How To Copy Or Move Comments Between WordPress Posts

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Do you need to copy or move comments between WordPress posts? Well, in many cases it is seen that you need to delete your post but need to preserve the comments. If you don’t know anyway, then you are sure to lose your precious comments. 

In this post, I am sharing with you the way to copy or move comments between WordPress posts. After viewing the post you will be able to move any comments between posts by yourself. 

Why It Is Needed To Copy Or Move Comments Between Posts? 

Sometimes a situation may come where you need to combine multiple posts in a new post, or move any comments of a post and then delete it. In scenarios like this, moving or copying comments are very helpful. 

Redirecting any posts will help you to get SEO benefits but it won’t save any comments. Moving comments from one post to another save you and people get the trust by viewing those comments. 

Copy Or Move Comments Between WordPress Posts

First, install and activate the ‘Copy or Move Comments’ plugin from the WordPress plugins repository. 

From the dashboard click on ‘Cop/Move Comments’. 

If you like to copy comments, then select ‘Copy’ from the Action. Then select the source, here you can select any post, page, attachment, custom CSS, etc. Most of the time comments are created on posts and pages. 

After selecting the source choose the post or page from where you want to copy or move comments. 

Comments are of two types: with replies and without replies. Select the type and then choose the comments. You can choose all comments by placing a tick at the top box. 

Now select the target post type, and the post where you want to copy or move comments.

Finally hit the ‘Perform Action’ button and all of your comments will be copied or moved. 

Final Words

I hope this post helped you to copy or move any comments between WordPress posts. If you have any queries feel free to ask, I will be happy to answer you. If you liked the post, please share it with your friends and share your thoughts in the comment box below. 


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