WP - Permalink Setting

These settings are used to add permalinks to your posts in WordPress. Following are the steps to access Permalink settings.

Steps to access: Click on Settings → Permalinks.

WordPress offers you the ability to create a custom URL structure for your permalinks and archives. Custom URL structures can improve the aesthetics, usability, and forward-compatibility of your links. A number of tags are available, and here are some examples to get you started.

Common settings: Check one of the radio buttons corresponding to the correct Permalink Structure for your blog.

Default: It sets the default URL structure in Wordpress.

Day and name: It sets URL structure according to the date and name in your posts.

Month and name: It sets the URL structure according to the month and name in your post.

Numeric: It sets numbers in the URL structure in your post.

Post name: It sets post name in the URL structure in your post.

Custom Structure: It sets the URL structure of your choice by writing the desired name in the given text box.

Optional: If you like, you may enter custom structures for your category and tag URLs here. For example, using topics as your category base would make your category links like

If you leave these blank the defaults will be used.

There are two options.

Category Base:  Enter a custom prefix for your category URLs here.

Tag Base:  Add custom prefix to your Tags URL.

Click on Save button.

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