WordPress – Learn About WordPress Permalink Setting

The following are the steps to access permalink settings:

Step (1) − Click on Settings → Permalinks option from the left navigation menu.

Wordpress Permalink Settings

Step (2) − When you click on Permalinks, the following page appears on the screen.

Wordpress Permalink Settings

Here are a few settings you can make −

  • Common settings −Check any of the radio buttons to choose your permalink structure for your blogs
    • 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.
  • OptionalThese is optional. You can add a custom structure for the main category or tag URL. If your text box is empty then default settings are used. Here you have two options.
    • Category Base − Add a custom prefix for your category URL.
    • Tag Base − Add a custom prefix to your Tags URL.

Step (3) − Once you are done with changes, click on the Save Changes button to save the permalink settings.

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