Now you can customize and control permalinks structure and .htaccess file direct from your WordPress admin areadashboard. WP htaccess Control should really be called as htacess and Rewrite Control plugin. The plugin provides you an easy interface for customizing htaccess file generated by WordPress and also its permalinks structure of author, category, archives, pagination and custom taxonomies.
This tutorial is about removing the base from WordPress categories. Whatever categories you create in your WordPress based website, it shows with pattern with first your domain name then a ‘category’ (word) an then actual name of category you have give. For Example: yourdomain.com/category/category-name, now we have to remove category from so that yourdomain should look like this yourdomain.com/category-name/