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Anyone know of a way to change the title of the core Wordpress metaboxes on a post edit screen? I'm trying to alter the title of the "Featured Image" metabox and have found a way to edit the contents (via *admin_post_thumbnail_html*) but not the title itself.

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If, like me, you like things to work without js, you can provide your own text for ALL translateable text.

Basically create translations for the text you want to change. Non-english speakers do it all the time - it's not that hard.

See http://icalevents.com/3445-an-accent-for-your-website/

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The "Right way" to do this is hooking to the 'add_meta_boxes' action, like so:

add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'my_metabox_titles', 10, 2);
function my_metabox_titles($post_type, $post) {
    global $wp_meta_boxes; // array of defined metaboxes
    // cycle through the array, change the titles you want
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