how to change website address on wordpress

Let’s begin the discussion about how to change website address on wordpress:

First of all I will like to state that it is really very very easy to understand how to change website address on wordpress. Better SEO-practice depends also on the character length of the url of a page/post of your website. It will be the best if the character length of the website address is within 60-65. So, next time onwards do keep in mind this significant perspective, while changing/editing your website address.

So, before writing a new post on worddpress, do implement these instruction to boost the SEO-performance of all of your posts. The first step regarding how to change website address on WordPress is to change the permalink structure of your website from the ‘settings’ option on wordpress. And bid adieu to all your worries regarding bringing about seamless change in the website address on wordpress for Optimal Performance

how to change website address on wordpress

At first log-in to your wordpress dashboard. Then click on ‘settings’ and then on ‘permalinks’ to bringing about seamless change in your WordPress Website Address for Optimal Performance.

Now you will have the option of choose from various url structures. Among these url patterns, only two structures named as ‘plain’ and ‘post name’.

how to change website address on wordpress

Plain structure:

If you select ‘plain’ structure, you will not be able to include key-word into the title of your post because in this structure, the url or website address will appear thus: site url + the serial number of the concerned post(for example the website adress in this structure will appear thus : ‘https://sandipishan.online/p=12’ where 12 signifies the serial number of the post and ‘p’ signifies ‘post’. So changing website address to this structure on wordpress will not indicate best SEO-practice in terms of how to change website address on wordpress.

Post structure:

Again in the second structure named as ‘postname’, you can easily include the focused key-word into your website address and for this reason your SEO-performance will be higher. With this structure the website address pattern will be thus: ‘site url + post name’. For example the website address will be like this: ‘https://sandipishan.online/best-mobile-phone’. So I will recomend to use this website address structure while making change or an edit in the website address on wordpress.

The screenshot is of one of my websites’ wordpress dashboard. And the url of this website is: https://sandipishan.online. Hence, I have written ‘https://sandipishan.online’ in the place of site url in both the cases.

And in the ‘post name structure’ in the place of post name, I have written: ‘best-mobile-phone’ and ‘best-cpu-for-mobile'(in the image) keeping in mind better seo factor regarding how to change website address on wordpress. I will also guide you to write only the focused key-word separated by ‘-‘ in the place of ‘post name’. Because with this your website address will be the shortest in this post structure.

how to change website address on wordpress

For the purpose of showing you the procedure about changing teh website address for this very post, I will ‘save draft’ this post and go

to my wordpress dashboard. As you have read so far, all your worries about how to change the website address on wordpress must have started vanishing from your mind like mists.

Again back here. See that I went to my posts section and clicked on ‘quick edit’ option for bringing about seamless change in the website address through wordpress.

how to change website address on wordpress
how to change website address on wordpress

Always write the focused key-word separating with ‘-‘ in the permalink as is shown in the image. And by doing this you will get the best possible shortened website url for your post.

And at last click on ‘update’ to finish the process. So, as I have told you earlier, it is really that much easy to understand how to change web-address on wordpress, bringing about optimal performance.

And about website redirection after changing the website address on wordpress, will not demand rocket science information because now a days on wordpress it happens automatically. Simply choose a premium theme( it should not have to be paid always because free themes will also provide you with this), follow these instruction and master the art of seamlessly changing the website address on wordpress.

There are several dedicated post of mine on WordPress SEO-information like how to create a new post in wordpress, how to create a category in wordpress, how to change author in wordpress, creating a menu in wordpress and so on. If you have not read them yet, do read them from these links to enrich yourself with valuable SEO-information.

3rd step regarding how to change website address on wordpress:

And now I will show you how to Change Your Website Address Without Losing Traffic or SEO Rank through RankMath plug-in free version. Here, I am not at all promoting ‘rank math’ plug-in. I am using Rank Math for a longer period of time and it is really very very useful and even the free version also.

So first install the ‘rank math’ plug-in and then such option as shown in the image will get displayed on your screen.

how to change website address on wordpress

Simply just click on it. You will ofcourse always stay ahead in the game following these instruction about how to change the website address on wordpress seamlessly.

how to change website address on wordpress

Then click on ‘snippet’ and follow the instruction as shown in the image. All your worries about how to change

website url in wordpress will not trouble you anymore.

So the url of this post reads thus: ‘https://sandipishan.com/how-to-shorten-url-in-wordprss’.

how to change website address on wordpress

Now there will be cases when the focused key-word will be long. And in such cases, you will have to sacrifice the shortened character length of the website address to edit and include the whole focused key-word in the permalink or the website url. But in such cases also, You will have to include the whole focused key-word in the permalink, may be even at the cost of short website address.

Pro-Tip regarding how to change website address on wordpress:

The pro-tip to make healthy change or edit in the website address on wordpress is to avoid using “stop-words” like ‘to’/’from’/’a’/’the’ in the permalink. So following this instruction, I will now make edit in the permalink for seamlessly changing the website address of this post and the exact permalink for this post will appear like thus: “shorten-url-on-wordpress“. Here I have kept “on” in the permalink quite intentionally because it will not matter a lot because my permalink is already very short.

Let’s conclude facts about how to change website address on wordpress site:

As you have read so far, I do think that ‘editing website address in wordpress site‘ should have to be no longer your worries. And if this post has come of any help to any of you, it will be a matter of great pleasure for me. If you have any further issues, do write to me in the comment box because this will inspire me to write another dedicated post like this one showing you the process through screenshots regarding making edits in the website address on wordpress.

And more than everything else, I will be the happiest if any of you do not face any kind of hindrances while making changes in your website address maintaing better SEO-practices for your websites optimal performance in the Search Results.

Thank you, all.

How do I change the URL address of a website?

**login & go to ‘post section on wordpress dashboard
**Click on ‘Quick Edit” available under each post.
**Edit the slug
And you are all done.

What is the URL of a website address?

The full form of the term’URL’ is Uniform Resource Locator and it serves the purpose as unique identifier for locating a resource in the web.

Can a website have 2 addresses?

Yes, of course and most significantly having two domains pointed to the same website will definitely boost the performance of your business. You may also use alternative options like ‘sub-domains’, ‘sub-folders’ and so on.

What are the 5 types of URL?

The five type of urls are as follows
HTTP and HTTPS URLs
FTP URLs
Mailto URLs
File URLs
Relative URLs

How do you rename a link?

**At first highlight the hyperlinked text or the ‘anchor text’.
**Click on the Text Edit icon (displayed as “A” and a pencil).
** Then in the ensuing menu, choose the ‘Link icon’ and for that You may have to swipe left for it
**In the Text box, write the name of your choice for your anchor text.
** At last, click on the checkmark(which may be blue in color for confirming.

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