Removing Tag and Category from WordPress Permalink

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If you want to tidy up your WordPress URLs by removing the tag or category links from showing in your WordPress permalink, it’s now super easy.

Default WordPress Categories and Tag Permalinks

Your default category URL / permalink will show –
Your default tag URL / permalink will show –

After we make the changes below it will remove the Category and Tag links and display:

Process to remove Tag and Category links from the WordPress Permalink

1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard
2. Go down to Settings – select Permalink
3. Select Custom Structure – paste /%category%/%postname%/
4. Under Optional – Category base, put a dot(.)
5. Under Optional – Tag base, put a dot(.)
6. Save Changes – Job done!