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What SQL Query to do a simple find and replace

Whenever I create a new website I first create a staging site on a subdomain like "stage.domain-name.com". After everything works correctly I export the database, open it in notepad++ and do a ...
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Moving WP install from local to live, what about wp_posts GUID?

Done this before and i am still wondering what to do with the wp_posts => guid content, which has reference to http://localhost But at wordpress.org http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_The_Site_URL ...
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How to change “Draft” string for status of custom post type to “Unavailable”?

ANSWER MOD: just an important mod to the chosen answer: // check if you actually have drafts; also avoids extra '|' separator if (isset($views['draft'])) { // 'Drafts' should be added (and come ...
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Change html structure of all img tags in Wordpress

I have a Wordpress blog and am trying to implement the foresight.js image script. In short, I need to target all post images, swap out the src, width, & height attributes with data-src, ...
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Search/Replace for editor in HTML-mode

Is there a way to do a Search and Replace for the editor in HTML-mode? Plugins I found are for the visual editor, we are working only in HTML-mode, therefore -not- appropriate for what we do. I would ...
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Replace image attributes for lazyload plugin (data-src)

I want to apply jquery lazyload plugin. For this to work I have to create a new attribute which is data-src place there the src value and then replace the src value with a specific value ...
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Global, network-wide shortcodes or text replace functions

What I'm trying to achieve is a simple text-replace functions, that would be available to any site in my Wordpress Network. Basically I want to: Change [--] into — (—), Be able to ...
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2answers
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Getting rid of the #038; when string replacing content

I'm trying to add some string replacements to the_title() - function format_title($content) { $content = str_replace('&','&<br>', $content); $content = ...
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315 views

open all .docs in word online

Hey I'm trying to make all .doc/docx .xls/xlsx files open in office online. This would mean that every link to a .doc http://mywebsite.com/wp-content/uploads.link.doc would have to instead point ...
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$wpdb->replace / Replace or update primary key

I write code to save data in to the database table. I want Replace a row in a table if it exists or insert a new row in a table if the row did not already exist. ...
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Renaming the Twenty Fourteen Wordpress theme

I know the benefits of creating child themes, but it in my case I really would like to create a theme based upon another one without any dependencies to a parent theme. I tried to use a sed command to ...
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Replace / Remove Shortcode after 1st run / post

I want to use a shortcode to replace it with an image form a url. My idea: [shortcode url="http://google.de/aImage.jpg"] I post this shortcode usinbg IFTTT. After publishing the article the ...
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Search and replace in post content

I am about to change themes on my site and also a plugin that creates tabs with a post. I need to replace multi-line text with other multi-line text and can't work out how to do it. I have tried ...
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bbpress change the word forum, topic, reply in the forum to another word I choose

bbpress I would want to customize my Forum in bbpress. by changing/replacing the words that appear on the forum layout. I would like to change the words (everywhere they appear): Forum, topic, reply. ...
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printf and _n in this example?

what is the last $count in this example? printf( _n( 'You have published %s post.', 'You have published %s posts.', $count, 'myplugin' ), $count ); i guess the first one is to fill each ...
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Remove all nav menu classes ( but keep useful ones… )

I'm trying to remove all menu-item classes (except for .current-menu-{item/parent/ancestor} and .menu-item-has-children) function custom_nav_menu_css_class($classes) { $classes = ...
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Custom save button shows 'Are you sure you want to…' dialog

I'm looking for a way to replace the submitdiv meta box (publish box) with just one simple save button. By looking at Core I see there's a simple function returning a submit button: ...
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wp_editor not modify html tags of initial content

How can i set the tinyMCE editor in wp_editor to not modify/replace the html tags of the initial content ? I'm loading html content with tags (i know that they are deprecated but i need them) and ...
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About to migrate site to new domain

I've been developing a WordPress site for a client on my own hosting and domain and within the next week I'll be moving it to theirs. I have a number of questions regarding this as this is my first ...
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Replace text in the Title

In a string displayed by <?php the_title(); ?> I have to replace all & characters with and. Here is the code I've tried without success: <?php $wptitle = the_title(); $wptitle = ...
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replace html entities in posts between pre tags

I run a wordpress blog with a syntax highlighter plugin (Crayon). The plugin highlights code between pre tags, example: <pre class="lang:languageid" title="example"> some code </pre> ...
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2answers
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Replace the slug of parent pages with # [closed]

I'm creating a Wordpress site with a Superfish CSS3 / Jquery dropdown menu, complete with hoverIntent as displayed here: http://users.tpg.com.au/j_birch/plugins/superfish/#examples As far as I can ...
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echo post-permalink without http and www

I have this line … <div class="permalink"><?php the_permalink(); ?></div> and the result on my page looks like this … http://mysite.com/whatever/post-or-so I guess it could ...
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1answer
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is wpdb->replace() already sanitized?

i am working on a plugin that includes table in database that holds information from the different posts. right now i use $wpdb->replace(), so whenever a post is being created or updated it is also ...
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1answer
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Can I change the “Home” text in the menu?

I’m pretty sure this can be done with a filter or some kind of find and replace, but I’m not sure how. I have a page called “Home” like so: When the link is displayed in my template it says ...
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how to replace old DW site with new WP site? [closed]

I'm new to Wordpress.org. I have an old Dreamweaver website that I want to replace with my new Wordpress.org site, using my same original URL. How do I do this? I need simple, easy-to-understand ...
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1answer
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Can't add classes using jQuery from a JSON string with get_body_class()

In order to refresh the classes on the <body>element after an AJAX call, I am writing at the top of my AJAX response the following in JSON: $o[ 'classes' ] = get_body_class('project'); I can ...
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1answer
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Function to replace comment's accented characters before posting

I have some weird problems with encoding my Wordpress website and I can't add comments with accent words. when i try to do it, i received error by WP. What i need is just a function that read the ...
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2answers
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WP function duplicating body content

I'm trying to insert content after the <body> tag using my plugin but the code I have is duplicating the <body> content. My code is at http://pastebin.com/rhDX8gsm (it's quite long) and ...
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1answer
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Insert a field with PREG_REPLACE – strange behaviour

I'm trying to insert a custom field (from the Advanced Custom Fields plugin), and I need to place it within a div which I'm wrapping around an img, right before the img-tag. So basically this is the ...
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1answer
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GUID URL Question

I had a website that needed to be re-done, so I hosted a new dev site (not locally) with a temporary domain. The dev/new site was completed and I then moved the domain from the old site to the dev/new ...
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2answers
725 views

Search and replace special characters (å,ä,ö) for image attachments only in database

I need to replace the special characters å,ä,ö (with a or o) in my WP database for all image attachments. How can I apply this search and replace only to affect these links? Edit: Solved
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Replace text in excerpt

I have a separate theme for my custom WP install that will be use for mobile users, in my case I need to change an html tag in all the excerpt instances but without altering the DB, I found this ...
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1answer
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How can I replace content on site generated from plugin without changing plugin

I downloaded a login form but I'd like to change its content without actually changing the plugin files so that it won't cause problems when updating later on. How can this be done?
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1answer
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Extract Information from post content (using regex?)

I'm trying to replace some custom strings in my content before saving the post. I have got the $data["post_content"] which includes strings like %replaceContent:{type}% . Now I need to extract that ...
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1answer
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Rename Smart YouTube's httpv back to http for all posts

I've used the Smart YouTube plugin to embed YouTube videos into my blogs. The way I did it is to replace the http:// of the YouTube url with httpv:// as the plugin describes. But now I noticed that ...
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MySQL: Possible to replace all of wp_posts.post_content(id#) via UPDATE + REPLACE + SELECT?

EDIT: I want to update one field (post_content) within a known record (id of 4) of a known table (wp_posts) in a new database (new_db). The update has to come from one field (post_content) within a ...
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Bulk find replace to convert hundreds of old URL calls

We have a new wordpress site generated from an old html site with thousands of pages. An import process was used, but unfortunately as a result the site has hundreds of references within content to ...
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How to replace attached media through programmatically?

I am not sure, whether the similar question exist before. I tried to get but , couldn't get the similar question. Actually I want to replace an attached media with new image. Which Means, I am ...
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Correct way to update wp_script() url/src? [duplicate]

I tried to update the url/src of the queued $wp_scripts correctly... my aim is to use just relative paths. Therefore I: loaded the $wp_scripts replace the domain and saved the output. But it seems ...
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0answers
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Is there a function like “attachment_fields_to_edit” but for “replacing” the image?

With the "attachment_fields_to_edit" function i can put custom fields to the images when i insert them in a post. The problem is, when someone clicks on "replace" he gets the "replace image" window ...
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1answer
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str_replace function in theme

I am trying to change the color to red on certain words on my site. However the below code changes each word to "array". Can someone tell me what is wrong with my code? function ...
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Hide some shortcodes on posts from back-end

I searched everywhere on the web and I didn't find something that could really help me. Here is my problem; I use a plugin that provides shortcodes to show a file in a page or a post. For each file I ...
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'str_replace' and 'strtr' not working inside plugin

My goal is simple: Take a string like this --> 'https://www.secondarysite.com/subpage' And turn it into this --> 'https://www.primarysite.com/secondarysite/subpage' Sounds simple enough right? In ...
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Override theme template for index page

For one of the websites I manage we baked in a lot of custom functionality into the theme we are using. The problem with this is that it's difficult to switch themes. I wanted to decouple this code ...
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1answer
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How to replace part of shortlink with nothing

I am attempting to shorten the wp_get_shortlink. I want to remove the "http://" which is unnecessary. I have attempted the regular php way of (Replace("http://"," " )); but it seems WordPress has a ...
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Bulk edit post content

How can I bulk remove pieces of content from all posts that contain it? I've tried doing it with a mySQL query but it doesn't support regexp in replace and I can only find my string with regexp - it's ...
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Special characters get auto replaced

When I create a new post in WordPress and I publish my post, everything is OK. But when I try to edit my old post, the code in [code] has changed. For example " changes to &quot; and < ...
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Using $wpdb (WPDB class) 'replace' with multiple WHERE criteria problem

I have two fields that are used to identify a particular row (acting as a composite key). If it does not exist, I wish to insert a new row. The REPLACE function ...
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Best way to replace image url with source

Due to a mistake the image captions have the wrong href. What would be the best way to replace the href with the image's source: post content [caption id="attachment_4900" align="aligncenter" ...