What is a permalink and why do I need it?

Before I start my explanation of permalinks, I want to show you two examples so you can refer to them as necessary: An example of a blog's main URL (which shows all the posts for a given period of time: http://www.bloggingbasics101.com An example of a permalink: http://www.bloggingbasics101.com/101/2008/11/what-is-a-permalink/ A permalink is the link to an individual blog post. These are important because if you ever need to link to an exact blog entry (e.g., as part of a carnival), you use Read more [...]