This guide will show you how to make changes to the Writing Settings tab of your WordPress site. The Writing Settings controls the default formatting of what category and what display style new posts are set to. For the most part these settings do not need to be changed.
Step 1: Click on "Settings" on the right navigation bar.
Step 2: Select "Writing" in the drop down menu.
Step 3: Adjust "Default Post Category" or "Default Post Format" using the drop downs shown