Categories: 1

  • Author
  • #404925


    When posting on a blog and forgetting to pick a category or two to post in, WordPress sometimes creates a new category instead of posting in the standard category. The new category is always called “1”.

    How do I avoid this?

    The blog I need help with is


    That happens when you have deleted the original default category without setting another one in its place. Go to Settings>Writing, select a category you use often as your “Default Post Category”, click Save Changes.


    Moderator Emeritus

    It’s a popular tag here on

    9 or 10 pages!

The topic ‘Categories: 1’ is closed to new replies.