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  • Hi All

    Merry Christmas 🙂

    I was hoping somebody could point me in the right direction of a plugin I am looking for. I have over a 1000 different categories I want to add to my blog but the only way is to copy and paste each one manually into WordPress.
    It takes forever
    Does anyone know of a way to do all of them together at once. I have them all in a text file with each one on a new line.

    Thanks a lot for any help anyone can provide on this

    Stephen

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  • Do you mean, that you can select categories while you’re typing your entry? And that they appear into your entry?

    Just ad this line wherever you want the categories to appear in your entry, in the index.php:

    Posted in <?php the_category(‘, ‘) ?>

    This what you mean? =)

    I know there is a batch categories plugin but this allows you to assign many posts to a given category. I don’t know of any way to create a 1000 categories from a file containing a list of the category names, which is what I think you want to do.

    Thanks for the answers. What I mean is when you go to
    Manage – Categories and want to add new categories you can only add one at a time. I want to try and add all at once as this would be a massive time saver.

    It sounds like you are trying to migrate from another CMS or add some textual files that you have on your hard-drive. Where does the content come from? Maybe importers are available. You could also shove entries directly into the database rather than use the Web-based interface, provided you are confident in that area.

    It sounds like you are trying to migrate from another CMS or add some textual files that you have on your hard-drive. Where does the content come from? Maybe importers are available. You could also shove entries directly into the database rather than use the Web-based interface, provided you are confident in that area.

    Hi

    The content comes from a text file on my hard drive which is a list of the categories I want to set up. I am afraid messing with my database is something I wouldn’t be happy with 🙁 So you think there may be an importer available where I can import all the information from my text file.

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