WordPress – Learn About WordPress Add Category

To access the Category section follows the mentioned steps −

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

WordPress add category

Step (2) − The Categories page is displayed as shown in the following screenshot.

WordPress add category

The following are the details of the fields on Categories.

  • 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 dropdown, you can set the particular category as a sub-category or can keep it as None.
  • Description − Add a brief description of your category. It is optional.

Step (3) − After filling all the information about Categories, click on Add New Category button.

Step (4) − After clicking on Add New Category, the newly created category will get displayed on the right side of the page as shown in the following screen.

WordPress add category

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