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I have a page with with address localhost/ . .In the navigation bar I have a new page link named Blog. SO wheni travel to that page the link is localhost/blog . Now here is my thing ...when i click on any post of that page the next page permalink become localhost/{The-post-name}. what i want is to print the link fully... like /localhost/blog/{the-post-name}. for every post i walk through this page

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Just go to Settings > Permalinks, select Custom Structure and enter the following:

/blog/%postname%/

That will add /blog/ to the beginning of post names in their permalinks. This will not affect Pages.

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You can add a rewrite rule to WordPress:

add_action( 'init', 'wpse_328813_rewrite' );
function wpse_328813_rewrite()
{
    add_rewrite_rule(
        '^blog/(.+)/?$', 
        'index.php?pagename=$matches[1]',
        'top'
    );
}

What that is saying is, "WordPress, when someone requests a URL with "blog", followed by a slash, and then some text, maybe followed by another slash, try to load a page matching that slug. Oh, and do this before you try any of your other rewrite rules."

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  • Massive overkill. You can achieve the same thing for posts just by changing the settings in Settings > Permalinks. – Jacob Peattie Feb 15 '19 at 11:14
  • We must have different understandings of the word, "massive". A custom permalink structure in the menu does make more sense for what he said. I just jump to rewrite rules because they are more flexible, and invariably the person will come back with, "Oh, well what I really meant was only if..." – tmdesigned Feb 15 '19 at 11:24

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