[wp-hackers] resetting post IDs
casey.bisson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 01:52:20 UTC 2011
And, if you're using featured images/post thumbnails, the postmeta on the post that points to the thumbnail's post id needs to be updated (sorry I can't recall the meta key).
You might consider, instead, doing this via the wp export and import. That will update post IDs as it goes.
On Mar 15, 2011, at 5:55 PM, Louis McCoy <louie at louiemccoy.com> wrote:
> Don't forget about posts->post_parent for revisions.
> I think you've nailed all of them.
> Louie McCoy
> Well & Lighthouse
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Kevin Newman <CaptainN at unfocus.com> wrote:
>> Looks like term_relationships->object_id will need to be updated too.
>> Kevin N.
>> On 3/15/11 5:52 PM, Kevin Newman wrote:
>>> 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 that).
>>> Kevin N.
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