Basic Tips: How to Change Permalinks or Pretty Links

Login to your WordPress Dashboard. Now navigate through Settings >> Permalinks. Here you can change your permalinks as you like and make it SEO friendly. You will find here 4 predefined permalink structure. You can set them. There's also a box called Custom, You can define your own permalink structure here. You can set deferent variable here to make it your own. Here's some example variables.

Note: Your server must support mod-rewrite (or equal) to use Pretty Links. And your .htaccess file will also have to be writable by webserver. If it's not writable WordPress will give you some lines of codes so that you can edit your .htaccess file manually.

Advanced Tips: Change Permalinks without affecting Google

After indexing your site by search engines, If you think you need to change the link structure, I am sure you must be worried about the indexed links. Because the indexed links are valuable and on the other side broken links will affect on SEO. But don't worry man, I am here. And you know I have the solution.

Use the Dean's permalink plugin and relax. How to use:

Download Link: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/permalinks-migration-plugin-for-wordpress/

More Details on Permalinks: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Permalinks

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