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The Ultimate SEO-Friendly WordPress URLs Structure

Creating SEO-friendly URLs is a super simple way to improve your SEO. If you get it right, you’ll improve your organic search visibility, especially for low-volume long-tail keywords. Google, and visitors, love URLs that make sense. While some feel including long tail URLs with the entire post name is good, studies suggest shorter URLs perform better overall. As you may already know every page and post in WordPress has a unique URL which is used to access and read the contents of that post. The other fancy name for a URL is permalink which means permanent link because the URL once given to a post should remain permanent. Visitors can bookmark permalinks for later use, share on their social profiles and link to them from their own content. What are WordPress permalinks? WordPress permalinks by default are a bunch of numbers and dashes also known as ugly URLs. If you make a post in WordPress and see it’s URL, it will be like, for example  http://example.com/?p=123 From where that p=123 comes from is basically the post ID number in your WordPress database wp_posts table. WordPress will keep on increment these numbers for the posts you make. Although this functionality assures there will be […]