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How to change category translation in Polylang afterwards

If I translate Tag or Category with Polylang-plugin (http://wordpress.org/plugins/polylang/ ) in Wordpress, how can I change the translation afterwards or remove the translation without removing ...
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gettext does not translate when called in ajax

When loading content in gettext calls (__(), _e(), etc.) they translate fine when I render the page in the browser normally (PHP delivers the content to the browser), however when I make AJAX calls, ...
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Wordpress NavXT plugin localization

My situation is as follows: 1) I am using wordpress 3.6.1, and I have the Breadcrumb NavXT plugin installed. 2) I have a custom theme, and the localization file is on the following path: ...
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Working with l10n contexts (_x etc)

Basic l10n from a .mo file generated out of PoEdit works fine. But as soon as I introduce _x, or variants, the link breaks, because as best as I can tell, PoEdit, completely ignores the context, and ...
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Using gettext to translate wp-login.php can't translate `Back to` into other language

I created a plugin to translate text of wp-login.php page into Arabic, every thing translated well except Back to which appear at the bottom of login form, I can't catch it to translate into Arabic ...
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Make theme translatable for WPML

I have been really hard time to get my site translated. I have MO and PO files, but my theme is not compatible with WPML and the developer team doesn't to change it. Therefore I may have to build a ...
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How to make the_tags title translatable?

How can I make the text in the_tags function translatable? Currently I'm using following: <?php the_tags('<div class="tags">Post Tags',' ','</div>'); ?> But I'd like to make ...
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Compile errors during translation compile

I am trying to translate a theme using Poedit, every thing is alright except two strings which give me errors like this: Error: 'msgstr' is not a valid PHP format string, unlike 'msgid'. Reason: The ...
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Change / tweak existing wordpress translations

I have a WP that has a custom theme, and all the translations working fine. Now I (i.e. my client) would like to tweak some wordpress-provided translations that live in ...
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HTML inside __() or _e() language translation string

What is the proper approach to building translation strings? For example, echo __( 'Hello ' . $first . ' you owe me money.' ); echo __( '<div><p>Top: ' . $t_margin . '</p>' . ...
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Do Child-Themes automatically load the Translation from the Parent-Theme?

Is it enough to just create a child-theme - let's say technically without adding anything else but the bare minimum style.css - to have the translation of the parent-theme being used automatically for ...
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How can I change the prev / next buttons text to Dutch?

If you look to this page everything is alright except the previous and next buttons text are in English. Does anyone know how I can make them display in Dutch? I already tried to change them but no ...
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mo / po translation files does not seem to work

I have a theme that was bought from themefuse and they say it supports localisation using a plugin called CodeStyling Localization However even though I make the necessary steps to translate strings ...
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Set parent theme language with custom .mo files

I am using Buttercream as my parent theme. I have translated the .mo file located in themes\buttercream\languages and saved it as nl_NL.mo and nl_NL.po. Now I want to display the parent theme in Dutch ...
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Translating plugin or locale file

I need to have custom translation for a single country and give people the option to select between it and english... is there a plugin to provide a alternate set of text for pages and posts? thanks
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Where is the right .mo file inside the language repository?

I need to translate my Wordpress in Italian. Following the instruction written on WordPress in Your Language, I've searched my .mo file inside the Language Repository but I've some problems. The ...
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Can't manage to make translate_user_role() work

I've been looking into wpse archives to solve my problem but I can't manage to do such a thing. I built this code : $args = array('fields' => 'all_with_meta'); $users = get_users($args); foreach ...
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English version of my site show french strings [closed]

This is a weird one : http://www.famille-labruyere.com/ is the french version of the site http://www.famille-labruyere.com/en/ is the english one The problem is that the english version show theme ...
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Renaming/translating “your profile” page

I need to rename/translate the "Your Profile" page. I've used the function below function pietergoosen_hoofskerm_vertaling( $translated ) { $words = array( 'Name' => 'Naam', ...
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setlocale for date

So I purchased a premium wordpress theme, but I can't get through its Polish localization - the dates outside the_time or the_date are displaying in English (default server's language). I read that I ...
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Google Language Translator - Manage Translation

I installed Google Language Translator wordpress plugin. How can I manage it's translation (https://translate.google.com/manager/website). I can manage the translation if not using a plugin, but ...
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How to translate placeholder?

I don't know how to translate text that I use as placeholder for my comment form. I have a function in my function.php file where is defined how comment form should look like. Here is example of that ...
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How to create a theme specific translation of buddypress? [closed]

Originally asked on the BuddyPress forums: For distribution purposes I would like to include my customized buddypress language files in my theme alongside my other language files. No matter what I ...
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Website in multiple Language

I want to make Sit in Wordpress in which I want to make content in ENglish and Gujrati Language . WHen Admin create a Page in English at that time Admin want to create content with Gujarati Language. ...
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How to get a localized version of WordPress from a repository?

I'm setting up my basic skeleton / boilerplate I want to use for all wordpress projects. I follow Mark Jaquiths approach and include WP as a submodule. He gets it from ...
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How to integrate get_post_time with date_i18n function?

I have date format and would like to translate to another language with date_i18n function how can I integrate with get_post_time here is my code : $time = get_post_time('F j, Y', ...
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Borrowing of Previously Translated Strings by Child Plugin

Gist: When writing an extension of a plugin, can the extension "borrow" the translations of the req'd parent plugin by using it's textdomain? Scenario: Let's say that there's a parent plugin, whose ...
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Creating a custom multilingual form

I need to create a special form for my website where users cand specify a series of data including some textfields, combo boxes and sliders (from 0 to 100). Also I need this form to be qTranslate ...
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How to use Yoast SEO backend in english even if WPLANG variable is not english?

I added this code to my functions.php file add_filter('locale', 'wpse27056_setLocale'); function wpse27056_setLocale($locale) { if ( is_admin() ) { return 'en_US'; } return ...
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translation does not work for 'Home'

Using the birdtips theme, translation of messages generally works, with some minor omissions. When I click on a page, a new line appears below the header image saying Home >> MyPage Now, ...
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month name translation

I use the birdtips theme and it formats the post date as $birdtips_posted = date(__('Y. F j.', 'birdtips'), strtotime(get_the_time("Y-m-d"))); where Y. F j. is already rewritten to reflect my ...
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Theme localization in WPML - .mo file error [closed]

We are creating a multi-lingual multi-site (on sub-domains/domain mapping) on Wordpress. We recently bought WPML Wordpress plugin and installed it on the basic language (English) version. Now we are ...
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Archive widget numbers translation?

I've translated my theme successfully. Yet, there are some part that I couldn't find out how to translate them. I've done a tutorial to Translate or convert WordPress date/time/comment number into my ...
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Theme Translation?

I've download a theme called Contango from Wordpress Themes Repository. The theme have a folder called "languagues" and have a file called "contango.po". I could open that file and do translation, but ...
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Does the textdomain have to be the theme's name?

Does a theme's text domain have to be the actual theme name? If you develop WP themes, couldn't you just use the same name (perhaps your business name) for all the theme's you develop, making it ...
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Translate wordpress plugin

Below is a small tutorial of translation from English To German. (You can change the it as your needs). in any plugin file, it has unique name in its header. /* Plugin Name: SampleTut ....... */ ...
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Translate Woosidebars plugin strings

I'm trying to translate Woosidebars strings in french using PoEdit but my french strings are never shown on the front-end. English strings are always displayed, even when I change the language (And I ...
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How to define theme translation file?

If I have WordPress installation in English, then I can define my theme translation file in the wp-config.php file with following: define('WPLANG', 'sv_SE'); But if I have WordPress installed in ...
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Should i use _n for pronouns in translation?

I use _x() now! I accepted the answer just because he understood right and was first. So don't get confused! $like_me_on = __('Like me on %s', 'my-plugin'); $like_us_on = __('Like us on %s', ...
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Overwrite textdomain of plugins by default - Lost Translation

Wordpress is awesome, but there is something that is driving me crazy. Whenever a plugin or a theme is updated, all files are deleted and replaced. So if I have custom code or a translation in one ...
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Transfer from English page to Arabic page

I have a button at the top of the website in header.php. That button should transfer me to the Arabic version of the page if I am on an English page. For example, on contact.html the button should ...
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WPML icl_register_string() throws fatal error but works [closed]

I'm helping someone with a custom plugin and they need it to be WPML compatible. Using the method from WPML I was able to register a string in WPML and output it on the other end. However, when the ...
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Wordpress translation loading english file

I am trying to translate a wordpress site but whatever I do the english file is always loaded. In functions.php I've set load_theme_textdomain('twentyeleven', get_template_directory() . ...
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Display Today's date outside the loop?

Is there any way to display the Today's date outside any loop/post using WordPress date/time function instead of using the PHP date() function? I'm using the PHP date() function but it does not ...
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What is the purpose of adding a .po file?

I added the below code to the function.php of a .po file and finished localization and edited the webconfig.php to add Arabic language but nothing happened. I want to know what should happen. Will the ...
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Using Variable in WordPress Translate Functions

From everything I've read, you should only translate text strings via the WP translation functions like _e() or __(). However, I need a way to translate content submitted via a form. Is there some ...
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Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
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Custom strings for translation using Polylang plugin

I'm using WP 3.5 and Polylang 0.9.8 plugin to make translations to different languages. All is good, and the plugin works fine, but now I'm facing a problem -- I need to translate custom strings, for ...
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variables in translatable text

I am adding a list of suggested plugins to my theme using TGM Plugin Activation - https://github.com/thomasgriffin/TGM-Plugin-Activation/ However, when I run theme check, about 40 or so ...
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How to make a WordPress plugin translation ready?

What is the best way create a plugin that is translation ready? It doesn't have to be translated from the beginning but it has to be easily translatable so fellow developers from different cultures ...