How to Move Multiple Posts from one Category in WordPress

How to Move multiple posts from one category in wordpress (No Plugin)

Are you a beginner? I hope so, here at this website we write the guides about WordPress for beginners itself. If you are beginner then you definitely want to know more about WordPress and will be interested in learning more. Like how you landed here by following how to move posts from one category to another, we have some more guides you should know about the WordPress.

You can follow the links to learn about these in WordPress CMS.

  • How to change default category.
  • How to rename categories in WordPress.
  • How to Get the URL of Images Uploaded in WordPress.

Now let’s get to a point, you may have to change the posts categories for different reasons. You may have misplaced the post into the wrong category and now trying to move that post to the right category. No worries, if you are here to do that. In this tutorial, we will show you how to move post/posts from one category to another with just a few steps and clicks. And also we are showing these steps without any plugin, so that makes sure your site doesn’t get slow by following these steps. Let us get started with it.

Move multiple posts from one category to another!

1: To get started with the below steps, you need to make sure that you log in to the WordPress with administrator account so that makes access do all stuff. After logging into the dashboard, hover the cursor on the left Menu saying ALL POSTS. (Look the below picture)

2: Now select the posts you want to move posts to another category.

3: Now after selection of posts, click on “Bulk Edit” action dropdown and click on edit option and finally click on apply button appeared at the beside.

4: Now you are on Bulk Edit page and now you need to select the categories you want the selected posts to be stored and after selection of categories, do not forget to click on UPDATE button to save the changes you were done. (Refer the below picture)

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So this was all about How to Move Posts from one Category to another in WordPress without the plugin. 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.

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

Hey hi, welcome to My Blog 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)

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).

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.

How to change default category in WordPress?

Hey, welcome to My Blog and in this tutorial, we will show you how to change default category in WordPress. Hope you know that WordPress comes with the features like categories tags etc to sort the content and make site structure meaningful and semantic. If you are the newbie to WordPress then we have published some posts that you should know about how to rename categories and how to change author for multiple posts etc.

This is the place where WordPress beginners can learn about WordPress features and WordPress guides. However, let’s come to the point about how to change default category.

What is Default Category in WordPress?

Default category comes with every new WordPress install that automatically created, and used for uncategorized posts or pages. Usually, you file the articles into any of the categories you created but if you forget to assign a category then that post or page will be filed under this default category. This default category is named as “Uncategorized” and cannot be deleted anymore.

Usually, you can rename, edit or delete the other categories by following Posts>>categories delete or edit the categories. But if you want to delete the uncategorized category (Default Category) then you have to assign another category as default to be used.

Anyhow, you can also able to rename the default category from uncategorized to something more meaningful, or you can set a new as the default category. So let’s see how you can rename the uncategorized category or set a new default category.

Rename the “Uncategorized” Category In WordPress!

To Rename the uncategorized category, you need to visit POSTS>>CATEGORIES page and then hover the cursor on category and click on “Quick Edit” link below the Uncategorized category.

Now this will take you to edit category page and then you can edit to the name you want and change the slug (URL). Do remember, if your site is not indexed by search engines then you may proceed to change the slug but if your site is indexed then it’s better not to make changes to it.

Now you know how to edit or rename the categories, so now let’s move further for how to change default category.

Change default category in WordPress!

You can easily able to change the default category, but you have to make sure that you add category other than uncategorized available. Now you added the category and would like to use as default, then you can skip this step. Otherwise, go to Posts » Categories and create a new category.

After completing the above step then, you need to visit Settings » Writing page. (Refer the below image)

After making the visit to writing the page, you will see like below image and click on the drop-down menu and select the category you want to use as default.

Now you selected the default category, but make sure you don’t forget to click on the save changes button to store your settings and WordPress will now use the category you selected as the default category. And you can also able to delete the uncategorized category.

So, guys, this was all about How to change default category in WordPress. I hope you got cleared and enjoyed reading on Blogging Champs. Keep visiting for more WordPress guides like this to learn more about WordPress.

How to Rename Categories in WordPress?

Hey there, welcome to My Blog. Here at this website we usually discuss more WordPress, WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS). We write on more about How to’s Guides of WordPress. Recently we published articles related to WordPress as well as to this post on how to add categories and how to change author for published post. And today we are with how to rename categories that you have already added in WordPress. So let’s get started.

Categories are important and help to your readers to find your articles easily. Also, categories make the site structure meaningful and semantic. That’s why WordPress is the best CMS that offers great features like categories etc. Now let’s talk to a point, you might need to rename the categories you added into WordPress for various reasons. If you are the beginner to WordPress than changing name of categories is hectic and that’s why we came up with an intention of beginner to show you how to rename the categories in WordPress.

Rename Categories in WordPress!

WordPress comes with the nice management area for every particular thing and for categories too. To change the name of categories you have to make sure that you logged in WordPress with the administrator account and follow the below steps.

1: after login, come onto with your cursor on posts and click on categories that are Posts>>Categories. Or look at the below image.

2: Now you can see all the existing categories which you added. You can rename the categories by two ways; one is by clicking on “quick edit” option which allows renaming and editing the slug.

But if you want to add the description to your category then you need to choose another option “edit” this allows you to do changes like rename, edit the slug, add the description and also you can add parent category to it.

3: Now you know how to edit or rename your category and slug too right? But one thing you need to keep in mind that, changing a category slug means changing the URL of the category. So if you are using that URL in the menu section then you need to update it manually.

4: once you have renamed the categories make sure you save the changes by clicking on update button and you are all set with it.

So, guys, this was a post all about how to rename Categories in WordPress. And remember using the right keywords in your category names can increase your site’s SEO rankings. So make sure you use the clean readable keywords in your category and be happy. Hope you got clear with this and I wish you keep visiting!

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