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How to 301 redirect using the .htaccess file: You will need this if you already have website content online and you want to change the permalink structure.
In this tutorial you’re going to learn what an SEO friendly permalink or SEO friendly URL looks like. To do this we’ll have to edit permalinks, which may affect existing content on your website. I explain how to address that situation in the video
To get to the Permalinks section in your WordPress site hover over Settings and then click on Permalinks. You will be show the various Permalink options available to you.
The most SEO friendly option is Post name and that is the one that I recommend for every website. The only except would be if you have a news website where you’re publishing a lot of content every day. In that case I would go for the Day and name structure.
For search engine optimization the URL needs to have human-readable words that a search engine can read and draw meaning from. That allows the search engine to organize your content appropriately in its index.
WordPress Permalinks are power vehicles for WordPress SEO.
Once you’ve chosen the permalink structure that you want click on Save Changes.
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