Support » Plugin: Search Regex » Fatal error, PHP 7.3

  • I guess this is probably inevitable since the plugin page already warns about it not being updated in 3 years, but seeing this on a host running PHP 7.3:

    AH01071: Got error ‘PHP message: PHP Fatal error: Cannot declare class Result, because the name is already in use in /usr/local/www/rfabc/html/wp-content/plugins/search-regex/models/result.php on line 3’, referer:

    Get this when clicking the ‘search regex’ link under ‘tools’.

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  • My hosting provider says it’s not compatible with 7.1 either.

    This is a real shame as it’s such a useful plugin. I’d pay for it!

    I’ve been using this one:

    It works, but it’s a bit more complex than I need.

    Hi sporkme. Thanks for that. Yes, I use Better Search Replace, but unfortunately, so far as I know, it won’t do searches using regular expressions. I think Search Regex is the only plugin that does this.

    You can do a search and replace with regular expressions in phpMyAdmin, but it’s scary stuff: search and replace in phpMyAdmin is scary enough on its own without adding regular expressions into the mix.

    For what it’s worth, I’ve been using this plugin on PHP 7.0.33 for awhile and not getting that error.

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