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Set Permalink Settings from functions.php

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Permalink settings are available in the WordPress admin settings. Sometimes you may not have the access to WordPress admin and you want to set permalinks settings from functions.php.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme.
The .htaccess mod_rewrite it is still necessary.


<?php
// set permalink
function set_permalink(){
    global $wp_rewrite;
    $wp_rewrite->set_permalink_structure('/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/');
}
add_action('init', 'set_permalink');
?>

You may also enjoy flushing permalinks once per hour cron job.

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