I have a fairly trivial question. What is the max number of subdirectories in WordPress?

We are planning to move our current website to WordPress and I have been told that you can have, at most, 2 levels to subdirectories.

Typically, you can only have /{category}/{tag}/page_content Where {category} and {tag} are (as their name mention) the categories and tags of the page_content page.

Is there a way to have a url like /pages_content_1/pages_content_2/page_content_3/page_content_4, where all page_content_x actually have content?

I came across the following link (http://smallbusiness.chron.com/move-wordpress-root-subfolder-52605.html), but it doesn't really address my case.

Thanks in advance for any help.


Do you mean nested pages?

pages_content_1 (page with content, parent↓)
  pages_content_2 (page with content, child of above, parent↓) 
    pages_content_3 (page with content, child of above, parent↓) 
      pages_content_4 (page with content, child of above) 

If so, I don't believe there is a limit. The URL would be


I'm not sure what you mean by /{category}/{tag}/page_content, WordPress does not typically permalink in this fashion.

  • Yes. I do mean nested pages as per your scheme – E. Jaep Aug 28 '17 at 14:29

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