Wordpress Edit Category

Given below are the steps you should take to edit your created categories.

Step 1 : − Click on PostsCategories in WordPress.

Wordpress edit categories

Step 2 : − Suppose you want to edit our previously created 'Wordpress' category (Wordpress was created in the chapter WordPress - Add Category).

Take the cursor over the Category name, you will see few options get displayed below the Category name. There are two ways to edit the categories i.e. Edit and Quick Edit. We will first have a look at 'Edit' option, click on it.

Wordpress edit categories

Step 3 : − After clicking on 'Edit' option, the same screen will open which opened during the creation of the category. Now, you can edit and do correction on any field you want, and then click on Update button as shown in the following screen to save the changes.

Wordpress edit categories

Let's have a look at the 'Quick edit' option-

Step 1 : Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in Categories section as shown in the following screen.

Wordpress edit categories

Step 2 : − Here, you can only edit the Name and Slug of the category as seen in the following screen. You cannot edit the description or parent category of it. Finally click on Update Category button to save the changes.

Wordpress edit categories

In the next tutorial we will go through the steps to delete any created category. Stay with us.

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