How To: Update Data Item URIs in Bulk

Modified on Fri, 19 Jan 2024 at 08:52 AM

This document outlines the process of making bulk updates to data item URIs. This features uses a "find and replace" functionality to make updates. As with most significant updates, you will want to confirm this change has been applied to your data items, the data in our CDN, and your rendered/indexed website data. 


Updating URIs in Bulk using 'Bulk Actions' > 'Change URI'

This outlines the process for updating URIs using the "Bulk Actions" tool in the Editor Data Items view.

Step 1: Navigate to the Data Items Page in Schema App

Step 2: Select the Data Items that need to be moved to other projects

The tick boxes to bulk select data items are on the left hand side of the viewing pane.

Note: Currently Bulk Actions are limited to a maximum of 50 data items. If you need to make a uniform update to a very large number of data items, consider contacting

Step 3: Select the "Bulk Actions" button in the top right corner of the table header

Step 4: Select the "Change URI" button in the "Bulk Actions" dropdown

Step 5: Type the pattern to be changed

The Find & Replace functionality can only work on one string at a time. 

Step 6: Type the replacement pattern

Step 7 (Optional): Select 'Preview Change' to review the selected and revised URLs.

Step 8: Click 'Rename Resources' to proceed with the URI change.

Refresh the page to see the URIs updated with new pattern.

Step 9a (For a small number of URLs): Refresh the JSON-LD for the data item(s) you changed

Step 9a.1: Open the data item

Step 9a.2: Select "View JSON-LD"

Step 9a.3: Select "Refresh JSON-LD"

Step 9b (For a large number of URLs): Reach out to our Customer Success Team!

If you've updated a significant number of URLs and it simply won't be efficient to do this, contact and we can refresh all the data items within your project.

As always, for more support contact

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