How to fix url not founds after changing link structure



Recently changed permalink structure in WordPress from


Now all of my old posts are URL not found . Guessing that is 404.

Instead of helping SEO I think I have killed it. is there any way to have link structure work
both with both old posts and with new posts using the post name as URL ?

Hope this makes sense


No body had this issue themselves?


No, but a search yielded this:


Fixed ny updating the htaccess with the following in case anyone else runs into this trouble. Thank you Sdayman

RewriteRule ^([0-9]+)/([0-9]+)/([0-9]+)/(.*)$ /$4 [R=301,NC,L]


In this case, the subreddit mods at r/Cryptocurrency have styled their link color to be the same as the normal text color. It’s actually something they could do with CSS in the old site (but obviously didn’t). You might want to shoot the mods a note to let them know it’s hard to pick out links in the text!