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How To Remove The Category From URL In WordPress

Last updated on December 24, 2020 by

Do you want to remove the category from the URL in WordPress? Do you want to change the URL from example.com/category/hello-world to example.com/hello-world?

It is very very simple to remove word category from the URL. Let’s do together.

Simplest steps to remove the category base from the URL

  1. Go to the Settings > Permalinks.
  2. Select the “Custom Structure” option from the Permalink Settings.
  3. Enter the /%category%/%postname%/ in “Custom Structure”.
  4. Then, set . (dot or period) into the Category Base from the Optional Settings.
Steps to remove category from url in wordpress

Great. You have done nice job so far.

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This has been tested on many themes by our team. We hope this post helped you to remove the category from URL in WordPress.

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