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Bug 3221 - Search/Replace feature
Search/Replace feature
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
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: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-08-22 09:11 UTC by bed
Modified: 2008-09-22 18:15 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description bed 2005-08-22 09:11:35 UTC

I did not find any request for this kind of feature but, after using Mediawiki for a few weeks, I 
would find a kind of Find/Replace function very helpful.

Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-08-22 16:03:42 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1708 ***
Comment 2 bed 2005-08-23 11:24:37 UTC
I probably was not clear enough but I was rather thinking on such a 
feature applicable to a group of articles (maybe in a Category, for 
selected pages, ...) or a whole Wiki.

I thought of this because after creating new articles I wanted to create 
links to it on older pages. I use the search feature and go through each 
page and each occurrence of my new WikiWord, but found this process quite 

So I re-open this request and if you definitively find it redundant or 
uninteresting, I will close it !

Regards and thank you for your attention.

Comment 3 Alexey Krasheninnikov (ACrush) 2005-09-21 08:09:31 UTC
Comment 4 Daniel 2006-08-16 08:59:23 UTC

I would like to know the present situation of this functionality. Is there actually an 
add-on existing, which supports the search/replace feature for entire wiki environment?

Thank you for support!

Comment 5 Chad H. 2008-09-22 18:15:02 UTC
This can be done with the ReplaceText extension.

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