Search & Replace for Elementor


One of the most popular visual editors, Elementor, lacks a search and replace feature.

With our plugin, you can now easily replace any text without the need to install any additional software to your computer.


Once you upload and activate the plugin.

Go to any Elementor created page and navigate to Menu > Search & Replace to open the plugin modal window.

From the options you can choose to highlight or do a case-sensitive search and replace.

We add special tags to highlight the text, and you can always click on the Reset button if you want to clean your code and don’t want to proceed.

Here are the general steps you need to follow to use the plugin:

  1. Open the plugin modal window.
  2. Choose if you want to highlight terms or do a case-sensitive search and replace.
  3. Enter you search phrase and click on the Search button.
  4. Enter your replace with phrase.
  5. Click on the Replace button.
  6. Use the Undo link to revert back to the original text.
  7. Click on the Reset button to if you want to clean your code from the special highlight tags at any give time.

NOTE: To assure and not compromise the performance of the plugin we have set a data limit at 50kb for the Free and 300kb for the Pro versions.


Search & Replace for Elementor is/does:

  • a plugin to the popular Elementor visual editor that enables you to search and replace any text/link in your posts and pages quickly and easily.
  • enhances your efficiency in Elementor, allowing you to edit your posts and pages with much faster pace than usual, on page-by-page basis or globally.
  • a plugin designed to look native and works seamlessly with both Elementor Free and Pro versions.
  • a WordPress plugin for Elementor that enables you to update multiple text terms, phrases or links with highlighting and case-sensitivity inside the visual editor.
  • perfect for heavy Elementor users that want to speed up their editing process.

NOTE: Global search and replace, links and case-sensitivity options are available only for the Pro version!


The step-by-step setup, usage, demos, video, and insights can be found on the Search & Replace for Elementor website.


If you are using the Free version of the plugin from and would like to have the Pro features you can purchase the premium version from Search & Replace for Elementor website.


Use the Support tab on this page to post your requests and questions.

All tickets are usually addressed within a couple of days.

If your request is an add-on feature, we will add it to the plugin wish list and consider implementing it in the next major version.

Will this plugin work with the free Elementor version?

Yes, the plugin works with both Elementor Free and Pro versions.

Do you offer additional support/customization?

Yes, you can get in touch with us by sending us your request on the Search & Replace for Elementor website.

Does it work with the Classic/Gutenberg editors?

No. The plugin is specifically created to work with the Elementor way of data storage.

However if you are interested you can try out our open source Block Editor Search & Replace plugin which works with block the Classic and Gutenberg editors.


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The plugin installation process is standard and easy to follow. Please let us know if you have any difficulties with the installation.

Manual Installation

  1. Upload the to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Visit Plugins.
  3. Activate the Search and Replace for Elementor plugin. Make sure to have the Elementor Pro or Free activated before that

After Activation

  1. Now you can go to any page/post that uses Elementor and use the plugin as described in the documentation.


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Contributors & Developers

“Search & Replace for Elementor” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fix – no matches found when have punctuations in the search or replace input
  • Update – add text to let user that no HTML is allowed in the inputs
  • Update – add text to let use know the need to backup DB when do global search & replace


  • Fix – glupfile.js script building procedure
  • Fix – handle null or string elementor data passed to the iterrator


  • Fix – replace strip_tags() with strip_tags_with_whitespace()


  • New – add rating admin notice
  • New – add plugin Get Pro link under plugins
  • Update – lang file with the latest strings
  • Fix – update some translation string


  • Fix – be able to search and replace I’m, you’re “quote text”, etc


  • Fix – JSON data breaks with update_postmeta(), fix with wp_slash()


  • Initial release and first commit into the SVN