HOW TO ADD CATEGORIES IN WORDPRESS

by Mar 29, 2022WordPress Tutorials - WP Tutorials, Categories

Adding Categories in WordPress helps you group posts together and it also helps people find your content. It is the cornerstone of good content organization. 

WordPress Tutorial Video – How to Add Categories in WordPress

Step 1 – Create the Category in the Post Menu Link

Depending on your theme that you are using categories can be displayed at the top or bottom of the post On your Left side bar menu you will see posts and under it you will see categories 

How to Add a Category in WordPress
Hover over posts in the WordPress Dashboard and choose Categories

STEP 2  Add information for the category 

After clicking on Categories you will be able to enter the name and description for the category 

How to Add a Category in WordPress -category Page
Category Page

STEP 3 Assign the WordPress Post to a Category 

In the Block Editor screen, choose the Post tab in the block sidebar. After you scroll down, you’ll see the category you created in the Categories dropdown. Choose the correct post category and click update in order to update your post.

STEP 4 – If the category isn’t showing in the list, click “Add New Category

Type your new category into the “New Category Name” box. Click the “Add New Category” button.

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