How to remove the Uncategorized category from WordPress?

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You can not remove the “Uncategorized” Category but you can rename it

1. log in to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Categories“.
Uncategorized category WordPress

3. On the right side you can see the “Uncategorized” category option. Hover your mouse on it and a few options will appear. Click on the “Quick Edit” option.
Uncategorized category WordPress

4. Change the name and slug and then click on the “Update Category” option.
Uncategorized category WordPress

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