Sample WordPress Custom Permalink Structures

Recently we discussed about changing WordPress permalink structure. If you are running a WordPress blog for the first time, you might want to try some new permalink structures. Few sample WordPress permalinks might help. Right? Here we go. Find below some sample custom permalinks for WordPress.

Sample Custom Permalinks

WordPress Custom Permalink Structure Examples:

Slashwp presents some pre-made custom permalink structures for your WordPress blog. Copy your favorite structure from here and paste it on your blog Permalink Settings page.

Post name:
/%postname%/ (Most popular. Present in default WordPress options.)
Category and Post name:
/%category%/%postname%/ (On of the popular structures. Good for SEO)
Post ID and Post name:
/%post_id%/%postname%/ (On of the popular structures. Good for performance)
Post name and Post ID:
/%postname%/%post_id%/ (A popular variation of the earlier structure)
Post name with .html extension:
/%postname%.html (good for those who wants their pages to look like static)
Static word with Post name:
/articles/%postname%/ (use word of your choice in place or articles)
Static word with Post ID:
/articles/%post_id%/ (present in default WordPress options)
Year, Month and Post Name:
/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ (present in default WordPress options.)
Year, Month, Date and Post Name:
/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ (present in default WordPress options)
Year, Month, Date, Hour, Minute Second and Post Name:
/%year%%monthnum%%day%%hour%%minute%%second%/%postname% (ideal for news sites)

The above are just few examples of WordPress permalink structures. Choose your custom permalink structure based on your own requirement. Don’t hesitate to use own custom combination. Just make sure that your permalink structure consists either %post_id% or %postname%.

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