From the DASHBOARD click to expand the POSTS options.

Click CATEGORIES.

To create a NEW CATEGORY type a name in the top box near the center of your screen.

Next, type in the SLUG, or URL friendly version of the Category name.

You can choose to select a category PARENT from the dropdown box.

Next, enter a DESCRIPTON in the provided box.

Click ADD CATEGORY.

You can quickly edit a categories information by clicking the QUICK EDIT link, just under the categories name.

Make any necessary changes or click CANCEL.

Categories can be deleted by clicking the DELETE link under their name.

Click OK to confirm deletion.

You now know how to manage categories in WordPress.

MANAGING CATEGORIES IN WORDPRESS