Block Editor Search & Replace

  • Version: 1.0
  • Active installations: 300+
  • WordPress Version: 5.0 or higher
  • Tested up to: 6.0
  • PHP Version: 7.2 or higher

Quickly search and replace any text inside the Block Editor content area; Classic Editor support included.

Block Editor Search & Replace will help you find any text inside the Block Editor content area and replace it with another one.

Classic Editor support included.


Once you install and activate the plugin, you can go to any page or post and see a new meta box called Search & Replace.

By adding your search phrase, your matched keywords will be automatically highlighted. Next, you can add a replacement with the phrase and click on the Replace button, apply the switch.

You can turn on/off the highlighter and case-sensitive search and replace it at any time.

You can also click on the Reset button to clear all the custom HTML tags used for the highlighter.


This utility plugin will save you time and increase your overall productivity.

  1. Search & Replace – this works like any other search and replace functionality.
  2. Highlighter – will mark and give you a visual represitation for all keywords found by your search.
  3. Case-sensitive – you can either do the a case-sensitve search and replace.
  4. Cassic Editor Support – there is classic editor backward compatibility included.
  5. Full-text Search & Replace – TBA

User Settings

The plugin doesn’t have its dedicated settings page, but you can go Settings > Writing and scroll down the page to see all the available options.

The plugin supports both Block (Gutenberg) and Classic editors that can be manually turned on/off on the Settings > Writing page.

In addition to regular posts and pages, it also supports WooCommerce Products and all registered Custom Post Types.

You can manage the availability for each of the above on the Settings > Writing page.


Use the Support tab on this page to post your requests and questions.

All tickets are usually addressed within several days.

If your request is an add-on feature, we will add it to the plugin wish list and consider implementing it in the next major version.

Does it work with the Classic Editor?

Yes, it has support and backward compatibility for the Cassic Editor.

Does it with CPT or WooCommerce?

If you have WooCommerce installed and active, you need to go to the Settings > Writing page and enable the search and replace functionality.

The same is applicable for all existing Custom Post Types.

Does it support multisite?

Yes, the plugin is tested and works on WordPress multisite.

Do you save any revisions?

No, since we don’t want to add junk revision for each search and replace, we have disabled the revision functionality.

However, you can always click on the Update button at the end of your post or page edit, which will save you a default WordPress revision.

Do you offer additional support if I encounter any issues?

Yes, you can get in touch with us by using the contact form on this website.


In the screenshots below, we highlight the primary way to use and access the plugin within WordPress.