Have you ever been faced with the problem of having to change affiliate links on your blog? Maybe the folks looking after the affiliate program changed their link format and won’t support the old format (it happens), or maybe you’d prefer to swap a link out for a link to a better product. This isn’t a problem if you only have a couple of links that need changing, but what do you do if you have a load of affiliate links distributed across your posts? Well, there is a simple way to replace links that doesn’t require a lot of time and editing, so here’s what to do:

Changing Links Throughout a Blog:

  1. Download the search & replace WordPress plugin
  2. Upload the plugin to your blog and active it
  3. Go the the Search & Replace option in your Settings list
  4. Tick the content box
  5. Put your old link (as used on your pages) into the Replace box
  6. Put your replacement link in the With box
  7. Click the Go button

Search & Replace WordPress Plugin

If replacement numbers look high, it’s because replacements are also done in drafts, trash and revision posts.

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