Changing the Default Post Category in WordPress

Posted OnSep 27, 2013     CategoryTaxonomy     CommentsNo comment

The default post category in WordPress is “Uncategorized.” If you would like to change it you can follow these steps.

Required User Role/Access: Editor+

Step 1) Log in to the WordPress Dashboard

Step 2) Create a new category

Step 3) Click the Settings link from the left panel

click settings

Step 4) Click the Writing link from the left panel

wordpress writing settings

Step 5) Change the Default Post Category to your desired category

changing default post category in wordpress

Step 6) Click Save Changes


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