How to remove category slug from wordpress url

Lets say you have your wordpress website online and you want to remove the word “category” from your url.

For example:
http://www.yourdomain.com/blog/category/wordpress

and you want to change the above url to:
http://www.yourdomain.com/blog/wordpress

Use the two plugins below.

Decategorizer Plugin:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/decategorizer/installation/

Redirection Plugin:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/redirection/installation/

1) Upload redirection Plugin first.
2) Upload Decategorizer.
3) Activate Redirection.
4) Settings are under Tools > Redirection. Just add “category” (without quotes) in the “Source URL” field. Target URL is blank. Save it.
5) Activate Decategorizer.

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