Default WordPress URL structure i.e. permalink structure is not considered as SEO friendly. Search engine likes permalinks with post name as slug in them.
SEO friendly URL structure increases your chance of better ranking on search engines like Google etc. Likewise search engines are the largest source of traffic to popular blogs and organic traffic also gives you better ad revenue.
A SEO friendly URL structure is a user-friendly URL structure in which a visitor can know where he is going to simply by looking at the URL. This also works for search engines as well.
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Permalinks with post name are considered more SEO friendly. Earlier we have discussed how you can change your website’s permalink structure and then redirect old permalinks to new ones.
This works great while switching to new permalink structure from WordPress admin screen of permalinks (Settings -> Permalinks) but what if you have used permalinks of words other than your post’s title, in such case you can use another plugin for regenerating post permalinks based on your post’s title. Continue reading Rebuild Permalinks Based on Post Titles In WordPress
Default WordPress permalink structure is not what Google suggests you to use. Search engines like simple permalink structure i.e. your website name followed by the post name.
Bloggers generally stick to old permalink structure because when the permalink structure is changed, the websites pointing links to you starts to send users on 404 error pages. Same in case of search engines, they sometimes takes months to update the old URLs to new ones on their SERPs.
Changing permalink structure is easy but pointing old permalinks to new ones is a little bit tricky. But no worries, in this lesson we will show you the easiest way to do so.
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After you move your WordPress site to a new domain name, you will notice that all internal links to pages and references to images are not updated, images are not showing up because your images and other links and references are pointing towards your old domain name. This tutorial is about a plugin that fixes this thing up in just a click. It automatically updates old URLs and links in your website.
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Regenerate post permalink allows you to easily regenerate all your posts & post type permalinks based on post titles in WordPress. The plugin is created by Sandor Kovacs. He imported blog posts having non relevant permalinks from different WordPress weblogs, he wanted to have all the permalinks based on the title so he authored this useful plugin.
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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.
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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.
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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/
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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).
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