Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual pages and blog posts. The Settings Permalinks Screen allows you to decide on your default permalink structure.
There are two steps to change your permalink structure. Those are:- common settings or create custom URL structures.
- Common settings:
- Check one amongst the radio buttons resembling the proper Permalink Structure for your blog.
- Default – An example of the default structure is http://www.sample.com/?p=123
- Day and name – An example of the day and name based structure is http://www.sample.com/2008/03/31/sample-post/
- Month and name – An example of the month and name based structure is http://www.sample.com/2008/03/sample-post/
- Numeric – An example of the numeric structure is http://www.sample.com/archives/123
- Post name – An example of the post name structure is http://www.sample.com/sample-post
- Custom structure – In the box specify the custom structure you desire to use. One example is /archives/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/.
Create custom URL structures:
- Category base – Enter a custom prefix for your category URLs here.
- Tag base – Enter a custom prefix for your tag URLs here.
Click the Save Changes button to confirm any changes you’ve got created to your Settings are saved to your database.Once you click the button, a confirmation text box can seem at the top of the page telling you your settings are saved. Once you have clicked this button, you must receive one amongst 2 messages looking at whether or not your .htaccess file is writable.