"Cleanly constructed (also known as "pretty") URLs are native to
any Zend Framework-powered application, meaning you don't have to
deal with ugly URL rewriting tasks or other programmatic voodoo to
implement this convenient feature. Instead, the Zend Framework
constructs these URLs naturally as you build out the project's
controllers and respective actions.
"As an example, if you were creating a new corporate site for a
client and the client desired a page that listed available
products, you logically might create an action named list hosted
within a controller named Products. The resulting URL might look
"The Zend Framework can also gracefully pass and retrieve
parameters via the URL, allowing you to dynamically modify how the
action behaves. For instance, you might tweak the list action's
default behavior by passing along a category, which will result in
the action displaying only those products that fall under the
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