When I first started writing entries I decided to include the month and day in the URL’s, thinking I might need them. In the end turns out I didn’t.
I found that I can access a particular entry as
Typing in the second one would simply lead to a 301 redirect to the first.
Is there a way to make it so that typing in the long form with the date would re-direct to the second without breaking any permalinks?
You just have to set your permalinkstructure to
Special rewrite rules do not need to be done here, as this is a simple setting WordPress handles on it’s own.