How to Create a Post Category

There are two methods to create a post category…

Method 1: The simplest way to create a new post category is when you create a new post.  On the new post screen go to the right side of the screen towards the middle of the page and click the add new category link.  This will create a new blank box where you can enter  your new category.

screen shot of category box
categories box located on the right side of the new post page











Method 2: The second way to create a category is to the categories section within the posts area of the dashboard.  From this screen you can create a new category or you can edit or delete an existing category.

screen shot of the edit categories page
categories screen, located under the posts section in the WordPress dashboard.