I've been using HTML-Kit for nearly 3 years now, and I have a website with about 75 pages. I needed to make a change to something on it today, and spent hours and hours changing each page individually. I find this unacceptable.
I know there's a plugin called cmBatchReplace. I have the plugin installed. At one point it even worked, at least occasionally. Nowadays it only works about 2% of the time, if even that. I tried numerous times to use it to make the changes to my site, but no soap. I'd get all my parameters set up and hit "Start" but all it would do is immediately inform me that it has "finished in 0 seconds" and changed 0 files. Now, this was on my ftp connection. I then went through the process of downloading several of my files to my hard drive and tried running it there. Got it to work twice, for minor changes, but then it stopped working again. And the changes disappeared when I uploaded those files again.
I do most of my maintenance via ftp rather than screwing around with files on my computer. And when I need to change 70+ pages of a site (it's an online fiction site) I can't really spend hours or days doing this all by hand -- nor should I have to.
From poking around the site for the plugin, I get the impression its author hasn't touched it in about 8 or 9 years. Has anyone else developed an alternative I could use to get the job done next time I need to make changes?
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