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The DB Replacer is another good extension from Regular Labs, this extension gives you complete control over the DataBase that your Joomla install is based on, without going into tools like phpMyAdmin that require a lot more knowledge.


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 The DB replacer from Regular Labs gives you an easy way to control your DataBase inside Joomla without needing to use phpMyAdmin or by using the servers shell. The extension gives you the opportunity to do editing in the database that encloses your Joomla installation.

The extension gives:

  • An easy interface
  • Connection to all tables in your Joomla database
  • Both Free and paid version

How to do this?

Note: DB Replacer will make permanent changes to your database, so please make a backup of your site before using this extension. If you prefer to replace some content instead, you may find that ReReplacer is the extension for this, it offers you to replace things in your Joomla site, ReReplacer is also from Regular Labs.


When you first open the DB Replacer from the Components-Menu you will be presented with an interface that is divided into two sections, left / right.

On the left, you will see the Tables that your database offers from the installation, this is preselected with the "content" table. Below this is the columns that the table consists of. (See figure 01)

On the right, you will see the search function that you input your search criteria. When you click to search the information will appear in a column below, there you can easily do the editing. (See figure 02)

Figure 01 - Regular Labs - DB Replacer

Figure 02 - Regular Labs - DB Replacer


  •  Free Core edition
  • Nothing special 


More information about Regular Labs

Regular Labs is a company that creates and offers extensions for the Joomla content management system (CMS). They have been in business since 2008 and have a wide range of extensions that can be used to extend Joomla's functionality and make repetitive tasks easier and faster.

Some of their most popular extensions include:

Advanced Module Manager - This extension allows you to easily manage your modules, including their position, visibility, and settings.
Modules Anywhere - This extension allows you to place modules anywhere on your Joomla site, including in custom areas that are not ordinarily accessible to modules.
Sourcerer Sourcerer - This extension lets you easily import and export Joomla content, including articles, menus, and categories.
Regular Labs extensions are known for being high-quality, well-supported, and easy to use. They are also very affordable, with most extensions starting at just $15.

If you use Joomla, I highly recommend checking out Regular Labs extensions. They can save you a lot of time and hassle and help you make your Joomla site look and function how you want it to.

Here are some additional information about Regular Labs:

  • Their website is
  • They have a team of 10 developers and support staff
  • They have over 1 million downloads of their extensions
  • They are certified Joomla! partner

Source Google Bard 2023

All Regular Labs extensions:

If you use Regular Labs' Extensions, you may have noticed the way that the extensions interact with each other. This is good for consistency. Regular Labs and Peter van Westen have, over the years, in an ingenious way, mastered the genius way that its Components/Plugins work together. 

Extension list:

Add to Menu (Only Joomla 3), Advanced Module Manager, Advanced Template Manager (Only Joomla 3), Articles Anywhere, Article Field, Better Frontend Link (Only Joomla 4 & 5), Better Preview (Only Joomla 3), Better Trash (Only Joomla 3), Cache Cleaner, CDN for Joomla, Components Anywhere (Only Joomla 3), Conditional Content, Content Templater, DB Replacer, Dumy Content (Only Joomla 3), Email Protector, GeoIP, IP Login, Keyboard Shortcuts, Modals, Modules Anywhere, Quick Index, ReReplacer, Simple User Notes (Only Joomla 3), Sliders (Only Joomla 3), Snippets, Sourcerer, Tabs (Only Joomla 3), Tabs & Accordions (Only Joomla 4 & 5), Tooltips (Only Joomla 4 & 5), and "What? Nothing!", see the complete list here!


All is managed through its extension Regular LabsExtension Manager.


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