[resolved] Converting from ugly to pretty permanlinks (4 posts)

  1. TheAnalyzer
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi everybody – I need some considered expert advice here.

    Our WP blog was born before pretty permalinks were an option. Ours are the old http://www.mysite.com/?p=38 style. We have 1,000+ posts and Google page 1 weighting for a big bunch of search terms – many above the fold. So preserving our Google ranking is the top priority.

    I know that could deploy a 301 redirect for them one by one. That’s the bottom line. But I really hope some guru has a better answer!

    Thanks for your time.

  2. hellomatt
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Try this: http://www.deanlee.cn/?p=111

    I guess it automates the 301 redirect, so you don't have to do it one by one.

  3. TheAnalyzer
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Wow, hellomatt, that was an instant response!

    Thank you very much.

    The plugin looks really interesting and may solve my problem. I will investigate and try it if I am happy that it does the job.
    I will report back.

    Much appreciated.

  4. TheAnalyzer
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Somebody who has done it previously (with very clear instructions) here
    using this plugin

    It looks like it is not the scary big deal that I thought it was.

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