Do you want to convert your WordPress pages to posts or vice-versa? By default, WordPress does not allow to do this. But you can do with the help of the plugin. In this tutorial, I’m going to share how To convert a WordPress page To a post or vice-versa.
Difference Between a Post and a Page in WordPress
Post – adds a timestamp and most used by blogs. When you publish the post on your site, it appears on the home page. In addition, you can choose categories and tags for your post.
Page – It is static and comes with lacking a timestamp. For page, you can not add categories and tags. It is mostly used for
Also, when you publish an article on your blog, it is a post.
How To Convert A WordPress Page To A Post or Vice-versa
By the way, you can set your WordPress website or blog as you wish. But sometimes, some changes are not easy, such as changing WordPress pages into posts.
But don’t worry, here is a guide on how to convert a page to a post or vice-versa…
First, you need to install and activate the Post Type Switcher plugin on your WordPress site. Here is a guide on how to install WordPress plugins (3 different ways).
Once activated, it will add a simple post-type drop-down to your post editor interface, so that you can convert any post into a new post type. When you edit your post, it allows you to change post’s type.
This plugin easily convert your posts, pages, and custom post into any post type.
Click on Edit option of your post or page that you want to convert then select the Post or Page under Publish meta box. As you can see in the screenshot below.
You can also change multiple post type at once, for this, navigate to your posts or pages section,
Click on Bulk Actions and select the “Edit” option from the drop-down menu then click on the “Apply” button.
Here, select your “post type” and click on the “Update” button. You can see in the screenshot below.
If you want to quickly convert WordPress Page to Post or vice-versa, click on the “Quick Edit” option, which appears below the Post or Page.
After this, select your post type.
Here, we learned how to change WordPress post type using Post Type Switcher.
Currently, this plugin does not support Gutenberg but work great with the Classic editor.
Therefore, first, you have to install Classic editor plugin on your site. After changing the post type, you can revert back to Gutenberg and can delete the classic editor plugin. Here is a guide on how to disable Gutenberg WordPress editor and revert back to Classic Editor
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