Understanding WordPress Basics – Using Categories to Provide
a Way to Organize Your Post Topics
See video tutorial below on Categories.
1. Adding Categories
In your Dashboard under the tab for Posts you will see the tab for Categories. You can add categories there. There is room for a category name, a slug (the part the browser sees) and a description of a category.
2. Choosing a Category After Writing a Post
In the Post page there is a Categories box to the right of the text box for posting. The Categories that fit the post can be chosen by putting a check mark in the box. Below the Categories is the box for adding Tags.
3. Adding a List of Categories to the Sidebar for Visitors
There are widgets that can be used to add lists of Categories to the sidebar so [Read more…]