Turning On Permalinks
Next, you turn on permalinks. This changes the dynamic URLs to rewritten static URLs (that is,
) in your blog.
Load the admin page (
), click the Options link
in the top menu, and select Permalinks. Choose the “Date and name based” entry, as shown in
Figure 16-4. This enables keyword-rich URLs for your blog.
Alternatively, you can choose to have only the post name and post ID in the link — without the
date, in which case you would type
in the Custom box.
After making your choice, verify that the
file in the
in the root
folder) is writable, and click the Update Permalink Structure button. This writes the
mod_rewrite rules necessary for the rewritten URLs to
. The rules for your particu-
lar configuration are listed here:
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