After publishing the article, changing the URL is not the good idea, the URL that you have shared will be inaccessible. It will surely affect the Search Engine Optimization (SEO). after publishing your articles or the post the visitors will commenting, sharing etc on it.. When the visitors can access your post on the Internet and you will want people to easily find your content via search engines. WordPress blogs link’s and the target of the audience is depending on the strength of the keyword.
Here in this article i will explain you how to change permalinks url structure after publishing post. you have to optimize URL’s in order to make them search engine friendly.
Things to note :
- Navigate to your WordPress admin dashboard
- tap on Settings link and the sublist will display. There you hit on Permalink
- WordPress Permalink Settings screen will appear.
- you’ll see many options to choose from for your permalink settings.
- The first one is default.
- choosing Month and name or Post name. Month and name will show the year and month in the URL that describes the publication or live update site.
- In the Permalink Settings window, select Post name. This option uses the titles of your WordPress posts will replace the post id number with the title of your post in the URL. If you’re using a newer version of WordPress, WordPress will automatically create redirects from the old URL structure to the new URL structure.
- in the custom structure for your permalink post , the tags will describes the
- %postname% – site post title. Example:my-first-post
- %post_id% ->unique ID of the post. Example: 58934
- %category% -> Category name . Example: post-category
- %author% -> author name that displays in the URL. Example: j-jai
- %year% -> post published Year in four digit. Example: 2017
- %monthnum% -> post published Month in two digit . Example: 03
- %day% -> post published Date in two digit : Example: 26
- %hour% -> post published time in Hour in two digit Example: 04
- %minute% -> post published Minute in two digit : Example: 49
- %second% -> post published Second in two digit : Example: 20
Hint: don’t forget to use either “%postname%” or” %year%”
- After all changes press the Save Changes button.