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Remove Category URL

This plugin removes '/category' from your category permalinks. (e.g. /category/my-category/ to /my-category/)
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This plugin will completely remove the ‘/category/’ from your permalinks ( e.g. mydomain.com/category/my-category/ to mydomain.com/my-category/ ).

Valerio Souza, Сreativemotion  
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Warning, blocks Google's indexing robot!

By spamlover on August 6, 2023

I used this plug-in recently and when I analysed my sites via Google Search Console, none of my pages were referenced. Each time, the Google crawler told me that the URL was invalid or that the server had a problem (with the page inspector).
I removed the plug-in and everything was back to normal (I now use Rank Math to remove the category).
Maybe this plug-in has had its day in the past, but be careful now.

Perfecto para mejorar las urls de nuestra web

By carlosmartinez001 on March 12, 2023

Este plugin hace algo que en mi opinión debería hacer nativamente Wordpress. Elimina ese molesto "category" de nuestras urls para darle un aspecto más naturar a todas las urls de categorías de la web.

Not working with latest WP version

By PUShAUNE on September 21, 2022

No setting page to use the plugin.

Still works perfectly

By hfng on June 28, 2022

Despite not having any updates since 2 years+, this plugin works like a charm!

Still Works Great

By studioactiv8 on July 31, 2021

If you are like me .. there are some websites that need this function..It works and is a fundamental fix.. so don't worry if it isn't an 'updated plugin'. The Category Base hasn't changed in Wordpress.. and this works better than adding "." in the permalink area.

Works like a charm!

By toad78 on November 11, 2020

I struggled to get the Category base removed using WordPress' Permalink structure and it always resulted in Error 404s. Adding this plugin (which I should've done in the first place), saved oodles of time.

Great and without side effects!

By housePeople29 on June 6, 2020

I needed to remove the 'category' word from url and by the classic procedure from Wordpress default setting I faced a bit of side effects...problems of redirect and other stuff. This plugin with only the installation has resolved all my problems.

great !

By Ümit Solmaz (uslmz) on February 13, 2020


Doesn't work as promised

By bhutjolokia on January 30, 2020

Doesn't work as promised

The site is broken after deactivation

By Vladislay on December 22, 2019

The plugin can also be a bit useful, but if you deactivate it it will break the whole site. In the F.A.Q. it doesn't even tell you how to fix it in case you want to deactivate it, I had to search here in the reviews and I also did several tests. As a user already said, to solve the problem of broken links of pages, articles and everything, you just have to change your template momentarily and put back what you had, at least for me it worked. And I put 2 rating stars for not being too bad.

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