How to Move Comments from one post to another in WordPress

How to Move Comments from one post to another in WordPress

After reading the title, you must be thinking what possibly could be the need of transferring the comments from one post to another. To clear all of your thoughts, let me tell you how transferring the comments are needed and useful. Suppose, you are about to post an updated version of an already posted post which was popular among your users and thus had many comments, some of them were useful which you would want on your updated post. Those comments can easily be transferred to your new updated post so that those are related to the post directly. Today In this article, we will show you how to move comments from one post to another in WordPress.

Also, there are many users, who being amateur comment on a post which is totally irrelevant. You can easily move their comments on a post which is relevant so that nothing seems unorganized. There can be many uses depending upon your needs, but how to do it, we’ll tell. The plug-in we are about to use for the purpose is “Tako Movable Comments“.

Why to use Tako Movable Comments Plugin

It allows you to move comments from a post to post or from a page to a page accordingly. However, you can also move comments from a post to page and etc. you can easily move threaded/nested comments either one by one or in bulk.

Moveing Comments from one post to another in WordPress

After installing and activating the plugin, Go to Dashbaord >> Comments.  You being the admin can check (tick) the box present right next to each comments. After selecting a single or multiple comments to move select “Move Comments” from the action drop down menu as it can be seen in the screenshot below:

Move comments from posts WordPress

Upon pressing “Apply” button you will notice a few set of new options.  From the drop down menu on the right side of your screen select the post title you would like to move comments to and press “Update” as it can been seen in the screenshot below.

moving comments

Also, if you need to transfer all or many of your comments to some other post, you can simply do this by the same methodology, just follow the step as follows:

You need to go to the comments section. Once there, select “All” panel so that it displays all of your comments. There now select “Move comments from the first drop-down menu and then select the comments you want to move.

multiple move comments

You’ll then need to click on “Apply” at the bottom of the screen. It’ll then ask the location/post where you want these comments to be transferred.

SO that’s how you do it, keep an eye out on your posts but don’t worry about the comments there as you can manage them all easily.

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