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How to remove category from permalinks in WordPress

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In this post i will tell you how we can remove the ‘category’ from permalinks in WordPress.

Method 1

Using Remove Category URL plugin , we can completely remove the ‘/category/’ from permalinks ( e.g. to

No configuration is required for this plugin

Method 2

Login to WordPress admin area

Go to Setting > Permalinks

Select Custom Structure

Add /%category%/%postname%/ after your domain

Change Category Base to period/dot.

About Sibi Antony

Bootstrap and Android LOVER. I've been creating things for the web for over 10 years, from the period of flash and table based layout web sites till mobile and tab friendly web sites.
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