en WordPress.com Forums › Support The category that won’t die Author Posts November 6, 2009 at 4:12 pm #417457 writersrestMember When I was new to wordpress, I unintentionally created a category named “1.” Although I have deleted it at least 12 times, it returns every time. Worse, it seems to be the default category. There are no posts attached to it. How do I get rid of it? The blog I need help with is edmundsle.wordpress.com. November 6, 2009 at 4:15 pm #417561 thesacredpathStaff Set a different category as the default at settings > writing. Then you should be able to delete it and it will stay gone. November 6, 2009 at 5:37 pm #417568 writersrestMember Thank you for the prompt and helpful reply. I changed the setting as you advised and am sure problem is solved. November 6, 2009 at 6:35 pm #417570 thesacredpathStaff You’re welcome. Author Posts The topic ‘The category that won’t die’ is closed to new replies.