How to Remove Category in URL WordPress

Method 1. Using Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is the most complete WordPress SEO plugin. It handles the technical optimization of your site & assists with optimizing your content.

To remove category in URL WordPress with Yoast SEO, just follow steps:

Step 1. Install and Activate Yoast SEO

Then SEO > Search Appearance


Step 2. Click on Taxonomies


Step 3. Scroll down and click on Remove > Save changes



Method 2. Using No Category Base (WPML) Plugin

Install No Category Base (WPML) Plugin


Then Activate plugin


The plugin requires no setup or modifying core WordPress files and will not break any links. It will also take care of redirecting your old category links to the new ones.

And you do not need to do anything. Just activate, the plugin will do the rest.

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