I have a blog where all the posts had the post format Image. This morning I see that somehow they have all been changed to Aside. I'm still trying to figure out how this happened, but in the meantime, how do I go about changing them all back to Image? Is this something I can do with a SQL statement or do I need to write a custom script to loop through all the posts and save them with the Image post format? And if a SQL statement would work, any thoughts on what that might look like?

Thanks much,


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You can do this right in interface:

  1. Select posts in need of change in admin post list screen
  2. Select Edit in Bulk actions dropdown and press Apply next to it
  3. Choose Format > Image in interface panel that appeared
  4. Press Update to apply
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    If there aren't enough posts displayed on one page you can also open the "Screen Options" section at the top of the page and display more posts per page. Mar 25, 2013 at 23:41

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