Descriptive WordPress URLs

In WordPress, when you first set it up, your urls when you post look something like this: http://www.chrisrat.com/blog/?p=123.  Not entirely the most descriptive!   I have to thank my friends over at BrainPOP UK for the tip here to turn that into a descriptive URL.

This is a short post, as it is super easy to sort.  In your WordPress control panel, go to ‘Settings’ then to ‘Permalinks’ and you will see something like this:

If you have never been here before, then the ‘Default’ radio button will be selected.  Simply select ‘Custom Structure’ and copy what I have put in above, and it will make it a lot more usable!

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