Following are the simple steps to edit categories in WordPress.
Click on Posts → Categories in WordPress.
ou can view Category i.e News When the cursor hovers on the Categories, then a few options get displayed below the Category name. There are two ways to edit the categories i.e. Edit and Quick Edit
Edit − Click on Edit option in Categories
You can edit any of the required field, and then click Update button as shown in the following screen.
Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in Categories section as shown in the following screen.
Here, you can only edit the Name and Slug of the category as seen in the following screen and then finally click on Update Category button.