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.