Why can't we rewrite URL's for blog posts?

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  1. Anupama Raikar

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    Automatically sticking a bunch of random numbers in the URL structure for blog posts doesn't do our site any good from an SEO perspective. Why can't we be allowed to customize our URLs for blog posts.
     
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  2. fisicx

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    What blog posts? If you are using anchors the URLs won't matter are they won't be visible on the page.
     
  3. Mike Wilford

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    Are you doing this in wordpress? It may be your permalink settings. If you go to Settings > Permalink - there may be an option to change the URL to the page title!
     
  4. Elizabeth Anderson

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    You can customize your blog URLs prior to publishing the article by editing the permalinks. Ensure that the URL is short and contains the focus keyword as it helps your article to rank in Google.
     
  5. singhabhishek251

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    We can rewrite any urls and as per I now this facility is available for all the cms as well, this can be done by a simple click and option selection from admin panel. I have done this for many WordPress websites and and they work perfectly. If you are not using wordpress for blog then I would suggest you to use wordpress for all kind of blogs.
     
  6. Rakesh Yadav

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    If you are using WordPress then use settings > permalink. It will take the slug from the page, you can change the slug by editing the page. In joomla slug is called alias, use Menu >Cusco info in Joomla to achieve this.
     
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    you can but if you re-write the blog post URL then it will be shown 404;
     
  8. towertech

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    Hi,

    If you want change your URL I recommended to use 301 redirection while change your URL Old to new one.

    By doing this way your old URL redirect to new re-write URL and your website does not hurt by Google SEO, and traffic remain same.

    Thanks
     

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