Managing categories in WordPress

This tutorial will show you how to manage categories in WordPress. This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to WordPress.

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1) Click to expand the Posts options, located in the left sidebar.


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2) Click Categories.


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3) To create a new category, type in a Name.


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4) Type in the Slug which is the URL-friendly version of the name.


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5) Scroll down to Parent. You can choose to select a category.


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6) Enter a Description. Click Add New Category.


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You can quickly edit a category's information in the settings on the right.


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7) Make any necessary changes or click Cancel.


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8) Delete a category by clicking this link.


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9) Click OK to confirm.


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This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage categories in WordPress.


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This is article 6 of 12 in the WordPress series. Please click here for the index.

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