- Publish a post, with a title worded to give the desired URL.
- Edit the previously published post, and change the title.
Now, you simply use the New GUI Post Editor, and publish a new post. In the "Post Settings" menu for a new post, under "Permalink", select "Custom URL", and enter the customizable portion of the URL. Note the restrictions, for Custom Permalinks.
- You can only customise the post title portion of the URL.
- You can only customise the permalink, for a new post.
This post was published as
blogging.nitecruzr.net/2012/07/custom-permalinks-let-you-create-new.htmlIf I had used the "Permalink" option before publishing, I could have entered
In Blogger Buzz: Customize your posts with permalinks, we are specifically instructed
The bolded area is the portion of the URL that is customizable.In this example, "new-blogger-gui-gives-us-custom" is the customizable portion of the post URL.
If I want to change the URL of an existing post, I would use the "Custom Redirects" option, in "Search preferences", under "Settings".
Plan ahead and use Custom Permalinks - or don't plan ahead, and use Custom Redirects. It's your choice.