It's pretty common to see Wordpress running on pretty permalinks in the style of:
However I'm trying to customize a fresh Wordpress install with a different set of URLs. I believe wp_rewrite is my best method, writing a small block of code inside functions.php. I have seen a few examples of wp_rewrite_rules but none appear to be simply changing all post URLs.
Ideally I'd like to have them setup like this:
I would love any help on this if possible.. it's been a struggle finding good code examples for even basic rewrite rules. Let me know if I can provide any more details.