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bulk post move to new parent folder?

  1. i want to know if i can select multiple posts and have them move to a new parent folder?

    new to blogging. i have my posts all showing up on main page and would like them organized into categories/ parent folders.

    how can i do this without trashing all and restarting?

    thanks

    The blog I need help with is sushistewplaybook.wordpress.com.

  2. Pages are static. They sit outside of the blog structure and you cannot post to multiple pages in any blog. There is only one main page for posts in a blog and all posts will show on the main blog page. There is no way to exclude posts from the main posts (blog) page.

    What’s critical is:
    (1) a clear comprehension of the differences between pages and posts > http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/

    (2) a clear comprehension of the fact that there is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts and we cannot post to more than that one page. But we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page. We organize posts by assigning categories to them. You can either put the categories widget into the sidebar, or you can create a custom menu and add the categories into the custom menu.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/categories-widget/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-category-pages-to-your-menu

    A custom menu allows you to display Categories with drop-downs to sub-categories in tabs along the horizontal navigation where normally only Pages tabs are displayed. If you wish you can also include Pages with drop-downs to sub-pages and/or Tags pages and/or Custom Links in your custom menu as well. You are in charge of what appears in a custom menu. You choose the order in which to display any and/or all the foregoing in your custom menu. You choose which to display and which to hide.

    If you do not want all the posts to show on the main page, then you can create a static front page for your site, and “blog” page for posts to display on.

    Choice 1 static front page
    Choice 2 all posts on front page.

    Which do you choose? It’s one or the other.

    If you choose Choice 1 static front page then you have to create two pages. One for the static front page which you can call anything you choose example “Welcome”, and one for the blog posts to appear on which you can call anything you choose example “Blog”. http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/

    After you do that you go here > Settings > Reading and make the designation change and click “save changes”. http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/front-page/

  3. To add a category to several posts at once, you go to Posts > All Posts, tick the square to select the right posts, select Edit from the Bulk Actions pulldown, click Apply, select the desired category from the Categories box, click Update.
    If the category isn't an already existing one, then first you need to go to Posts > Categories and create it.

    Unfortunately you can't bulk remove a category from selected posts: you can only delete the category altogether (in Posts > Categories).

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