I'm using wordpress the very first time, however , after i publish any article the url become is "sitename.com/?p=XXX" I would like it will show the title of this article within the url. How do i change it out. Please provide a noob friendly answer

Had to this short article regarding how to do this :)

SEO Friendly URL Structure for WordPress

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Use clean web addresses in the setting ...

Take a look here : http://interaction.dundee.ac.uk/~ali/blog/nice-clean-urls-in-wordpress/

Following links can can offer you more insight :

http://wordpress.org/support/topic/clean-urls-and-htaccess

http://www.guyrutenberg.com/2008/05/24/clean-urls-permalinks-for-wordpress-on-lighttpd/

But please don't use this website for this particular questions. Its a website for asking programming questions .

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