Follow these step-by-step instructions for adding categories to a blog post in WordPress.

How to add categories to a blog post

  1. Edit the desired blog post.
  2. To define a new category:

    • Click Add New Category.
    • Type in the name of a category you wish to create.
    • Click on the drop-down menu to the right to select a desired parent category.
    • Click Add.
  3. Select the desired category or categories in the All Categories.
  4. Select Update to finish.