[wp-hackers] blog directory on the same level as pages

Graeme Lennon graeme at samurai.com
Wed Oct 26 21:41:09 GMT 2005

Perhaps I'm missing something, but can't you do this simply be prefixing
your permalink structure with /blog, and then adding two custom rewrite
rules to redirect /blog to /index.php, and / itself to wherever you want
it to go (which wasn't made clear by the question)?


Carthik Sharma wrote:
> On 10/26/05, *Austin Matzko* <ajmatzko at hotmail.com
> <mailto:ajmatzko at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>     I'd like an easy way to have pages on the same level as the blog
>     directory when using permalinks.  In other words, I'd have WordPress
>     in the top-level directory, with pages such as www.example.com/about
>     <http://www.example.com/about>,
>     but the blog entries would be under www.example.com/blog
>     <http://www.example.com/blog>, so a typical
>     blog post might look like www.example.com/blog/2005/10/26/blog-entry
>     <http://www.example.com/blog/2005/10/26/blog-entry> .
>     The problem is that I can't see any way to do that without a lot of
>     hand-coding of htaccess every time I update the permalink structure
>     (e.g. every time I add a new page).  Is there an easier way to do this
>     that I'm missing?
> It is not easy, and involves quite a few hacks, a modified plugin etc. I
> have such a setup going on my website.
> If you are game to learn from this, and later produce a page on the
> Codex describing how to do it, I can let you sneak a peek at my source :)
> I call it, will-share-for-docs :)
> Carthik.
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