set_post_type( int $post_id, string $post_type = 'post' )

Update the post type for the post ID.

Description Description

The page or post cache will be cleaned for the post ID.

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Parameters Parameters


(int) (Optional) Post ID to change post type. Default 0.


(string) (Optional) Post type. Accepts 'post' or 'page' to name a few.

Default value: 'post'

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Return Return

(int|false) Amount of rows changed. Should be 1 for success and 0 for failure.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function set_post_type( $post_id = 0, $post_type = 'post' ) {
	global $wpdb;

	$post_type = sanitize_post_field( 'post_type', $post_type, $post_id, 'db' );
	$return    = $wpdb->update( $wpdb->posts, array( 'post_type' => $post_type ), array( 'ID' => $post_id ) );

	clean_post_cache( $post_id );

	return $return;

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Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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