When crafting a custom WordPress website for our clients, Cheddar Advertising spares no effort in employing top-notch tools and strategies. Our collaboration with WP Engine, our trusted agency server service (we absolutely love their services), allows us to build the development site on a unique subdomain, like https://cheddarstage.wpengine.com. It’s not just a technical detail; it’s a testament to our dedication to perfection.

This stage is more than code and pixels; it’s where creativity meets functionality, allowing us to test design, layout, and more on a live server. Then, we can replicate it all on the production site with a mere click. It’s seamless, effective, and proven.

The Best Wordpess Find and Replace Plugin: Better Search Replace

But we don’t stop there. To ensure that everything aligns perfectly—from links and menus to media URLs—we often must navigate the complexities of mass find-and-replace within WordPress. Here’s where our secret weapon comes into play: “Better Search and Replace.” https://wordpress.org/plugins/better-search-replace/

Though I’ve never met the developer of this plugin, gratitude fills my mind every time I utilize this tool. It’s not just its cost-free nature that makes it indispensable; it’s its unparalleled ease of use. This plugin symbolizes what we at Cheddar believe in: delivering results through innovative solutions without compromising quality or efficiency.

Here’s how we make it happen:

  1. Download and Install the Plugin: Prepare the plugin for action.
  2. Important! Create a Backup of Your Site: This step is vital to prevent any mishaps that might occur in the Backend MySql Database, which could break the site.
  3. Navigate to Settings and Click the ‘Better Search and Replace’: Set up the preferences.
  4. Input the Word or URL You Want to Search for and Replace: Define your search parameters.
  5. Run Your First Query Dry: Perform a test run to ensure everything is in order.
  6. Examine the Affected Tables: Check the results and if everything looks good, move to the next step.
  7. Run the WordPress Find and Replace and Check Out Your Results! Witness the seamless transformation.

With these steps, creativity meets efficiency, providing a seamless transition from development to production. It’s a process that embodies the innovation and result-driven approach that Cheddar Advertising is known for, guaranteeing our clients the best in creative SEO services.