I want to change the structure of yearly/monthly archive URL of default post type 'post'.

As we know be default the URLs are like:

Default: http://wwww.domain.com/2013/09

but want them rewritten, so end up like this:

New: http://wwww.domain.com/about/blog/archive/2013/09

i tried following but do seem to work:





I'd like someone to point to the right direction, need more info do leave a comment.



You can do this without adding rewrite rules by changing the $date_structure of the $wp_rewrite instance of the WP_Rewrite class:

function wpa116030_init(){
    global $wp_rewrite;
    $wp_rewrite->date_structure = 'about/blog/archive/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%';
add_action( 'init', 'wpa116030_init' );

Visit your Permalinks settings page after adding this code to flush the rewrite rules.

  • thanks, it worked like a dream. i have another query, can we do the same (rewrite) for the default post type slug? – TheDeveloper Sep 28 '13 at 19:47

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