How to move WordPress posts in bulk to categories and tags - Most new WordPress users have difficulty applying and using categories with tags for pages at WordPress. The task of moving posts around is likely to become more difficult if you have a lot of content to move around.
If you've published a series of posts but realize you need to move them, see how to batch move WordPress posts into categories and tags.
Move WordPress posts in bulk to categories and tags
To finish moving your WordPress posts into categories and tags, check out this awesome little plugin that can help you easily do all the necessary work.
First, you want to install, activate the Bulk Move plugin.
This plugin agrees that you can move a series of WordPress posts from categories, tags, or custom categories to another. It also allows you to separate posts from certain categories, tags, or custom taxonomies.
The implementation of this type of function is very valuable for the overall WordPress website SEO.
Once you've installed and activated the plugin, go to Tools> Bulk Move to bulk transfer WordPress posts into categories and tags.
When you get to the Move plugin screen, you'll see several different options. Take a look at them.
The plugin will allow you to move all posts from one category to another. All you have to do is select the category you want to move in the drop down menu on the left and select the category you want to move those WordPress posts to in the drop down menu on the right.
Once you have made your selection and are ready, click the Bulk Move button and the plugin will automatically move the entire post from the current category to the new category you have selected.
The plugin also assists you in moving WordPress posts between tags and tags. The process is the same. Select the tab you want to move in the drop down box on the left, then select the tab you want your WordPress posts to be moved to in the drop down menu on the right.
Finally, you can also move a series of categories by tags or move a series of custom categories.
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What to remember
Please note that when you move a series of WordPress posts to the same category of tags, they cannot be retrieved. So make sure the move is what you want.
The Large Move plugin has expanded functionality in a unique way last year. It is used to agree only to the movement of series of posts by categories and tags.
However, as explained above, you can also move a series of categories by tags, and then move a series of posts by custom taxonomy.
Move series of posts without a plugin
WordPress has built-in features very handy. Most people don't even know about it.
The main problem with this is that you enter the area where you need to change slugs and permalinks, so it's likely a bit more complicated. However, let's take a quick look at how to do this.
First, create a new desired category. Next go to the page containing the article and then perform the following steps.
- Click on the current category you are using which you want to add the second category.
- It will list all posts assigned with Learn WordPress. Click in the cell named title.
- Go to the bulk action and select edit, then click Apply.
You see that we actually made a lot of bulk changes in the current window but we are only changing the WordPress portfolio at this time.
Some other plugins
Here are a few other plugin options to consider as well as to move WordPress posts, handle categories, tags, categories, mergers.
The Term Management tool gives you the ability to rearrange cards and categories. It simply adds new options to the bulk options list aterm Management page. This new option includes:
- Merge - combine two or more terms into one
- Parent Set - set parent for one or more terms (for hierarchical classification)
- Classification changes - convert terms from one category to another
We hope this article has given you a few options and options when it comes to moving a series of WordPress posts into categories and tags.