ACSD-54972: Canonical category URL doesn’t update after changing category URL

Last update: 2024-01-18
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The ACSD-54972 patch fixes the issue where the canonical category URL doesn’t update after changing the category URL. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.43 is installed. The patch ID is ACSD-54972. Please note that the issue is scheduled to be fixed in Adobe Commerce 2.4.7.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.6-p2

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.2 - 2.4.6-p3

The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


The canonical category URL doesn’t update after changing the category URL.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Go to Stores > Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Search Engine Optimization.

    • Set Use Canonical Link Meta Tag for Categories: YES
  2. Create a category (e.g., Name: Category 01, URL Key: category-01).

  3. Update the URL Key to something different from the original value while keeping the Create Permanent Redirect for old URL checkbox ticked.

  4. Clean the cache.

  5. Go to the Category Page on the frontend.

  6. Check the page source and search for the canonical tag.

Expected results:

<link rel="canonical" href="" />

Actual results:

<link rel="canonical" href="" />

Apply the patch

To apply individual patches, use the following links depending on your deployment method:

To learn more about Quality Patches Tool, refer to:

For info about other patches available in QPT, refer to Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches in the Quality Patches Tool guide.

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