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How to bulk move posts to categories in WordPress.

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Recently we migrated some of the sub domain sites to One of them was In old site we used movie names as category. In Bizhat we are using Lyrics as main category and moving all posts to this. In this process we used WordPress bulk edit option, this can be done quickly from the Posts menu.

Go to Posts > All Posts and then click on the checkbox at the top to select all of your posts.

Then click on the Bulk actions select menu above the checkbox, and select Edit.

After clicking the Apply button, you will see a new section appear on the page that includes bulk editing options

Here you can add the tags and select the new category. Once you select the category or add tags, click on the update button. This page will reload and all selected posts will be moved to the new category.

About Sibi Antony

Bootstrap and Android LOVER. I've been creating things for the web for over 10 years, from the period of flash and table based layout web sites till mobile and tab friendly web sites.
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