How To Remove /Category/ From WordPress Category URL

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WordPress Categories permalink by default adds /Category/. In order to remove it from the permalink settings of category, you need to first backup your .htaccess file. After that open it and add this code:

RewriteRule ^category/(.+)$$1 [R=301,L]

Now, If your categories page default URL is:

Once you save above code in htaccess, it will be set at:

That’s it!


Shane G.

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