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Beginner Tips to Add Category to Your WordPress Blog

· Wordpress Developer

When publishing a WordPress blog post both categories and tags can come in very handy for organizing your content. Categories and Tags both make it easier for users to find your blog easily, what they are looking for.

In this blog, we will show you how to add post tags and categories for WordPress blog.

  1. From Your Blog Dashboard, Select Posts->Categories
  2. Enter the name of the Category (1-2 words maximum as this will be displayed in your navigation menu)
  3. Optionally enter the “Slug” (or browser friendly version of the category name). This will be show for you if you leave this blank.
  4. Optionally select the “Parent” category. To create parent category, make sure to select the parent from the “Parent” dropdown list. NOTE: The parent category must be created first.
  5. You can enter a description for the category here. Most of blog themes do not display this information, but some do.
  6. Click “Add New Category”

If Want To Use Plugin to Add Category

First thing you need to do is installing and activate the Post Tags and Categories for Pages plugin.

After that, go to Pages, click Add New and you will find post categories and tags now available for your pages too. That’s it. No complex setup. This plugin just works out of the box.

When we come to Wordpress website design there are lots of thing need to do, that lets your website or blog easily searchable to user. “Categories” and “Tags” are one of those crucial things. Now we hope these quick tips will help you to add post categories and tags to your WordPress pages.

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