By default when you create a new blog post in WordPress it assigns it to the UNCATEGORIZED category.

In most cases, this isn’t the category you want it in.

It also looks a bit sloppy.

Here’s how to change the default category to a category of your choosing.

  • Login to WordPress as an Administrator
  • From the WordPress Dashboard select Settings
  • Select Writing
  • Select Default Post Category
  • Save your changes using the SAVE CHANGES button at the bottom of the page.
  • Done

Now, going forward, all your new blog posts will be by default set to the category you selected.

Here’s what it looks like.

 

marketing to brides changing default wordpress category

 

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