Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

by May 9, 2016WordPress Tutorials - WP Tutorials

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Setting the default post category is a handy feature in WordPress. This will keep you from having everything under "uncategorized" in your posts.  Follow the steps below to do that:

Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

You will need to create a category in WordPress first before following the below steps.

STEP 1 : To set the default post category, go to Settings > Writing menu in the WordPress Dashboard.

Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

STEP 2 : You'll see Default Post Category dropdown option where you can select your preferred category.

WordPress Tutorial - Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

STEP 3 : Click Save Changes to save the default post category.

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