How to Change the Permalink Structure

You can change the permalink structure for your WordPress website from the dashboard. On the left sidebar, hover over Settings and click “Permalinks” in the submenu that pops out.

There you will see the various permalink structures built in WordPress.

The Permalink Structures in the Settings of the WordPress dashboard

You can also input a custom permalink structure in the last option.

Using a custom structure for the permalink structure

Here are some custom permalink structures that you might want to try out:

/%postname%/
/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/
/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/
/archives/%postname%/
/%post_id%/%postname%/
/%category%/%postname%/
/%author%/%postname%/

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