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Drupal 8 How to update taxonomy url's alias in the database
use Drupal\Core\Database\Database;
* Update tags url alias'.
function YOUR_MODULE_NAME_update_8001() {
// "path_alias" is the name of the table being updated (this comes from the pathauto module)
// "alias" is the name of the field/column being updated.
// So whats happening here is that, we're updating the alias field/column on the path_alias table.
// The update being done is we're replacing the value of "//tags" with "/news-and-events/topics/".
->expression('alias', "REPLACE(alias, :old_value, :new_value)", [
':old_value' => '//tags/',
':new_value' => '/news-and-events/topics/',
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