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Why can't I build a page with year as permalink?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Nam Hai, May 13, 2017.

  1. Nam Hai

    Nam Hai Registered Member

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    Hello, I would like to create a page with the following permalink with wordpress mydomain.com/2017
    But I can't, wordpress keep change permalink to mydomain.com/2017-2
    But if I try to open the page mydomain.com/2017 I get a 404 error. So why?
     
  2. stevenjcolwell

    stevenjcolwell Registered Member

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    Wordpress uses the current year as an archive for that year. For example example.com/2015 would show all posts from that year. If you are getting a 404 then i would assume that you have turned off archive pages in your settings
     
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