WordPress Permalink Migration Warning (SEO semi-disaster)

If you follow those guides about migrating your blog to another webhost using import/export functionally…
You must rebuild your permalinks in the exact same format as the original webhost!

Go to Settings > Permalinks, and click save changes.
Make sure you choose the correct permalink structure.

If you do not, all your indexed pages on search engines (google, etc) will disappear and your site will be re-indexed losing you your traffic.

Menelaos Bakopoulos

Mr. Menelaos Bakopoulos is currently pursuing his PhD both at Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTiF) at Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark and Athens Information Technology (AIT) in Athens, Greece. He received a Master in Information Technology and Telecommunications Systems from Athens Information Technology and a B.Sc. in Computer Science & Management Information Systems from the American College of Thessaloniki. Since April 2008 he has been a member of the Multimedia, Knowledge, and Web Technologies Group.

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