In this chapter, techfoorti will study how to Delete Categories in WordPress.

The following are the simple steps to delete categories in WordPress.

Step (1) − Click on Posts → Categories in WordPress.

WordPress delete category

Step (2) − You can delete Category1 (Category1 was created in the chapter WordPress – Add Category). When the cursor hovers on the Categories, a few options get displayed below the Category name. Click on the Delete button as shown in the following screen.

WordPress delete category

When you click on delete, you will get a pop message asking for confirmation to delete the particular category as shown in the following screenshot.

WordPress delete category

You can click on the OK button and delete the category permanently.

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