Setting up a permalinks structure in Wordpress one of the things I normally do right after installing a blog, before event getting started on the templates. However, I always seem to forget what to put in the box so I thought I would put this here to remind myself and to go over the best practices on your own site in terms of SEO.
To set the permalinks on your Wordpress install go into Settings > Permalinks and enter the following into the Custom Structure field.
This will make a post on your site have a URL something like this.
It is also possible to create a permalink using the category slug by using the %category% option.
So the post above would become the following.