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How to change page id of wordpress blog?

Discussion in 'WordPress' started by iamobsessive, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. #1
    I want to change my page id of wordpress blog?
    SEMrush
    for eg. - my page id is : - www.mysite.com/?p=9 but i want to change ww.mysite.com/?p=8 because there is no page with this(ww.mysite.com?p=8) id..
     
    iamobsessive, Sep 4, 2010 IP
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  2. WallaceYeung

    WallaceYeung Notable Member

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    #2
    the page/post is automatic generation, you can change it.
     
    WallaceYeung, Sep 4, 2010 IP
  3. schezan

    schezan Peon

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    #3
    That's not important for your blog/site.
    But u still can change the page id over the Phpmyadmin page.
     
    schezan, Sep 5, 2010 IP
  4. craigedmonds

    craigedmonds Notable Member

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    I would just add a 301 redirect into my htaccess file.

    In the root of your wordpress web site, there is a file called .htacess.

    1. Download the file to your local machine.
    2. Open the file in notepad.
    3. Add the code below to it
    4. Reupload the file to the root of your site

     
    craigedmonds, Sep 5, 2010 IP
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    psharma Notable Member

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    #5
    Page ID is automatically generated and you can change the url structure in any way you want except the ID of page.
    If you still want to change the ID of the page (and you said that ID = 8 is available ) the only way to do that is to make the changes in the database.
    Also i dont think there are plugins to do that.
     
    psharma, Sep 5, 2010 IP
  6. adbox

    adbox Well-Known Member

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    #6
    Why not change the permalink sdetting over to words instead of ids. This is better for ranking and is prettier too.
     
    adbox, Sep 6, 2010 IP
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    i agree with him(adbox)..better ranking.
     
    ayekaye01, Sep 6, 2010 IP
  8. craigedmonds

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    Yes, I agree with this totally. Unless you have a specific reason for using page id's in your url's, then you should really consider switching to a custom url structure for your permalinks. It increases your chance of ranking for your keyword and as adbox said, its prettier.
     
    craigedmonds, Sep 7, 2010 IP
  9. budianduk

    budianduk Peon

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    #9
    use permalink on setting menu
    ex %postname%

    thx
     
    budianduk, Sep 7, 2010 IP