Best SEO URL for WordPress

The URL structure is something you should care about when installing a WordPress site.

First of all go to Settings -> Permalinks

Once there select Custom Structure and write this in the text field:

Should look like this screenshot:

What it does is change the way your site is going to work with the links.

Example:

  • Before: http://php.quicoto.com/?p=2
  • After: http://php.quicoto.com/best-cache-plugin-for-wordpress/

Important Note: I do not recomend to change the URL structure if you are already using a diferent one. You will lose Google Indexing and a lot of 404 errors. If you really need to you can install some plugin to manage those redirects.

What URL structure do you use?

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2 Responses to “Best SEO URL for WordPress”

  1. Jexweber March 18, 2010 at 10:46 am #

    Ouch! My permanlinks including month and name. I can’t change this…

    • quicoto March 18, 2010 at 10:49 am #

      Could be worse. At least your url has the Post Title 😉

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