[development] Converting stories to pages

Chris Kennedy chrisken at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Jan 2 04:13:05 UTC 2007

You should also submit a feature request for Drupal to have an interface
for this. It would be handy and easy to implement.

Walt Daniels wrote:
> Thanks, I did read the code in both story.module and page.module and
> they are quite similar other than the help text and names of variables
> story vs page. However page has some additional code in hook_form
> dealing with logs of changes which looks useful.
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> [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org] *On Behalf Of *Khalid B
> *Sent:* Monday, January 01, 2007 9:17 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: [development] Converting stories to pages
> Changing it in PHPMyAdmin should be a safe bet, since story and page
> have the same
> identical fields, and stored in the node table.
> So, you can execute this SQL (do a dump first):
> UPDATE node SET type = 'page' WHERE type = 'story';
> On 1/1/07, *Walt Daniels* <wdlists at optonline.net
> <mailto:wdlists at optonline.net>> wrote:
>     I have mostly pages and a few stories. There is no obvious reasons
>     why the
>     ones that are stories are stories so I would like to convert them to
>     pages.
>     Obviously I can do this by pasting the story stuff into a new page.
>     But then
>     all the links will still go to the old story and I would have to
>     find all
>     the links and fix them. I have not seen any way of finding all the
>     links to
>     a particular node.
>     What woud happen if I just went into PHPMyAdmin and changed the type
>     field
>     from story to page? Would this break anything?

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