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WordPress - Delete Category

In this chapter, we will study about how to Delete Categories in WordPress.

Following are the simple steps to delete categories in WordPress.

Step (1) − Click on Posts → Categories in WordPress.

WordPress delete category

Step (2) − You can delete Category1 (Category1 was created in the chapter Wordpress - Add Category). When the cursor hovers on the Categories, a few options get displayed below the Category name. Click on Delete button as shown in the following screen.

WordPress delete category

When you click on delete, you will get a pop message asking for confirmation to delete the particular category as shown in the following screenshot.

WordPress delete category

You can click on OK button and delete the category permanently.