We've recently transfered a huge site to joomla. It has two languages; english and german.
There is a twitter account which has links to the previous site.
These links look like this:
On the new site we have set up redirects from these urls (manually) to the new urls, for example:
(the new article-alias differs from the old one, as the titles changed)
Now, for some reason, when a user clicks on the (german) twitter link he gets redirected to the frontpage and two new lines show up in the redirect manager:
I have no idea why the system does this. Setting up redirects automatically is no option.
Any ideas as to why params at the end of the url don't get redirected, and why there is also an english line in there? (the twitter link is to the german version