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How to get menu strings, categories and tags into po file for translation

I'm prepping my theme for translation. I've added the following line to my functions.php, and added the text domain within my theme files. <?php /*** LOAD THEME TEXTDOMAIN ***/ ...
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How to translate get_intermediate_image_sizes?

I use the following code to get image sizes: public function getImageSizes(){ global $_wp_additional_image_sizes; $sizes = array(); foreach(get_intermediate_image_sizes() as ...
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When to use _e and __ for the translation?

What is difference between _e() and __() functions for the translation? In what cases e() and __ ()should be used?
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Translating dynamic strings

In my form I have a dropdown. I'm getting the values and labels of the dropdown dynamically from SugarCRM via it's rest API. I would need to translate these strings. I tried to pass the dynamic ...
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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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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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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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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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Partially translated dashboard in one of network's site

I have multisite WordPress installation with default language for all new sites set to English. For one of my sites I wanted to add support for different (Polish) language. I copied all Polish *.mo ...
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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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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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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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Wordpress Theme .mo-file won't load

I am developing a theme that implements multiple languages. I have a few strings that will have to be translated in the theme itself. I would like to use a .po and .mo file. For some reason, when I ...
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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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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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Best location for theme translation files

I usually store language files in /languages folder that is located in theme folder and it's also recommended location by WordPress as well. However, it still doesn't look like the best solution ...
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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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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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Where do I find (free) fully-internationalized themes? [closed]

I'm trying to find a theme which is fully internationalized. I've perused the list of translation-ready themes in the theme gallery, but each one seems to be missing some little detail here and there. ...
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Return Value of load_plugin_textdomain

Good Day, I'm trying to translate my plugin but it doesn't seems to work. I read that I should check the return value of "load_plugin_textdomain" to see if it's false (meaning it doesn't find my ...
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WordPress Translations

I've just recently learned about .po and .mo files in WordPress Themes. My question is, are these files supposed to be used to translate page and post content or just the WordPress backend along with ...
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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 ...