It’s been a while since I’ve been using WordPress. It’s still my favourite blogging platforms, so I didn’t hesitate and chosen WP for my new blog that you are reading right now. I also really recommend it to anyone who want to create their own blog or website. It’s great!
Now on to the issue I run into today. My blog posts weren’t showing the subcategory in the url, even though I have set up permalinks properly:
I searched the internet and found an easy solution. Simply untick the main category and keep only subcategory ticked when Publishing/Updating the post.
Here’s what the original support thread on wordpress says:
I did solve the issue, but I still have no idea about the root cause. I had selected both a parent category (colleges) + one of its subcategories (Alaska).
To get both of these in the URL, I had to deselect the parent category (selecting only the subcategory) and publish. This changed the URL successfully.
Then I could re-check the parent category, update, and it still showed the full permalink URL with colleges/alaska/postname.