will remain on the page but the url will change in the address bar to reflect the page that should be loaded such as http://hostname:port/sites/avi/skiiing.htm.

Long URLs work fine.

This behavior occurs for both Sites and Satellite Server.

Changes

Migrated from Sites 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.3.0

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms