MDVA-38728: Changing product visibility creates URL rewrite for the main website

The MDVA-38728 patch solves the issue where changing the product visibility of the second website creates a URL rewrite for the main website. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.10 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-38728. Please note that the issue is scheduled to be fixed in Adobe Commerce 2.4.5.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.3-p1

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.2 - 2.4.3-p1
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.


Changing the product visibility of the second website creates a URL rewrite for the main website.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Create an additional Website, Store, and Storeview.

  2. Create a simple product.

  3. Set the visibility to Not Visible Individually.

  4. Assign product to the second website only.

  5. Fill in all other required fields.

  6. Save the product.

  7. Start MySQL queues:

    code language-mysql
    bin/magento queue:consumers:start product_action_attribute.update &
    bin/magento queue:consumers:start &
  8. Go to Product List.

  9. Select the created product and update visibility attribute by using the mass update to Catalog and Search.

  10. Check the URL rewrite.

Expected results:

The rewrite is created for the second website where the product is assigned to.

Actual results:

The rewrite is created for the main website.

Apply the patch

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