Remove Multiple Categories from WordPress by Bulk Actions

Remove Multiple Categories by Bulk Actions from WordPress

Category used in WordPress blog for grouping the various posts. We can easily organize our WordPress content by assign then under related categories. However there are different reason to delete WordPress category form the site. There may the reason that none of your post assigned under that category. Or you are trying to change the older categories with new categories. But if you have already created 50 or more categories then this is little hard to delete each categories manually. So to solve this issue we can use bulk Actions to delete maximum number of categories from WordPress dashboard at a time. And this is very easy for users to solve their problem instantly. In this tutorial I will show you how we can do this easy task, just follow the below steps accurately-

Step 1 Sign in to your WordPress site and go to Dashboard.

Step 2 Now click on ->Posts ->Categories and you will see list of all Categories.

Step 3 If you want to delete all the categories then just click on checkbox beside Name and all of your categories will be selected instantly. For selected deletion just uncheck the box beside each categories. Be careful about selecting categories. Because sometimes accidentally user delete useful category that is already assigned on important contents.

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Step 4 Now from the top click on Bulk Actions drop down option and select Delete. And after that simply click on Apply button.

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Step 5 Your selected categories will be deleted within few seconds. After successfully delete the categories a message will appear Categories deleted.

That's all. If you have already published posts under various categories then those posts will be assigned under uncategorized option.  However after deletion of categories if you think that you want to assign that category again then you have to manually edit the post for assign the category.

I hope this tutorial will help you to remove category by using bulk options. And now it will be easier for you to do this. For any further help feel free to write us.
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