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How do I troubleshoot translation issues?

I am building a WP site using the Panoramica theme by CPOThemes, and so far most of it is working really well. However, not all translations work as they should (or at least not as I expect them to). ...
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Force Plugin to English Translation

Here's my thing: I'm using a plugin that has multilang capabilities. The point is that the language translation in my country lang is very bad and it makes more complex than simpler my work. :D. So ...
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Translation not working after editing plugin template

I'm building a website with Wordpress and I'm using the plugin Event Organiser. I changed the config file of Wordpress to use the nl_NL (Dutch) language. This all works fine, even for the plugin, ...
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Inconsistent translation on a WP site

I have a WP site that I installed with the French translation, as provided by Wordpress France, and which is quite accurate. I wanted to apply an English-only theme, which is not using the PO files, ...
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WooCommerce: Translation lost on AJAX call in Checkout page [closed]

I'm using WooCommerce for a site that I'm currently working on. And I'm creating it for a language other than English. I do the translations by means of the .po file. The issue that I'm encountering ...
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Using _e() on text inside video tags prints that text, instead of only showing when html5 <video> element is not supported

I'm creating a wordpress theme in which I'm creating a shortcode for a video. Part of the output of this shortcode is something like this: $result .= '<video class="fullWidth" width="auto" ...
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Should we localize custom-made themes / plugins?

Does anyone know how much do the localization functions from WordPress affect the speed of a website? Do you think it's worth replacing all strings with gettext inside a theme, even if it will only ...
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__(): What if I have to pass in a variable?

In the docs for the translate function __( $text, $domain ), it states that you must put the string directly in place of $text, that you cannot do something clever such as __( $my_text, 'text-domain' ...
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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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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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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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Why set a second parameter in the translate function?

The second parameter in the translate function is optional, but I always see people use it and some don't. So I want to know if I should use it or not and if yes, how I will use it later. I asking ...
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Translation for plugin

I modified a .po file, basically I opened as txt file and made the changes, however I uploaded it and is changes are not working. I wonder if I need an special software for doing and generate a new ...
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Removing translation textdomain

I am working on a plugin for myself, so, it's totally useless to load textdomain. But most of codes I copied from others are using the __(' ','') I copied the codes from several plugins. So, even if I ...
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How to translate month names in “Archives”

How can I modify month names in "Archives" in my blog? I would like to translate english month names into my mother tongue. I'm using the english version of wordpress 3.1.3
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Translating my custom theme, always translated version?

I have a custom theme which is in Dutch and now i am trying to translate the theme into english. For this i am using poedit, and converted some theme strings into _e('string-is-here') I save both ...
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WordPress Translation Issue

I tried to change text using the below code function ctxtlearn_gettext( $ctxttranslation, $ctxttext ) { $ctxttrans = array_values(changeTxt_setting('trans',true)); $ctxtdirty = false; ...
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Using wordpress translations strings in plugin

right now I'm building a helper plugin to make it easier for me to do simple tasks, such as registering post types. When doing this, i'd like to use some of wordpress base translations. Wordpress has ...
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Localization, escape html elements mid-sentence

I am trying to translate a few strings inside of a new plugin I'm about to release. I have a string set up like : <?php _e('The image <em>MUST</em> be less than <strong>500 ...
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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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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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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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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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WordPress For Urdu Language

Can I use WordPress for Urdu Language? I want entire site to be toggled-translated in Urdu Language with one click... Is it possible to do it with some plugin or do i have to write manual codes for ...
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How to translate “$before” with get text in get_the_term_list?

How can I make $before (Books:) a translateable string <?php echo get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'book', 'Books: ',', ', ' ', '' ); ?> with this method?: <?php the_content(__('Read ...
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Translated my theme (translation not showing up)

I read a lot about what is the optimal to translate your website (french and english in my case) I set up a Multi site where I created two site one french mywebsite.com/fr and one in english ...
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Easy way to update a single translation entry without having to translate

I'm using the "Featured Image" meta box which allows you to attach a secondary thumbail to a post. The title for this box is defined in the Wordpress codebase like so: __('Featured Image') Which ...
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Wordpress localization - gettext and git

We're about to start working on localization of a highly customized wordpress theme with over 200 php files. We're using git for version control. Are there any particular hints or warnings we should ...
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Translation with wordpress what does the process involve?

What's the process involved with translating content into the language of your own? Or multiple languages? I'm looking to create a website that requires various different language translations.
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How to use esc_attr__ with custom translation function?

I just made a built-in translation function to help users to translate their theme from theme options. Usually my functions works great as follow: <?php _e( 'No Comments', 'mytextdomain' ); ?> ...
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Translations does not work with .pot file

I've created a theme at underscores.me and it seems it is multi-language ready. There is a .pot file in the language folder, so I downloaded POEdit and translated the things in there (like Posted on, ...
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Programmatically choose language for translation

I have a multilanguage website (to do it I use both Polylang and Loco Translate). My problem is that I want to send an email to our users, but I don't know in which language to send it until I ...
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How to translate wordpress backend to another language

Is there any way to translate wordpress entire backend to another language that is not supported yet. ? I mean, my language is Sinhala (Sri Lanka) and sinhala is not yet included by default on ...
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translate the_title() with .po & .mo

i need to translate the_title(). I am using code: <?php _e(the_title()); ?> but not working ... any ideas ?
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Post types translation

I try to translate post types names (Post, Page and Attachment). I have the following code: function create_skip_post_types_box () { $post_types = get_post_types(array('public'=>true), ...
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Replacing strings within posts with the translatable string

I am working on a multi language website. Some posts have external resources for download. 'Download' string which is wrapped in a tag for download is in english across all languages. How can I wrap ...
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Translate arguments of a user added custom code [closed]

I needed to hardcode some extra code to a existing portfolio-template. Now there are two arguments which values need to be translated: <a href="/news/" class="hover-on"> <div ...
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WPML language tags (Qtranslate feature) [closed]

I for many years used qtranslate plugin for translating my wordpress websites, but for now I decided to use other plugin, called WPML. And now I'm struggled with one problem: I am missing one ...
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Change language for each website using multisite

I am using wordpress multisite and have three different sites setup; Default (English) German Japanese I've got all the sites working seperately which is fine. My theme has the .mo and .po files for ...
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Updating WordPress Theme/Plugin POT file without losing line numbers consistency

This is a recurrent problem I have when building WordPress Theme or Plugin: each new feature added to the code breaks the i18n files consistency. POT/PO files store the line number of the translated ...
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Translations not returning translated strings

I have the following function to display my comment form in my child theme function pietergoosen_comment_form_fields( $args = array(), $post_id = null ) { if ( null === $post_id ) ...
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Translation of theme using child theme

I have created a folder called “languages” in my child theme directory and added a: da_DK.po and a da_DK.mo file generated using POedit. I have created a functions.php file in my child theme ...
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Translate a theme with a PO file

I'm new to WordPress. two weeks ago I downloaded a theme for my Arabic language blog, and the theme is scripted in English but it contains a folder called languages/ and inside it has two files one is ...
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Is it possible to check is loaded language files correctly with WordPress plugin?

I have a plugin to be translated. I have done following tasks: 1. Loaded the TextDomain $my_td = 'mysignup'; function my_signup_textdomain_init() { load_plugin_textdomain( $my_td, false, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...