In this chapter, techfoorti will study the simple steps to Edit Categories in WordPress.

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

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

WordPress Edit Category

Step (2) − You can view Category1 (Category1 was created in the chapter WordPress – Add Category). When the cursor hovers on the Categories, then a few options get displayed below the Category name. There are two ways to edit the categories i.e. Edit and Quick Edit

Edit − Click on Edit option in the Categories section as seen in the following screenshot.

WordPress Edit Category

You can edit any of the required fields, and then click the Update button as shown in the following screen.

WordPress Edit Category

Category fields are the same from the chapter WordPress – Add Category.

Quick Edit − Click on the Quick Edit option in the Categories section as shown in the following screen.

WordPress Edit Category

Here, you can only edit the Name and Slug of the category as seen in the following screen and then finally click on an Update Category button.

WordPress Edit Category
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