[resolved] Resetting Post ID to Zero (4 posts)

  1. erusch
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I've deleted all posts on my blog and would like to know how to reset the post ID#'s to start over again from zero. Thanks.


  2. Cypher
    Posted 10 years ago #

    The number is maintained within MySQL, so I'm guessing that short of dropping the database and recreating it, there really is no way of resetting that number.

    If you just enable permalinks, those numbers will not matter.


  3. rdsmes
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I would assume that post_id is an autoindex. An autoindex in a table can be reset via query. Check this post on another topic.

  4. Eternal Sky Chaz
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I recently did something like this by using the MySQLAdmin function via my webhost's Control Panel and just edited the ID#s manually.

    I was editing link ID#s, but it should not be any different to change the post ID#s.

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