How to Change Your Site Permalinks on WordPress

In order for Shoutworks to do its thing, your WordPress site has to be set up correctly. Here’s how to make the small change required for Shoutworks to function.

Don’t worry, this tutorial should take you less than 2 minutes to complete!


1. Click on Settings on the left-hand menu.

how to change permalinks wordpress

2. In the Settings sub-menu on the left-hand side, click on Permalinks.

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3. In the Permalinks Settings, make sure that the option “Post name” is selected. If any of the other options is selected instead, Shoutworks will not be able to find the content for your Alexa skill.

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WARNING: Be sure to consult your WordPress developer before changing this setting, since your site structure and links throughout your site could be dependent on it.


That’s it! You’ve just changed your Permalinks setting and you’re ready to create your Alexa skill with Shoutworks. Happy creating!


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