Better Search Replace: A New Plugin for Updating URLs and Text in WordPress Databases

When migrating a WordPress site to a new domain, you’ll have to update every instance of the site’s URL in the database. Some developers prefer to use tools like WP-CLI or WP Migrate DB to handle this, while others opt for a general database search and replace plugin with a UI in the WordPress admin.

Search and Replace is an old plugin, with nearly a million downloads, that can be used to update URLs and text in the database. I used this plugin successfully for a number of years, but it went without any updates for long time. It has since come under new ownership, although the screenshots demonstrate just how long ago the plugin was released.

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Better Search Replace: A New Plugin for Updating URLs and Text in WordPress Databases

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