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How to Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress?

Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress
Written by Akash Navi

Hey hi, welcome to Blogging Champs and here at blogging champs we discuss more WordPress. Because it’s the only Content Management System (CMS) that allows you to talk about the features it has. Most of the Bloggers use the WordPress only because it enables the features and can be run on according to your comfort.  We keep trying to publish more guides about WordPress that user should not be able to say that there are no articles about WordPress present at Blogging Champs.

Recently we published some articles for beginners that should be known about adding categories in WordPress, renaming the categories, changing default categories and much more. And also in today’s tutorial we are with How to Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress. So without wasting time let’s get started with it.

Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress

Categories are important and if you want to build your site semantic then categories play an important role if it used in proper way. However, you created the post and unknowingly added into the wrong category and now you want to move that post(s) into a proper category or another category. You are in the right place to learn how to move posts from one category to another. Follow the below steps to move.

1: To move posts from one to another category, the first thing you need to do is install Bulk Move plugin from WordPress repo or you can follow the link.

2: After installing and activating the plugin you need to hover your cursor on tools appeared in the menu and click on Bulk Move link. (Refer the below image)

Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress

3: Now after landing on Bulk Move plugin page, you will see the image like below and you can also see the two categories drop-down box. At left side category dropdown you need to select the posts category that you want to move (A) and in other box select the category you want your posts to be stored (B).

Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress

4: after selecting the categories there’s another option saying ‘If the post contains other categories, then”. This means if your post is added to two categories then what plugin should do, you can remove that category by checking on “remove them option”. (look at above image)

5: Now you are all set to move your posts, if you are sure then click on Bulk Move button and plugin starts transferring your posts to selected category.

So, guys, this was all about How to Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress. We hope this article helped you bulk move posts between categories in WordPress and also we expect you enjoyed on Blogging Champs. For feedback and questions, you can leave a comment below and keep visiting for more WordPress guides like this.

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