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I am trying to create something like a newsletter. I'd like to show a set of categories with hyperlinks. however, I want to restrict that to the specific date.

Clicking on the hyperlink will show the posts within that category and a specific date.

Can I use the a permalink to achieve this?

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You can just add some settings to the permalinks:

Go to: Settings->Permalinks

If you want the url like this: http://example.com/category/2012/12/30/post-name

Add: /%category%/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/

Read more here

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  • I didn't realize you can reference categories using that format. thanks.
    – nilanjan
    Aug 1, 2013 at 11:05
  • When I access a url like this: example.com/category/2012/12/30/ it shows me the posts which match that category and date. Do you know which php file it calls to display the posts? Does it use archive.php? I want to modify the php file
    – nilanjan
    Aug 1, 2013 at 11:27
  • i think single.php Aug 1, 2013 at 11:30

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