After doing some research about dates on blogs, it seems like it is a good idea to remove them from the existing posts.
- Self-hosted (on Bluehost)
- Over 1,000 existing posts
- All posts are indexed by Google and many are linked to from other domains. Many posts are linked to within the blog. Don't want to break links.
- Don't want to lose Pagerank or age of the posts within Google. This is very important because most of the traffic is from Google, and many pages rank well.
- The current URL is:
- New URL should be
I know that it can be done with ModRewrite, but is this the best way? Will Google know that it is the same post?
Is it possible to change permalinks?