Saturday, May 30, 2020

How to Add Categories in WordPress

Hello guys! Welcome to another section of my tutorial on WordPress. In this tutorial post, i will be giving you guys a step by step guide on how to Add Categories in WordPress.

Categories are used to indicate sections of your website and group related posts. It sorts all the grouped contents into various sections.

Following is the simple steps used in accessing the Category section -

Step 1 - Click on Post → Categories option.

Step 2 - The Categories page is displayed.

Following are the details of the fields found on the Categories section -

  • Name - Enter the unique name of categories.
  • Slug - A word chosen to describe your post. It is specified in the Tags URL.
  • Parent - By selecting the parent category from the dropdown, you can set a particular category as sub-category or keep it as None.
  • Description - Add a short description about your category. It is optional.

Step 3 - After filling all the information about the categories, click on Add New Category button.


Step 4 - After clicking on Add New Category, the new created category will get displayed on the right side of the page as shown in below.

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial. In my next tutorial post, i will be giving you the steps on how to Edit Categories in WordPress. 

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