LONDON BASED INTERNET DEVELOPER & CONSULTANT


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Find and replace files on mac

This blog is slowly becoming my cheat sheet.

Here is how I find and replace string recursively on directories. Very useful for translating sites, and more.

grep -rl kontakt plugins/ | xargs sed -i ‘s/kontakt/contact/g’

Here is the logic:

grep -rl oldstring directory/ | xargs sed -i ‘s/oldstring/newstring/g’

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