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How to remove the side Categories from sidebar in WordPress

October 23rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

How to remove the side Categories from sidebar in WordPress

While the side categories and Arhives link in WordPress serve a good purpose, they do not get along well if you have a corpoprate website. You may want to remove this to give it a “Corporate look” in place of a blog like look.

How to remove categories

Unfortunately, there is not regular setting for removing the “Categories”. YOu will have to do it in the code. Login to your wordpress and go to “Appearance” -> “Editor”. Now, open the sidebar.php file

Search for something like

You will need to comment it out ( or delete it – not a good option if you wish to restore it). Also make sure that you keepa copy of the original sidebar.php file – just in case you need it.

You may also have to comment out a lot of statements around to remove its formatting etc.

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