[FIX] Changing WordPress Permalinks Breaks Old Date-Based Links

Problem: Changing “name and date-based” permalinks to “name-based” permalinks breaks all of my site’s old links. Changing: http://www.designparc.com/2008/08/08/post-title/ To: http://www.designparc.com/post-title/ breaks the former date-based connection. Solution: Rick Beckman’s “How to Update Your WordPress Permalinks Without Causing Link Rot” article Add RedirectMatch call to .htaccess file so that old “name and date-based” permalinks will seamlessly redirect to “name-based” permalinks. …

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