How to Convert Posts into Pages and Vice-versa

Sometimes, some of your posts become so important that you want to feature them to occupy an important place in your website. Or maybe some of your pages are not receiving enough importance and you decide to convert them into posts. But that’s going to take you some time because you’ll have to open and edit them one by one, or you can use some strange codes.

That’s why in this entry we want to show you how to convert posts into pages, and vice-versa. For this we’ll use the WP Sheet Editor Posts, Pages, and Custom Post Types Spreadsheet Plugin.

Install WP Sheet Editor

With this plugin you can edit hundreds of posts and pages quickly. It displays them in a beautiful spreadsheet that contains a powerful Bulk Edit tool.

Once installed and activated, the plugin will show you all your posts and pages in the spreadsheet.

Go to WP Sheet Editor > Edit posts.

To convert your posts into pages, you need to open the Bulk Edit. With this tool you can apply changes in bulks quickly.

Now, select the I want to search rows to update in the Select the rows that you want to update field. This will open the fields you need to filter your posts.

Now you have some options.

  • Contains keyword: Use this to search all the posts containing a specific keyword.
  • Status: You can search the published or the draft
  • Author: Enter an author’s name.
  • Categories, tags, formats: Use this field to search your posts in those three ways.

After choosing your search method, just hit the Run search button, and your posts will be filtered and displayed in the spreadsheet.

After that, use these values in the Bulk Edit tool to convert your posts into pages:

  • What field do you want to edit: Status
  • Select type of edit: Set value
  • Replace existing value with this value: select Page

Finally, just hit the Execute now button.

Go to WP Sheet Editor > Edit pages.

To convert your pages into posts, you need to open the Bulk Edit. With this tool you can apply changes in bulks quickly.

Now, select the I want to search rows to update option in the Select the rows that you want to update field. This will open the fields you need to filter your posts.

Now you have some options.

  • Contains keyword: Use this to search all the pages containing a specific keyword.
  • Status: You can search the published or the draft
  • Author: Enter an author’s name.
  • Parent: Use this field to search your pages by their parent.

After choosing your search method, just hit the Run search button, and your pages will be filtered and displayed in the spreadsheet.

After that, use these values in the Bulk Edit tool to convert your pages into posts:

  • What field do you want to edit: Status
  • Select type of edit: Set value
  • Replace existing value with this value: select Post

Finally, just hit the Execute now button.

Done

Definitely, WP Sheet Editor makes it easier for you to convert your posts into pages, and vice-versa.

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