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I have a blog which uses custom post type 'aside' for aside posts. Now that wordpress has custom post formats, I want to use the 'aside' post format instead. Is there a way to convert post typess to post formats?

I'm looking for code/tool similar to wordpress's in-built tool which lets one convert from categories to tags.

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There are a couple of plugins available that will allow you to do this.

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/post-type-convertr/ or http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/convert-post-types/ should get the job done for you.

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Thanks. I ended up using wordpress.org/extend/plugins/convert-post-types. It did work. However I had to manually create 302 links for all the posts that were converted and that was quite a bit of pain. – freethinker Aug 12 '11 at 10:54

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