How to create best WordPress SEO Permalink Structure?

Now, you have WordPress website. Now, you can access WordPress Administration. It is front-end of WordPress where, you can edit theme, edit permalinks, create posts and manage comments. WordPress permalink structure, is most essential part to showcase, meaning of article in shorter format.

What is Permanlink?

Permalinks are simple URLs. This is not meant to be changed. If there is redirect then this must be within the same website. A better permalink structure intended to convey everyone about the nature of that particular article. Permalinks are simple URL structure. It is meant for rendering of search engines.

What is SEO?

The full name of SEO is search engine optimisation. Due to the advent of the numerous number of websites, it becomes difficult for users to remember exact URL structures of websites. Most users search for terms within search engines. That is why webmasters meant to create a URL structure of their web pages that should suit search engine rendering properly.

Search engines are configured scientifically. They tend to crawl website in accordance with better search engine optimised websites and URLS. That is why the importance of URL structures which are meant to stay for permanent for years in order to provide a stronger belief to users about validity of URL structure.

How to build perfect WordPress SEO permalink structures?

Open WordPress Administration. Go to side bar and then go to Settings. Then open Permalinks. Now you land at Permalink Settings. In its common settings you have various parameters with which you can create permalinks. In this article I tell you how to create a better and perfect WordPres search engine optimisation permalinks so as to present the user friendly and search engine friendly permalink.

Post Name Permalink
Permalink Setting

Now, choose in common settings the Post name as permalink setting. This means that whenever you create a post, its permalink structure will be title of the post. The next step is to save the article as draft by clicking on Save Draft. Now on the right side of post editor there are two tabs. One tab is of Document and the other one is that of Block.

Document and Block
Setting Tab of Post Editor

Click on Document tab of setting of Post Editor. Scroll down to Permalink and then URL. Inside URL box the name of title of article should be there. As we have set the permalink structure to Post and that is why title of the article becomes permalink here. This should be done before posting article to public.

Now in URL space delete the name of title of article and write down the prime category name there. Whenever one article has one or more category then you select which category is important and name that category in the URL box of document tab of post editor setting.

What this would make is that everytime the same category post is made it would serialise and numbered permalink strucutre and in this way URL of permalink becomes search engine optimised and perfect for readers as well as webmasters to categorise and differentiate URLs in homogenous ways.

Renaming Permalink URL inside Document tab of Post editor

How to rename Permalink URL inside Document tab of Post Editor:

Now, reached to setting tab which is located at the right side of Post editor inside WordPress Administration. Rename the URL space in accordance with the prime category. This article is distributed into two categories namely customisation and SEO. I consider SEO is the prime category so I rename permalink IRL space as SEO. Now, if there are more than one article in category of SEO the permalink structures would be URL of site and then SEO and then SEO1 and then SEO2 and then SEO3 and so on.

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