How to remove the default "UNCATEGORIZED" from Wordpress. - WPTRINITY

How to remove the default “UNCATEGORIZED” from WordPress.

In WordPress by default our all post have category already selected is called ” Uncategorized
– whether they’re in use or not. For example:

I don’t have the option to delete the Uncategorized category but I can rename it only.

Deleting the Uncategorized category

  1. Go to Settings>Writing
  2. Change the default category from Uncategorized to another category in use
  3. Click Save
  4. Go to Posts>Categories
  5. Check the box next to Uncategorized and click delete.

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