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PHP Search And Replace in File: Search and replace strings in text files

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This class can search and replace strings in text files.

It can traverse a given directory recursively and find files that match a given MIME type, or file name extension, or a regular expression.

For text files the class can search for a given text and replace it with a given replacement string.

The files found and replaced are returned as an array of path to the files.

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App: PHP Search and Replace Version: 1.0.1 Author: MT Jordan <> Copyright: 2014 License: zlib/libpng License ********************************************************************************** PHP Search and Replace PHP Search and Replace is a PHP 5 class that can search and replace strings in multiple text based files and subdirectories. ********************************************************************************* PHP Search and Replace Features: * Search and replace text strings on multiple text based files * Restrict search to specific file types - ie: php,sql,txt,html,xml * Recursively search through subdirectories * Search for whole word only * Case-sensitive search * Search using regular expression as search string * Number of files searched and modified returned as an array for reporting * Requires no third party libraries * Tested on PHP 5.2.17+ Restrictions: * You must enter an absolute or relative path for the directory - no URLs * Only text based files with a MIME type of text/* can be searched and modified unless set_mime() method set to true Requirements: * PHP 5.2+ (5.4+ recommended) ********************************************************************************* Usage: See demo.php for a working example <?php include 'search_replace.php'; //create search object and enter required vars $test = new search_replace( 'path/to/dir', 'needle', 'replacement' ); //set options $test->set_case( true or false ); //true for case-sensitive search - default: false $test->set_whole_word( true or false ); //true for whole word match - default: false $test->set_regex( true or false ); //true for search with regular expression - default: false $test->set_recursive( true or false ); //true to search through subdirectories - default: false $test->set_extension( 'php,css,xml' ); //comma delimited string of exclusive extensions - default: null $test->set_mime( true or false ); //true to search all file types - default: false //perform search/replace and return results $result = $test->get_results(); echo $result[0]; //number of files searched echo $result[1]; //number of files modified echo $result[2]; //modified file path echo $result[3]; //number of replacement occurrences ?>
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This is an excellent search and replace utility.
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