[wp-hackers] URIs ending like p=20090118

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Sun Jan 18 22:10:08 GMT 2009

> jidanni at jidanni.org wrote:
>> So my question is can I force WordPress to assign "p"
>> numbers like I choose?
> That direction is fraught with peril. My suggestion: bite the bullet  
> and use .htaccess; it's really not that complex.
> -Mike Schinkel

By default the 'p' param is already assigned to the post/page id, and  
will correspond to the database record and not the date.

Your host probably already has all the necessary stuff in place to  
make it work, so go ahead and dive into using .htaccess or learn to  
like the default ?p=123


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