My site has a blog page at /blog/, with links to blog posts. A post will have a URL starting at the root of the site, which is a bit jarring. I'd like to have the posts URLs appear as if they are within the blog section of the site.

My site currently has a permalink structure like the following:


I'd like to modify it to include a blog prefix:


As I understand, WordPress should be able to handle the appropriate redirects.

My issue is the fact that I have the blog page at /blog/

If I change my post permalink structure, is there going to be any conflict with a page having a similar URL?

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I just tested it (briefly) on local test install and having static page at /page/ and pretty permalinks starting with /page/ doesn't seem to cause any issues.

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