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  • Yes, you can just change a textarea to a wysiwyg field and the content in the db will not be lost. The only difference is in formatting. wysiwyg fields follow the rules of wysiwyg fields and are formatted using “the_content” filters while textarea fields are only formatted using whatever options you’ve got set for that textarea. There may be some differences in the display of the content on the front of the site.