By default all your posts that are not categorized are automatically goes to “Uncategorized” category. Once you installed and setup a new WordPress, this category is already there. You cant also delete this category if you are not going to change the “Default Post Category” in your settings.
For instance might don’t want to show this category in your widget area where your post categories are. Im going to show you how easy to change and remove the Uncategorized category.
Change The Default Post Category
1. From website Dashboard, go to Settings and select Writing.
2. In Writing Page you can change the Default Post Category.
3. Select and assign a new category that you created and save the settings.
Once you have change your default post category, all posts that are in the Uncategorized category before will automatically categorize in the new category you set.
Change or Remove “Uncategorized” Category
Now that you have your new category set for as default, this category is now editable. You can either change the category name or remove permanently.