Changing Wordpress Permalinks

Wordpress permalinks are the URLs that point to specific posts on your WordPress site. If you are looking to change them to enhance the search engine optimization of your site, or are just trying to reset them to fix an issue, just follow these steps.

From your Reclaim Hosting Client Area log in to your cPanel, and under Applications hit My Apps. Next, navigate to your WordPress installation. Before changing your site’s permalinks, it is always recommended to backup your site, as changing permalinks my have unforeseen consequences.

Log in to your WordPress dashboard by clicking the link ending in /wp-admin/, or by going to https://yourwordpresssite.tld/wp-admin/


Here, you’ll see your WordPress dashboard with a number of options.

Under Settings on the left side of your dashboard, click Permalinks.


Here, you’ll see your site’s permalink settings. You can adjust them to whatever you desire, from common settings to a custom structure, and hit Save Changes at the bottom of the page. Now, all your posts will use your new permalink structure.