By default, WordPress adds /category/ prefix to category base URL, and /tag/ prefix to tag base URLs.
This article shows you how to change them to some meaningful name and get SEO benifits.
Ex: example.com/category/CategoryName, example.com/tag/TagName
For example if you want to change category LRU base name from /category/ to /topics/ and tag LRU base from /tag/ to /wordpress/, then follow below steps.
How to Change Category or Tag base prefix?
- Goto WordPress Dashboard -> Settings – > Permalinks
- In the Optional Section -> Category base, enter your custom prefix Ex: topics
- In the same section, enter custom prefix in Tag base field Ex: wordpress
- Click on Save Changes to apply above changes
Now the URLs look like below
Note: Replace category base and tag base (topics and wordpress in above example) with your custom names.