Alias to WebAPI controller

Topics: Customizing Orchard
May 10, 2015 at 10:46 AM
Is it possible to create an alias to a WebAPI controller action? I try to add one from the Alias admin screen in Orchard by giving it a name and a Route Path such as...


but when I click save it takes me to in the index of Aliases and the route has automatically been saved as


The action is working and hittable using its non alias route. Any advice much appreciated.
May 15, 2015 at 5:29 PM
I think aliases only work for MVC routes, so not for WebAPI routes.