1 . By default, WordPress URLs aren’t rewritten so as to avoid compatibility problems with non-Apache servers, and look like this:
2. To modify your blog permalink structure, carry out the following steps:
Login to your WordPress dashboard.
Go to Settings | Permalinks.
Select the permalink structure you’d like to use, or enter a custom structure.
WordPress allows you to use ten structure tags to personalize your permalink structure:
%year%: The year the post has been published, for example, 2010
%monthnum%: The month the post has been published, for example 01 for January
%day%: The day the post has been published, for example 01 for the first day of the month
%hour%: The hour the post has been published
%minute%: The minute the post has been published
%second%: The second the post havs been published
%postname%: The name of the post
%post_id%: The post ID, for example, 715
%category%: The post category
%author%: The post author
Structure tags can be mixed up together to create a personalized structure. Don’t forget to use a separator between structure tags.
Following are the recommended separators:
the slash (/)
the underscore (_)
the hyphen (-)