Removing accents and special characters from URLs (Umbraco 7.4,Umbraco 7.6)

When dealing with multilingual sites, you may have come across the need to remove accents from URLs.

In Umbraco go to your root > Config > umbracoSettings.config and within the <requestHandler> add the following code (this example includes both standard characters and Spanish accents):

The 'char org' is the special character, and the information within the char tag is what the character will be replaced with in your URL.