Removing accents and special characters from URLs

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.