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. 

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 is very helpful. 

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

Copy or Move Comments Between WordPress Posts

Step 1: Install ‘Copy or Move Comments’ Plugin

First, navigate to Plugins -> Add New and search for ‘Copy or Move Comments’ plugin. Install and activate the plugin. 

Step 2: Select Source

From the dashboard, click on ‘Copy/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; you can either choose ‘single’ or ‘with replies’.

Step 3: Select Destination

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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