[wp-hackers] resetting post IDs

Kevin Newman CaptainN at unFocus.com
Tue Mar 15 21:52:42 UTC 2011


I'm trying to manually mix two installs of Wordpress with two sets of 
posts that have overlapping IDs.

I'm comfortable updating the IDs in the necessary places - the question 
is, what are those places?

So far, the easy ones are:

Additionally, it looks like some of the object_id values may need to be 
updated in the various terms and taxonomy tables.

Anyone know for sure?

Using the import/export feature simply didn't work, and I didn't try the 
various plugins. I'm trying to retain the IDs of the larger data set 
(which is what I'm importing to the smaller one) - because they are 
using a permalink structure in an existing site that relies on that data 
(at least I think it does - /archives/post_id? - I'll need to check on 


Kevin N.

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