At one time, if this happened, it was necessary to create a ‘new admin user’ with the Admin role, delete the old admin user and assign the posts to that new user, then create a new user called admin, then delete the ‘new admin user’ and assign the posts back to the ‘admin’ user.
Having a complete backup of your database is a GOOD THING!
oh dear, i have over 500 posts… looks like I shall just write a simple script to set the author to another user then create another admin account. Don’t really need to post under admin anymore as due to the problem I started another user account to publish under.
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