University of Oregon

UO Blogs: Categories to Tags Converter Importer


This plugin will allow you to selectively convert your categories into tags or tags into categories.

To activate the converter plugin:

  1. Click on Plugins
  2. If the Categories to Tags Converter is blue on the side, it is already enabled. If not, click activate listed below it.
  3. You are now ready to convert your tags and categories.

To convert your tags and categories:

  1. Click on Tools
  2. Click on Import
  3. Click on Categories and Tags Convertor
  4. At the top of the page, you can select which you would like to convert: 
  5. Next, check the tags or categories that you would like to convert 
  6. Click Convert Categories to Tags when you are ready

You can double check that this was done successfully by going to Posts > Categories or Tags > and seeing the converted items listed.