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How to Delete a Category in WordPress

How to Delete a Category in WordPress Categories in WordPress serve to create a hierarchy for posts to give a system of organization. Without categorization and tagging, posts would be a scattered mess only able to be sorted by date and title. Creating categories was covered in depth here but today we’re going to cover how to delete categories. There are a number of reasons why one would want to do this from redesigning the organization to just general web housekeeping. Deleting a Category in WordPress Deleting a category in [...]

How to Improve Page Load Speed on a WordPress Site

How to Improve Page Load Speed on a Wordpress Site Improving page load speed is important to many developers and businesses as this is now a factor in the Google ranking system. While many of the same principles apply such as running efficient software and lightening the builds there are a few niche Wordpress options that let developers increase the speed of a site. Establish a Baseline The first thing one should do when looking to speed up a site is get a baseline of the current speed. This will [...]

How to Add Categories in WordPress

How to Add Categories in WordPress A category in WordPress is a way of organizing content/posts into nice and neat sections. Whenever developers create a category a corresponding page is created with all posts that fall under that category. Posts are assigned categories individually via the post editor or in bulk via All Posts. Adding Categories in WordPress Adding categories in WordPress is a simple four step process. Step One: Login to WordPress First, log into the WordPress dashboard. In order to create a category sufficient permissions will need to [...]

What is a Slug in WordPress and How to Edit Slugs

What is a Slug in WordPress and How to Edit Slugs What is a Slug? A slug within web terms can be defined as the editable part of the URL. The slug is located at the end of the url after the base domain prefix and often contains relevant keywords with hyphen separators. Permalink structures can also influence the slug by including date, time, author, post id, etc. which can be changed via Settings. By default the slug takes the title of the page or post, however this can be changed. Think about the slug as [...]

How to Change the Permalink Structure of Posts in WordPress and Why

How to Change the Permalink Structure of Posts in WordPress and Why A permalink is what is supposed to be the permanent address of a piece of content on the internet. WordPress lets developers specify the structure of said permalinks natively within the settings of the site. This should be done with caution and will only affect the permalink structure after the domain but before the post title. If post permalinks include things like the date, category, etc. then they can have these structures altered. For example the permalink structure would only affect the 2021/10/25/sample-post/ section [...]

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