[wp-hackers] Category table

John Blackbourn johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 22:07:41 GMT 2008

I see, sorry, I thought when you said you wanted to move all the
uncategorized posts that they were in the 'Uncategorized' category :-)

Check out Ryan's post
for a good explanation of the taxonomy schema.


On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 4:19 AM, Elliotte Harold <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> John Blackbourn wrote:
>> Avoiding the question slightly, you could get the desired outcome as
>> follows:
>> 1. Create your new category if you haven't already (or decide which
>> existing category you're going to move these posts into).
>> 2. Set this category as the default category via the Manage ->
>> Categories screen.
>> 3. On the same screen, delete the Uncategorised category.
>> The act of deleting a category will move all the posts in it into the
>> default category.
> A good idea, but this appears to assume that the posts are in the
> "Uncategorized" category. That doesn't appear to be the case.
> The URL does pick up the default category. However, the posts I need to fix
> do not appear to be in any category at all, either the default category or
> the "Uncategorized" category. That is,
> 1. When editing the post, no category is checked.
> 2. The posts I need to fix do not show up in the list of posts under the
> category title. That is, when paging through
> http://www.elharo.com/blog/category/uncategorized/ or
> http://www.elharo.com/blog/category/birding/ you never see these posts.
> That's why I suspect some database level surgery is required.
> --
> Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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