WordPress is a good example of an app that uses short names for URLs. You might want to download that and look at the source to see how they do it. http://wordpress.org/ If you get the old filenames and the new shrotnames lined up right, a fairly straightforward rewrite would take care of them. On Sep 18, 2007, at 11:40 AM, Mark Joslyn wrote: > <snip> > What about including site "shortnames" rather than / along with id > references in your database? You could set up your application to > treat > </snip> > > How does shortnames work?