# How can we replace all the occurrences of a substring with another substring within a string in MySQL?

MySQLMySQLi Database

MySQL REPLACE() function can replace all the occurrences of a substring with another substring within a string.

#### Syntax

REPLACE(str, find_string, replace_with)

Here

• Str is a string which have the substring.
• Find_string is a substring which is present one or more times within the strung str.
• Replace_with is a substring which will replace every time it finds find_string within str.

#### Example

mysql> Select REPLACE('Ram, My Name is Ram', 'Ram', 'Shyam');
+------------------------------------------------+
| REPLACE('Ram, My Name is Ram', 'Ram', 'Shyam') |
+------------------------------------------------+
| Shyam, My Name is Shyam                        |
+------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
Published on 20-Feb-2018 15:41:41