How to Find and Replace Text in Your WordPress Database


How to Find and Replace Text with One Click in your WordPress Database
Aline Knutson

I’m not 100% sure but I’d say the SQL query can’t handle serialised data. If you search & replace your database using the suggested SQL query you’ll break the serialised data and get yourself into lots of troubles down the road like widgets not working, images dissappearing, broken javascript, etc.

How to Find and Replace Text with One Click in your WordPress Database
Ashlee Griggs

Simply add the text string you want to search for and then add the replace text.
After that, you need to select the tables you want to search in. For example, if you find some text in your posts, you need to select the posts table. You can also select multiple tables.

How to Search and Replace Text in WordPress
Marlana Peralta

Word Replacer really is a powerful plugin which allows you to manage your entire WordPress content from one place. Even if you’re not planning on using it all the time, the plugin can really help you change those mistakes and censor those bad words written in comments or your forum pages. Since it’s free, you don’t have to worry about losing any money on it – install the plugin and give it a go. Of course, don’t forget to create a backup of your site before replacing any words, as you never know when the error might pop up.

How To Find And Replace Text In The WordPress Database
Jannie Goff

Sometimes you just need to change a word or a string of characters throughout your WordPress installation. And that text isn’t always in the post content. Most of the information of WordPress resides in the database in hundreds of fields and a dozen tables. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to find and replace text in WordPress via the database – both manually and through a plugin.

Knowledgebase
Lucy Bates

Sometimes you just need to change a word or a string of characters throughout your WordPress installation. And that text isn’t always in the post content. Most of the information of WordPress resides in the database in hundreds of fields and a dozen tables. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to find and replace text in WordPress via the database – both manually and through a plugin.

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