Thanks for using the Yoast SEO plugin. I understand you want to remove the product category from your slug, but according to WooCommerce documentation, it’s highly not recommended. Removing
/shop/ from the URLs is not advisable due to how WordPress resolves its URLs. It uses the
product-category (or any other text for that matter) base of a URL to detect that it is a URL leading to a product category.
The Yoast SEO plugin doesn’t have a feature to do this. If you still insist on going ahead, you can make the change in your product permalinks settings in WordPress > Settings > Permalinks. Again, this can lead to a number of problems with performance and duplicate URLs. I’d also advise creating a backup of your website or testing things out on a staging site.
@maybellyne, thanks for the clear reply.
I’m still wondering how other (big) companies solve this problem. The url is not google friendly and ugly.
This reply was modified 1 week, 4 days ago by dipsauce.