Can an Admin editing URLs?

How do I edit the url of an existing post or define a url before a post is published?

Not within Discourse. The URL is defined automatically/dynamically, and will always be: http(s)://yourdomainhere.tld/t/topic-title-here/topic-id-here

How deep is that logic, can it be modified without breaking the instance?

I’m honestly not 100% sure. Educated guess, it would be incredibly complicated to write a plugin that would modify the URL logic.

Admins can do that in WodPress, so I was hoping that Admins in Discourse could as well.

Actually, the topic title in the URL doesn’t matter. You can put any text there. Only the topic id matters.

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What are you trying to accomplish?

True, but putting Can an Admin editing URLs? into the address bar will automatically resolve (and be displayed as) Can an Admin editing URLs?.

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Easy to remember urls for groups

Check out permalink in customizations.