It is a good practice to Convert your Categories to Tags and use them as a keywords. In WordPress this takes a few seconds only. In this tutorial I will show you how to convert Tags and Categories in WordPress and vice versa. But first, let me say few words why do you need this option.
Why should I convert Tags and Categories in WordPress
– you have decided that a certain tag is being used a lot and its becoming more and more popular – then creating a Category is a great idea
– As the time is passing and your website is getting more and more popular, a lot of ideas come up to your mind, the initial ideas evolve and you have a genius plan to reorganize your posts.
There is a special Tool which will help you convert Tags and Categories in WordPress. It is called Categories and Tags Converter Plugin and it can be easily found and installed in your WordPress.
How to install Categories and Tags Converter Plugin for WordPress
All you have to do is go to Tools-Import as the screenshot below shows
– click on the Categories and Tags Converter
-install the importer when it asks you
-click at the Activate Plugin and Run Imported and then take the action you would like to – Covert Convert your Categories to Tags or Tags to Categories – bulk or separate.
How to Convert Categories to Tags or Tags to Categories using the Categories and Tags Converter Plugin
Check each category or tag you would like to convert and click the Convert button. You’ll see a message once the action was completed successfully. To perform more conversions just click the convert more button.
This is all you need to know if you need to convert Tags and Categories in WordPress – simple, fast and easy enough even for beginners.