If you want to change the WordPress permalink structure of your blog or website there are a few things to consider first, and preparations to make before proceeding
The structure of Permalinks WordPress uses is easy to change; selecting a new option and clicking the radio button will take care of it for you. But what is the effect on SEO, what about all the links from other blogs and referrers?
You need to make sure search engines will still be able to find the content, and backlinks from the thousands (hopefully) of sites linking to yours will still send visitors to the correct page.
Here are a few guidelines that will reduce the loss of search engine ranking, and take care of the backlinks.
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