How to add and delete categories in WordPress?

In order to add/delete a category in your blog, log in to the admin area and go to Posts > Categories.

To add a category, simply type its name in the Category Name field. If you wish, you can also type a category slug, description and choose a parent item. Then click Add Category and your new category will be created.

To delete an existing category, hover over it and then click the Delete button.

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