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Is there a way to bulk edit the custom excerpt text without going to each post and open it? When we have 300 posts it can be a very time consuming process.

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There is nearly always a way, but what exactly do you want to do? What are the specific conditions? –  s_ha_dum Jan 14 '14 at 3:12
"extract"? Do you mean custom excerpt? –  markratledge Jan 14 '14 at 4:56
I mean excerpt sorry! –  user3001925 Jan 14 '14 at 12:42

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Search RegEx is a good plugin to be able to search and replace (optionally with grep) through all posts, pages, excerpts, comments, titles and meta.

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Thanks a lot, I'm quite having difficulties to create custom regex, I will have to learn...I have a custom text for each post. The text should go to the excerpt and is not the same. It's a summary of the post. So, in order to manually introduce the text, I will have to find the right post. I don't know how I can achieve that with Search RegEx even if it's a powerful tool. –  user3001925 Jan 14 '14 at 12:46

Are you looking to edit each post's except in bulk or via quick edit?

If so, I wrote a plugin to do that, see

Be warned, this is only for posts and pages. If you want to edit excerpts for custom post types, then you'll need to purchase the premium version.

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