In order to delete the ‘Uncategorized’ post category on WordPress, just follow the instructions below.
They’re simple & easy to remember.
- Go to Posts > Categories and create a new post category that will act as the default category instead of ‘Uncategorized.’
- Go to Settings > Writing.
- At the top, for the option ‘Default Post Category,’ choose your new default category.
- Click ‘Save Changes.’
- Go back to Posts > Categories.
- Hover over the ‘Uncategorized’ category.
- Select ‘Delete.’