Apr 062016
WordPress Plugin Name: Search & Replace
Plugin URL:https://wordpress.org/plugins/search-and-replace/

Plugin Author: Inpsyde GmbH
WordPress profile: Inpsyde GmbH
Plugin version: 3.1.2
Last updated: February 28, 2018 (8 months ago)
Tested up to (WP version): WP 4.9.8
Downloaded: 1,687,330
Rating: 5 (out of 5)


With Search & Replace you can search for everything and replace this with everything but before you do this you can easily create a simple database backup and restore it.

We have implemented special features!
The first one is “Replace a Domain / Url” that is useful for a quick and simple transfer or a migration of an WordPress.
The second is a full support for serialized data but there are a lot more features – find them!

Our goal with this plugin is to give you a good solution for both Developers and Users of WordPress.

Note: This plugin requires PHP 5.4 or higher to be activated.

Checkout our GitHub Repository


  • Search & replace data in your WordPress database
  • Change domain/URL of WordPress installation
  • Handle serialized data
  • Choose dry run or download SQL file
  • Change table prefix
  • Backup & restore your database
  • WordPress Multisite support
  • Localized and ready for your own language

Crafted by Inpsyde

The team at Inpsyde is engineering the web and WordPress since 2006.


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Installation Instructions


  • WordPress 4.0 (Single and Multisite)
  • PHP 5.4, newer PHP versions will work faster.


  1. Search and Replace

    Search and Replace

  2. Replace Domain/URL

    Replace Domain/URL

  3. Restore Database

    Restore Database

  4. Backup Database

    Backup Database

  5. Result screen after search or search and replace

    Result screen after search or search and replace

Other notes:

Latest Change log entry:


backup, import, replace, search, sql

+ Jason's Comments

Managing content across your website includes having consistency for certain terms. This plugin will find and replace terms for you – but be careful and backup before hand. I also recommend using reusable content blocks. Technically, many people use this plugin when moving a website from one domain to another domain, then need to update the domain URL for images and links in posts, across the site.