[wp-hackers] Batch Change Post Authors

Mike Little wordpress at zed1.com
Fri Dec 17 13:15:51 UTC 2010

Drop down the screen options tab (top right of posts panel) and set the
number to "show on screen" to be 370.

Also report the spanish chars issue to the plugin author, they may fix it.


On 17 December 2010 13:10, Joaquin Rodriguez Montero <yojoaquin at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi guys! Straight to the subject:
> I have +3700 posts which I'd like to export, but as you could imagine it'd
> create a massive file "impossible" to import into another WP install. So I
> thought, well, MySQL Dumper -> quite a decent file size, etc. Issue is,
> content is in Spanish so each entry that has a "ñ" or letters with tilde
> (á,é,í,ó,ú) produces entries without title.
> Then I thought: why not change the authors of the posts and export them by
> author. That generates a smaller size file, therefore the import process is
> smooth. Now, is there a way to batch change this? Say, via SQL? Or
> displaying more than 20 entries per page? That way I could batch change the
> authors via the Post panel.
> I'd create 10 authors and assign to each one of them 370 posts. Any
> suggestion?
> Thanks!
> J
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