Few days ago we discussed about removing the category base from permalinks of your WordPress blog posts. Now this tutorial explains you how you can remove tag base from permalinks your blog posts.
Now you can customize and control permalinks structure and .htaccess file direct from your WordPress admin areadashboard. WP htaccess Control should really be called as htacess and Rewrite Control plugin. The plugin provides you an easy interface for customizing htaccess file generated by WordPress and also its permalinks structure of author, category, archives, pagination and custom taxonomies.
Earlier we discussed about Removing WordPress Category Base in your blog’s permalinks structure. Now this tutorial provides you another useful trick for editing your blog Author slug of individual users and default author base from permalinks.
So first of all install and activate Edit Author Slug . After activation visit your Dashboard -> Settings -> Edit Author Slugpage. Now from this page you can do following things:
- You can change default author base from ‘author’ to something.
- You can change you can change author name’s slug from ‘username’ to nickname, first name, last name, first name & last name or last name & first name.
- You can set to Automatically Update author slug with new one as soon user updates his profile information
Other than this the plugin adds Edit Author Slug section in Dashboard -> Users -> Your Profile page where one can use totally Custom Author Slug by typing the new slug name in text box and updating profile information.
Remember only admins or the users roles assigned with
edit_author_slug capability can only editauthor slug.
This tutorial is about removing the base from WordPress categories. Whatever categories you create in your WordPress based website, it shows with pattern with first your domain name then a ‘category’ (word) an then actual name of category you have give. For Example: yourdomain.com/category/category-name, now we have to remove category from so that yourdomain should look like this yourdomain.com/category-name/
Monkeyman Rewrite Analyzer understand your rewrite rules (“Permalinks”). It is indispensable if you are adding or modifying rules and want to understand how they work (or why they don’t work).