WordPress: Post Type Converter or Post Type Switcher

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WordPress Plugins: Post Type Converter or Post Type Switcher or Convert Post Types.

I have looked at, and used, THREE different post type convertor plugins.


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These are the types of plugins that allow you to change a Post to a Page or vice versa.

  • Post Type Switcher
  • Post Type Converter
  • Convert Post Types

I like to use a converter for the occassional post that I want to change to a page, for whatver reason.

The ideal one for me ended up as the Post Type Switcher

Details for the three options are shown below, with versions and installs as at 27 Aug 2015

Post Type Switcher

Post Type Switcher Version 1.5 | By johnjamesjacoby https://wordpress.org/plugins/post-type-switcher/
Active Installs: 30,000+
Use this if you need to selectively change a posts type from one to another, in the posts edit screen.


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Post Type Converter

Post Type Converter Version 0.6 | By Voce Communications https://wordpress.org/plugins/post-type-converter/
Active Installs: 4,000+
Allows you to convert the post type of objects while in the edit screen

Convert Post Types

Convert Post Types Version 1.4 | By Stephanie Leary https://wordpress.org/plugins/convert-post-types/
Active Installs: 10,000+
This is a utility for converting lots of posts or pages to a custom post type (or vice versa) at once. If you’d rather do one at a time, use Post Type Switcher instead.

I just remembered, I have used FIVE of these plugins, not three.  These two shown below were the original ones that I used.

p2pConverter

p2pConverter is another post type converter, but was last updated 3 years ago, and stated to work up to WP 2.7.1.
https://wordpress.org/plugins/p2pconverter/
Compatible up to: 2.7.1
Last Updated: 2012-4-21
Active Installs: 5,000+

This was replaced by the pTypeConverter, shown below.

pTypeConverter.

This plugin is a complete reworking of the old plugin p2pConverter
https://wordpress.org/plugins/ptypeconverter/
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2012-12-12
Active Installs: 8,000+


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