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I know there are plenty of question and posts about this out there, however I couldn't find a solution or existing thread to my specific question.

If I list my categories and click on "cars" the url looks like this


Is it simply possible to use some function in functions.php to change the word category into e.g. topics


Any ideas on that? Thank you in advance!

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If you go to Settings->Permalinks and change Category Base to topics, you won't even have to write any code to make the change, as wordpress includes this functionality by default.

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Thank you, perfect, didn't know that! – mathiregister Apr 15 '12 at 14:57

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