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Search Regex

Search Regex adds a powerful set of search and replace functions to WordPress that go beyond the standard searching capabilities, with full regex supp


27 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
Replaced old Permalinks in Posts just fine
By , for WP 3.8

I changed my permalink structure and used Search Regex with a regular expression to update nearly 1000 embedded URLs in posts to the new format. Saved me days of effort!

By , for WP 3.8

Does a great job and it's quite easy to use.

Fantastic Time-Saving Tool
By , for WP 3.7.1

Love it. Thank you so much for providing this plug-in.

Great plugin
By , for WP 3.6.1

I was concerned about using this plugin since it wasn't approved for v3.6.1 and hadn't been updated in a while. However, I did a full backup and tried it and was successful. I reviewed numerous search and replace plugins and was happy to see recent reviews of others that had tried this with wp 3.6.1. I had just released a site and had to replace all of the urls of the test site to the url of the new site. The wonderful thing is that you can just reveiw the results without actually doing any replacing of text. I was a little concerned because my site doesn't include any posts yet, just all pages. Although the parameters given didn't give me a choice for pages, I used 'posts' and it worked fine.

As always - do a backup before you ever do anything like this. Thanks to the developer of this plugin.

Saved my *ss
By ,

Thanks, it works. Found a bad path and fixed 236 instances in about a second. Live long, stay healthy.

Includes Preview of Replace
By , for WP 3.6.1

Nice touch including Find, Replace (preview), Replace & Save.

Limit doesn't seem to be working right now, but that would only be big deal on massive searches.

Simple and It Works!
By , for WP 3.6.1

This is a fantastic plugin. It's very simple to use, easy to read search results, it's fast, and most importantly - it just works!

Simple but effective
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Simple solution to use regular expressions for search and replace.

Love it
By , for WP 3.5.1

Works like a charm!

Very useful for simple but numerous replacements.
By , for WP 3.5.2

On a new site almost all the text was HTML color coded, with two pages having errors with the color code. It took 5 minutes to install the plug-in and about 20 seconds to replace scores of codes. Instant satisfaction, great job! Will have lots of other uses.

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