The next important step in WordPress is to create categories for the post. Whatever post you create in wordpress can be grouped under certain categories. It makes easier for posts to be organized.

  • Select “Posts” and click on the “Categories“. You will get the following screen

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  • Enter the name for the category eg. Windows Troubleshooting. In the slug box you can leave blank or enter the short keyword like windows. Now if Windows 8 is the subcategory of some other category then you can select the main category under the Parent box. for eg. here “Windows 8” is the subcategory for the “Windows troubleshooting“. For description box you can leave it blank.
  • Now click on “Add New Category” button.
  • Now you have successfully created a “Category” for your post and you can see it on the right side.