Beginners Guide to Creating Categories and Subcategories in WordPress

One of the best ways to organize your content on a WordPress website is through the use of categories. Categories allow site visitors to browse through the website’s content by topic or a grouping rather than doing it chronologically. Before going further with this tutorial, it is important to note that categories are different from tags. Categories are used for grouping of posts on a WordPress website while tags are used for describing specific details of a post.

There are two ways through which you can create a category in WordPress. They include;

  1. Creating a category from the categories menu under Posts in the dashboard.
  2. Creating a category directly from the post creation and edit screen

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Beginners Guide to Creating and Publishing a Post in WordPress

You have created a blog on WordPress but do not have any posts to show to your target audience. How do you do that? Creating posts on WordPress is a simple thing for most people, but it can prove to be very difficult for beginners. In this tutorial, I am going to discuss a step by step guide on how to create a blog post. I will discuss various aspects of creating a blog post including;

  • Creating a New Post
  • Creating a title
  • Creating post body
  • Editing the Permalink of the post
  • Adding a featured Image
  • Adding an Image inside Post Content using the media library
  • Selecting a category
  • Previewing A Post
  • Publishing a Post
  • Saving Post as a draft
  • Schedule a Post
  • Updating a Post
  • Un-publishing and Deleting a Post

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