How to Add a New Category Through the WordPress Dashboard

Posted OnSep 26, 2013     CategoryTaxonomy     CommentsNo comment

In this article, we will talk about how to add a new category to your WordPress site using the Dashboard

Required User Role/Access: Editor+

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard

Step 2) Click the Posts link from the left panel.


Step 3) Click the Categories link from the left panel.


Step 4) Enter a name for your new category.


Step 5) Enter a slug for your new category. If you do not enter one, a slug will automatically be generated using the name as a reference.


Step 6) Select the parent category. If you don’t want the new category to be a child of any others, simply select None.


Step 7) Enter a basic description for your category.


Step 8) Click the Add New Category button.


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