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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

38 reviews
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4.8 out of 5 stars
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exactly what I was looking for
By , for WP 4.5.3

very useful plugin

It's just awesome
By , for WP 4.5.3

Spent some time to understand, that you must check the box "RegEx" to get it to work with regular expressions. I think it should be more obviously. Maybe make a selector between "Search" and "Regex search" on top of plugin page.

Simply Awesome Functionality
By , for WP 4.5.3

Had to create an account just to publish this review. This plugin just saved me many days work. Works great with pages and posts, but best of all, does wonders when you need to update hundreds of shortcodes.. Great job on this plugin. And for free? Unreal

It did the trick.
By , for WP 4.5.2

I needed to change five years worth of uploaded media from http to https as for various reasons I suddenly had broken image icons all over my site. Tried one plugin that just didn't seem to work. Then I used Search Regex- simple, fast and all is now good. Thank you.

Usually i...
By , for WP 4.5.2

i've migrate manually from ipb to wp!
then, many fix to add (after import image in library, especially...)
also more class to remove!

first pass with notepass++ regex before to import, after of this, inside ipb, this plugin has saved me a lot of work!

thank'u very much :)
some problem to understading delimiter etc (error with bad delimiter if no '...' in search! maybe a placeholder, or small guide with example can be a good idea!...)
also i cannot understading if "multi-line: dot-all: — remember to surround your regex with a delimiter!" work (nothing change form me) and an help text can be useful also for this)!

anyway, 5 star for this :)

thank'u and... regards!

Ideal to get rid of hack
By ,

I was just hacked and in more then 300 posts a linked dot had been inserted like this:

<a style="text-decoration:none" href="/buy-amoxicillin-with-mastercard">.</a>
<a style="text-decoration:none" href="/buy-myambutol-online-fast-delivery">.</a>
<a style="text-decoration:none" href="/cost-of-indocin-without-insurance">.</a>
and so on...

With this Plugin all I need to do was replacing this regex with nothing:

'<a style="text-decoration:none" href=.*</a>'

So I was able to get rid of all the different links at one shot!

AWESOME and times-saving!

THX

Still the best
By , for WP 4.3

Still one of the safest, most sure-footed search and replace. You just see and know the replacements are working as expected.

Brilliant plugin
By ,

This plugin is excellent. I tried a whole lot of others and this works perfectly and is the best I have come across so far. Thanks so much for creating such a wonderful plugin.

Great plugin
By , for WP 4.2.2

Great plugin.

Thanks a lot!

Also easy to remove html from content. No need for another plugin.

Just use something like as regex:
'(?i)<(?!img|/img|a|/a|p|/p|li|/li|ul|/ul).*?>'

Should be in every developer's toolbox
By , for WP 4.2.2

This tool has saved my bacon many times and in several different ways.

For use as a site migration tool, I love that it lets me search first to see what's about to happen before I actually replace.

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