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Renamed Category -> Lost posts (3 posts)

  1. broodje
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi there,

    I'm stuck with this one:
    I renamed the standard default category 'Uncategorised' to 'General'.

    Somehow it seems I lost some post here? The'categories' tells me I have 7 posts in 'general', however in the Wp Admin I can't track down all those, and I only see 1?

    I do have 4 drafts too though, which still leaves 2 lost...

    anyone any clue ?
    is there a alternative 'almost-newbie-proof' wa to check your postings, numbers/category?

    thx a bunch!

  2. Lorelle
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Oh, boy. Have you any experience in MySQL and databases?

    If not, then check with the following sites to download and install Batch Categories. It's not really a plugin, but could be, so read through all the documentation to install it. Use this to go through your entire site and "move" the posts into the new category.

    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/25084
    http://www.marlyse.com/2005/04/24/wordpress-plugin-batch-categories/
    http://www.garypaulson.net/2005/05/07/batch-categories-hack/

    If you can't find it there, contact me and I'll try to get a working copy to you.

    If you are familiar with MySQL, you have to change the category links in the following table, wp_post2cat, for every post in which you want to have in the "new" category.

    Later: Oh, you only are missing two posts. Then skip all of this (left for reference) and download the Enhanced Post View plugin from http://www.coldforged.com/ and that will allow you to sort your posts in a way to track down the two missing posts and change their category reference. MUCH EASIER.

  3. broodje
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi Lorelle

    (sorry for replying so late) but no I'm totally not into dbase and sql. However since WP I'm starting to dig it, a little.
    I'll have a close look into your suggestions though, and hope it' ll help me out... :)

    thanx very much!!!
    pressing "The Long Nose"

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