Posts Tagged ‘categories’

Exporting-Importing A Category


When it comes to exporting, WordPress already does a wonderful job with it’s support to export posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags. However, there is a problem. The WordPress exporter lacks granularity. What I mean by this is that, the exporter covers the entire blog instead of being able to select certain categories to export. I’ve searched the WordPress Plugin database high and low to look for a plugin that would specifically export categories and I could not find one. I did manage to come across two techniques though that get the job done. There are two ways to export specific categories. The first is to read this forum post where HandySolo explains how to use the category RSS feed to export specific categories from a self hosted blog to a blog. The problem with this method is that, none of the meta data attached to the […]

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Batch Category Editor

April 25th, 2008
WordPress Plugins

Just the other day, I ran into a problem. I deleted a number of categories on my blog and since WordPress does not give you the option of reassigning the posts within those categories to another category, all of those posts were reassigned to Uncategorized. The answer to this problem? Batch Categories. Batch Categories is a WordPress plugin written by Rob Miller that adds some powerful functionality into the default WordPress category editor. With Batch Categories, you can reassign a number of posts to a category, remove a number of posts from a category, edit the tagging structure, and so much more. Batch Categories also includes a number of enhanced post filters to make finding those posts much easier. This is what the plugin back end looks like. There are two different versions of this plugin. One for WordPress 2.3.3 and one for WordPress 2.5. This is the type of […]

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