Post categories are vital to the structure of your portfolio. You use categories to group related posts and to create the category archives that your menus will link to.

Adding & Assigning Categories

Adding categories is simple, but like all things WordPress, there are a few different ways to approach them.

08-03-categories-in-postTo assign a post to a particular category, edit the post and make sure the desired categories are checked in the Categories box, to the left of the Content Editor. You can also add new categories directly from the Categories box on the post screen.

  1. Select the categories you want to assign to a post.
  2. If you want to add a new category while editing a post, click the “+ Add New Category” link to open the category name box and enter your name and…
  3. … click “Add New Category.”
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