I have a nested Structure with 3 layers like so:

  • Home
  • Services
    • Service A
      • Sub Service A
      • Sub Service B
    • Service B
  • About Us
  • Contact

Now I would like the nesting to be reflected in the URL like so:


I used {parent.slug}/{slug} as the URL Format and this is working for two but not three layers.

How would the correct format look like?

1 Answer 1


Set the Nested Entries URL format to:

  • As a side question: I lost this piece of code in the field while setting the structure to one level, then I could find it nowhere in the documentation of craft or twig. There is no ordered overview of this kind of variables?
    – noregt
    Commented Mar 17, 2015 at 11:13
  • I don't quite understand your question, could you please expand on it a bit?
    – Ben Croker
    Commented Mar 17, 2015 at 19:43
  • To put it simple: where can I find this {parent.uri} in the docs?
    – noregt
    Commented Mar 18, 2015 at 7:29
  • I don't see it in the docs, but the field itself contains instructions saying that "you can include tags that output entry properties", and parent is documented here: buildwithcraft.com/docs/templating/entrymodel#parent
    – Ben Croker
    Commented Mar 19, 2015 at 7:51
  • Thanks Ben, that's give me an idea about how the docs are setup :-)
    – noregt
    Commented Mar 19, 2015 at 11:21

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