Wordpress Questions??

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by ke398, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. ke398

    ke398 Newbie

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    Hey everyone.

    I just uploaded a fresh copy of wordpress, and I have a quick question.

    How do you create the blog titles/url?

    My posts show as http://www.somesite.com/blog/?=p4

    How can I change the titles to read http://www.somesite.com/blog/subject-you-want-to-read?

    Is there are any tricks to improve seo on worpress pages?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Atiiila

    Atiiila Junior Member

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    You change it in your admin menu

    Settings -> Permalinks

    Here you can costumize your permalink structure. Check the "Custom Structure" and in the empty field put

    Code:
    /%postname%/
    That's it. ;)
     
  3. ke398

    ke398 Newbie

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    Awesome! Thanks, that did the trick.
     
  4. PhatJ

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    Depending on how your blog is laid out - you may want to add in the category to your permalink structure, to push more relevance for your categories.

    Code:
    /%category%/%postname%/

    Just a thought... on those blogs of mine that I have category structure, I add in the category to my permalinks - works decently for me.
     
  5. tintin

    tintin Registered Member

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    What Atiiila said. =)
     
  6. triskelion

    triskelion Newbie

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    You can also use:

    Code:
    /%category%/%postname%.html
    or for those who would like to run custom php scripts in WP:

    Code:
    /%category%/%postname%.php
     
  7. alvin

    alvin Newbie

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    read ebook from gobala khrisnan (not sure how it's spelled), easy wordpress. It's here, I saw it. He gives the basic about setting up a WP blog.
     
  8. ke398

    ke398 Newbie

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    Alright guys, thanks for the help. I appreciate it.