2. Web Hosting & Domain
3. Install WordPress
4. Choose Your Theme
5. Get To Know WordPress
6. Design With Divi Builder
7. Divi Theme Builder Templates
8. Import & Export Layouts
9. Checklist: After Launch
10. Let's Celebrate!
You are a star!
5.4 Remove the “Uncategorized” Category in WordPress
- Your progress:
It’s not easy to figure out how to delete the “Uncategorized” category for WordPress posts. But when you know this hidden feature, it will just take one minute to fix it. In this video, we’ll describe how to remove the category Uncategorized in WordPress.
Before you start, make sure that you have created at least one post category in addition to the default “Uncategorized” category. You can see and create categories under Posts » Categories.
- Log in to your WordPress dashboard
- Go to Settings » Writing
- Click the “Default Post Category” drop-down and change it from Uncategorized to the category of your choice and hit Save Changes.
- Go to Posts » Categories
- Now, you can just hover the category “Uncategorized” and click the red “Delete” link.
- Click the “OK button to confirm the removal of “Uncategorized”.
That’s it! Remember that once you delete a category, it can’t be restored again.
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