WordPress Tutorials: WordPress categories
In this chapter, we will learn abi=out how to add categories in WordPress. These are used to represent group related posts and sections of your site. It categorizes the group content into different sections. It is a very convenient way to organize posts.
The following steps will show how to access the category section in WordPress.
Step-1: Click on the Posts → Categories option in WordPress.
Step-2: The Category page is displayed.
The following are the details of the fields given on the Categories page.
- 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: Press the Add New Category button to save your settings after you have completed all of this information.
Step-4: After clicking on Add New Category, the newly created category will get displayed on the right side of the page.