[resolved] Will someone tell me if this is correct for permalinks? (3 posts)

  1. ChgoWriter
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I can't have a .htaccess file because I, and I'm considering changing hosts, am hosted on Yahoo.

    So, I'm having a problem with permalinks. I can only use the default option in the admin panel, but I wanted something more descriptive.

    I have added /index.php/%post_id%/%postname%/

    it seems to work, but I'd like to know if this is correct or if it will cause other problems


  2. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    That should work on any host and in any conditions... however, you may want to consider this, especially, if you are considering changing hosts:
    - stay with the default for the remaining time until you move because even if you get later the permalink structure that you want, the default always work!
    - having now one custom permalink and changing it later to another custom structure might break incoming links, pages indexed by search engines etc.
    - chenging from one custom to another type of custom is PITA

    Briefly: if considering changing hosts, stay with the default until you move.

  3. ChgoWriter
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Thanks for the advice Moshu and thanks for answering my question

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