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Changing Permalinks After The Fact – Auto Redirects


So you already picked your permalink structure..

..Now you have thousands of posts and wish you hadn’t organized them by something silly like /%mood-your-in-when-publishing-this-post%/%post-id%/…
You could change your permalink structure, but what happens to all your inbound links? All the thousands of links you have referenced in various forums, support threads, and video game screen shot forums? You’d need to write a thousand 301 redirects to keep everything going smoothly… no dice.

Well, if you download and activate ‘platinum seo pack’ from the wordpress extend plugin repository, BEFORE you change your structure, it will automatically create 301 redirects for you.

Wait, let me guess, your reading this thread because you ALREADY changed your permalink structure..

..Now the sky has fallen and everyone you see at the yoghurt shop tells you about the 404 errors they get when trying to check the latest screenshot of you p3vvning (or however the cool kids spell it) that 6 year old in frogger3D..

..Good news. You’re not boned.

Just change the permalink structure back to whatever lameness it was before, install and activate platinum seo pack, and then re-engage the stimulator, I mean set your new permalinks.