Find and replace

With the find and replace tool you can search for text in page body and/or title and replace it with something else or remove it completely. For the pages the text should be searched on three options are available:

  • Find and replace on all pages in the space

  • Find and replace on all child pages of one or several selected pages

  • Find and replace on one or several selected pages

As option where to search and replace you can choose from the following:

  • Title

  • Body

  • Body & Title

The find text can not only be replaced by another text, but also transformed to:

  • UPPER case

  • lower case

  • Title Case

How it can used

1. Select the target page option for find and replace

Find and replace on all pages in the space

 

Find and replace on all child pages of the inserted page(s) in the appearing select list field

Please note that you can only select pages in the select list

  • which are in the space where you accessed the toolbox

  • which you can see and have access to

  • which have child pages

Find and replace on all inserted page(s) in the appearing select list field

Please note that you can only select pages in the select list

  • which are in the space where you accessed the toolbox

  • which you can see and have access to

2. Select if you want to search for the text and replace in page title, page body, or both, page title and body.

3. Select the action you want to perform. When replace is selected, the text field appears where the replace string can be inserted

Replace in and action to perform options

4. Insert text you want to search for and the text you want as replacement (if replace has been selected as action). Please note that you can leave the replace with field empty. In this case the text inserted in the find field will be removed completely if found on the page.

5. Click on “Preview” button to show a preview of the pages the find text is found in and how it will look if the text is replaced.

Preview of what will change on the pages

6. If you aren’t satisfied with the preview, you can go back and refine your configuration. If the preview looks fine, click on “Run” button.

If replacement has been successful, you will see a green success message and links to the changed pages.

If necessary, you can immediately do a replacement again after completion of the operation.