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  • Installed permalinks and trying to understand what it’s doing.

    posts are showing as blog/my-title.htm
    pages are showings as blog/page-title/
    is that correct?

    posts do not change .htaccess
    pages add entries to .htaccess

    lots of pages, large .htaccess file.


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  • Moderator James Huff


    Halfelf Minion 🚀

    Yes. You are correct on almost all conclusions. I do have to call into question “lots of pages, large .htaccess file.” “Large” is a very relative term. Each new page creates 1 new line in the .htaccess file. So, 50 pages = 50 new lines. To me, that doesn’t seem to be “large,” but to you it may be.

    I saw this in the file

    RewriteRule ^(the-first-test-page)/trackback/?$ /thetestblog/index.php?pagename=$1&tb=1 [QSA,L]
    RewriteRule ^(the-first-test-page)/feed/(feed|rdf|rss|rss2|atom)/?$ /thetestblog/index.php?pagename=$1&feed=$2 [QSA,L]
    RewriteRule ^(the-first-test-page)/(feed|rdf|rss|rss2|atom)/?$ /thetestblog/index.php?pagename=$1&feed=$2 [QSA,L]
    RewriteRule ^(the-first-test-page)/page/?([0-9]{1,})/?$ /thetestblog/index.php?pagename=$1&paged=$2 [QSA,L]
    RewriteRule ^(the-first-test-page)(/[0-9]+)?/?$ /thetestblog/index.php?pagename=$1&page=$2 [QSA,L]

    so five lines for my first page, am I doing it right?

    I noticed that editing the post and changing the title does not change the name of the page(still is myoriginaltitle.htm even if post is now newtitle). Are the page names added as an entry to the database on the original posting, and if so what table, if I wanted to modify them?

    Moderator James Huff


    Halfelf Minion 🚀

    The page’s title and slug are two separate things. What you see in the permalink is the slug. When editing a page, just change the value in the “Page slug” field.

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