SEF Test

SEF Test

  • Preview SEF URLs as admin only
  • Keep your SEF active for visitors
  • Maintain your SEO

The SEF Test plugin allows you to turn on and off SEF from the URL for your own session, without changing the Global Configuration options. It's a very simple tool for testing SEF out on a production site with Global SEF disabled, and fetching non-SEF URLs on a SEF-enabled site. A must when building Joomla! sites.

Cost Free
Current version 1.7.1 (Stable)
Requirements Joomla 3.8
PHP 7.0.4 or higher
PHP 5.5.0 or higher (5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1)
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License GNU/GPL (General Public License)

Getting started

  • Install this plugin using the Extension Manager
  • Enable this plugin in the Plugin Manager


  • Never disable SEF for all your users anymore
  • Easy to use, once you get to used it
  • A vital tool for all your Joomla sites

Installation notes

Please note that this plugin does not work with third party SEF extensions, like sh404SEF, Artio JoomSEF or AceSEF. If you want this functionality in combination with those extensions, you need to contact the creators of that extension. This plugin is not able to add functionality that those third party solutions do not offer.




To disable SEF add sef=0 to the URL:


To enable SEF add sef=1 to the URL:


or close your browser.

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