How To Edit Categories In WordPress

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Last time you learned how to create new categories. Now let’s look at how to edit categories in WordPress.

It is super simple. All you need to do is follow these simple steps.

Step 1 – Click on Posts Categories in WordPress.

how to locate categories in wordpress dashboard

Step 2 – When you hover the cursor on the Categories, then a few options get displayed below the Category name. There are two ways to edit the categories – Edit and Quick Edit.

how to edit categories in wordpress

You can edit any of the fields, and then click Update button to save your settings.

how to edit category window

Quick Edit – Click on the Quick Edit option in the Categories section and you will see the following options.

how to quick edit screen in wordpress

Here, you can only edit the Name and Slug of the category as seen in the following screen and then click on the Update Category button.