How to Reset Your WordPress Permalinks

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Today we’re going to look at how to reset your permalinks. By definition, Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual posts, as well as categories and other lists of postings. A permalink is what another blogger will use to link to your article (or section), or how you might send a link to your story in an e-mail message.

1. Login to the Administrator
2. Click General
3. Click on Settings , the click on Permalinks in the menu
4. In order to RESET the Permalinks, click on DEFAULT
5. Click on SAVE

Why reset your permalink?

Permalinks are stored as easy-to-read links within your WordPress database. If at any time you move your WordPress site to another host, change your domain name, or if you’re simply having problems with links on your website, then it’s often best to reset your permalinks.

Make sure to click on SAVE in order to save your permalinks to the DEFAULT setting. Once they are saved, you can then put them back to the original setting and then re-save.

When you perform the reset process for permalink you are re-writing them within the database.

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Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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