Correct Permalinks

Ensure your post has the correct permalink

Permalinks are also known as permanent links. These are the URL links to your posts and pages.

1. Log in to your WordPress and navigate to your post in the text editor.

2. On the top right corner, you will see the settings button and click on it.

Checking the post permalink
Checking the post permalink

3. That action will display the settings panel. Now scroll down along the setting panel to find “Permalink.”

4. Click the drop-down button to display the permalink attributes.

The image below illustrates what our slug looks like. A slug identifies and explains the actual contents of a page.

Editing a permalink
Editing a permalink

You notice that ours looks a little bit weird. This is because we are working in a WP engine staging environment. But our final permalink will look like this:


The materials section contains helpful links to some of the tools highlighted in this lesson.