alyasabrina alyasabrina - 2 years ago 64
SQL Question

Find and Replace text in the entire table using a MySQL query

Usually I use manual find to replace text in a MySQL database using phpmyadmin. I'm tired of it now, how can I run a query to find and replace a text with new text in the entire table in phpmyadmin?

Example : find keyword, replace with


Answer Source

For a single table update

 UPDATE `table_name`
 SET `field_name` = replace(same_field_name, 'unwanted_text', 'wanted_text')

From multiple tables-

If you want to edit from all tables, best way is to take the dump and then find/replace and upload it back.

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