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PhpMyadmin MySQL Search and replace

For some weird reason, MyBB’s default edit reason for posts is “Improve grammar”, which makes no sense for an Android forum! So I had to change the string for a lot of users. Manually editing the database is unnecessary!


You can exec the following operation in the SQL tab of MySQL:


UPDATE `mybb_posts` SET markedit_reason = replace(markedit_reason, “Improve grammar”, “Unspecified reason”);


So, format is:

UPDATE tablename SET tablefield = replace(tablefield,"findstring","replacestring");[/code]