How to Properly Rename Categories in WordPress


How to Properly Rename Categories in WordPress
Marie Wilson

Having a good structure for your site makes it easy for readers to find your content. This is why WordPress differs categories and tags. In this video, we will show you how to properly rename categories in WordPress.

How to Rename the Uncategorized Category in WordPress
Sharita Mcfall

If you have wanted to rename the Uncategorized category in WordPress, then you’re not the first one. Often WordPress beginners ask us if it’s possible to remove or rename the uncategorized category in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to rename the uncategorized category, and how to change the default category in WordPress.

What is: Category
Hector Wise

Categories and tags are both pre-defined taxonomies in WordPress. However, they are both different in scope. As for usage there are no restrictions, and you can have as many categories as you want. However, categories in WordPress are like broader sections of a website while tags are like keywords. Sometimes you may want to change your categories into tags or tags into categories. To do that, go to Tools » Import and click on Categories and Tags Converter. A pop-up window will open asking you to install the importer, click on the Install Now button. Once the importer is installed click on Activate Plugin & Run Importer.

WordPress.org
Miranda Burgess

This plugin allows you to customize any taxonomy labels with simple interface, no coding required. The customized taxonomies are only renamed, no registration keys are changed, so you won’t cause any taxonomy conflicts using this plugin.

How to Rename Images and Media Files in WordPress
Carry Woodcock

I just thought you might want to know that I downloaded this to my site. It not only crashed the site, it left connections open causing my server to throttle me. My site was down for a week while bluehost try to figure this out. Then ultimately I had to install an old black back up which caused me to lose about 50 hours of hard work. I do not know if it’s because I have avada or what. I will say that it is $40 now if you want to activate the plug-in to rename files. It renamed my files without me having to pay, but of course I lost $250 due to hiring a developer to undo all of the havoc and at least a weeks worth of hard work. I would strongly caution anyone that is using avada not to use this plug-in .

WordPress.org
Isobel Leach

Once admin slug changed, you will be prompted to re-login. Possible you need to clear your server cache if use such thing.
More details can be found at this article http://www.wp-hide.com/documentation/admin-change-wp-admin/

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