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External Permalinks


You can use this plugin to link directly to external posts. Possible usages:

  • Cross promote posts across blogs.
  • Link directly to the guest post at another blog.
  • Etc, etc..

More info


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  • The external URL field on the "Add post" page.


  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Unzip the plugin and upload the directory to wp-content/plugins.
  3. Activate the plugin.
  4. If necessary, go to the “External Permalink” options page and make your changes.
  5. When adding/editing posts, enter the external URL in the field labeled “External URL”, typically at the bottom of the screen.


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