ComboStrap URL Management - Best Page Name


Best Page Name is a scoring algorithm that is used to choose the page to redirect to in case of missing page.


The redirection by best name page is an simple algorithm which occurs to find the best page by name.

It calculate a score for two kinds of page :

  • the start pages of a namespace
  • the pages with the same name


A weight factor configuration is applied and in this way, you can influence the redirection :

  • When a page have the same name (by default 4)
  • When a page is a start page of a namespace (by default 3)
  • When a namespace match (by default 5)



  • The page asked : namespace1:namespace2:pagename
  • We have one page with the same name : namespace1:pagename
  • We have one startpage : namespace1:namespace2:start

Score :

  • The score for the page with the same name is : 9 = 5 (because namespace1 is present in the asked page) + 4 (because the page name match)
  • The score for the startpage is : 13 = 5 (because namespace1 is present in the asked page) + 5 (because namespace2 is present in the asked page) + 3 (because it's a start page)

In this case, the startpage is the redirect page because it have a highest score (13 against 9)

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