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Discover: how to edit your categories in WordPress.com

I’m considered myself as a newbie on WordPress.com. For some reason, I typed in a capitalized category by mistake and want to edit it to be lowercase. I can’t edit or rename the category at the same place I created it.

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the mistake made when creating the category for my post

After half an hour searching through my dashboard, I solved this issue and I hope it will benefit those newbies on WordPress.com like me.

First, save your post as a draft (it is expected that your post should be saved automatically by WordPree.com). Go to “My Sites” and scroll all the way down to the bottom of the sidebar. You should see the “Settings” tab.

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scroll all the way down and you can find “Settings” tab

Once you’ve clicked the “Settings” tab, click on Writing > Categories. That’s where you can edit your categories. You can also add new categories in this section if you wish.

 

Hope you will find this post useful to you. If you have any suggestion, please leave a comment below.

Thanks for reading.

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3 reasons why I use WordPress.com personal plan

I use WordPress.com Personal Plan to build my site, A journey to freedom. You may wonder why I choose WordPress.com instead of WordPress.org since most of the companies and bloggers are using WordPress.org as their hosting site. Here are some reasons that lead me to the decision.

1   I’m not tech-savvy

I’m not so familiar with the technical stuff, for example, HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and etc. I want to run a simple blog and hoping my hosting provider can manage my entire site. With the paid plan on WordPress.com, there are no worries when it comes to maintenance. In addition, HTML and CSS knowledge are not necessary for me to have my blog here. This is incredibly helpful for me because I don’t have enough time to maintain my website (due to my 9-to-5 job).

2   It is affordable compared to other solutions

With as low as $4 per month (billed yearly which is $48), I can get my free custom domain name (https://journeytofreedom.live/) and Jetpack (a powerful plugin including SEO, spam protection, social sharing, site stats, and etc.). The most important thing is, I can get more storage space and there are no WordPress.com ads. Considering my financial status now, this is the best plan for me to start up my own blog and online business. Anyhow, I still can upgrade my plan to move forward after I get more income and more traffic online.

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I paid $48 to build my blog on WordPress.com

3   It is more user-friendly

I used Blogspot Blogger platform and WordPress.com free plan before during my study time. From my point of view, WordPress.com is much more user-friendly. Some large corporations such as CNN, NBC, Sony, and BBC are using this hosting service too. It has the excellent all-in-one solution, tons of beautiful designs and dozens of widgets. For me, it is highly customizable and has the best blogging interface. Such tools offered by WordPress.com personal plan is extremely useful for me as a newbie at blogging.

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I use WordPress.com Personal Plan to build my blog

Have you built a website with WordPress.com or WordPress. org or any other hosting sites? Let me know in the comments below!