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How to translate a WordPress.org plugin?

WordPress.org launched recently a new translation mechanism via https://translate.wordpress.org/. What steps should I make to translate a plugin at wp.org plugin repository correctly? Can I remove ...
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Translating publish dates to Arabic

I need to translate post publish dates from English to Arabic. I uploaded the po file from this link, using WPML string translation: http://wpcentral.io/internationalization/ar/ The .po file has ...
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Prepare plugin options for multi-lingual support

I'm looking for a way to make my plugin's options available/translatable across a multi-lingual site. For example, several of my options are text strings that are then used on the front end. echo ...
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_e() function get text_string from function

Can I print the text sring to be translated from a function for example _e('echo text_function();', 'my_theme');
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How to add extra language packs to WordPress

I've got a multisite which I installed in Dutch. Therefore English and Dutch are available in the general settings tab. But I need to add German and French. I can't select any other language from the ...
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Use translated taxonomy labels in plugin

I'm writing a plugin that works with taxonomy terms. It has, among other things, the capability to create new terms. I'm going to suppose that if users have custom taxonomies, they have taken care of ...
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Activate Child Theme .mo and .po files

I am experiencing some problems while trying to use my dutch .mo and .po files for my child theme. I have added the following line to wp-config.php: define ('WPLANG', 'nl_NL'); After that I have ...
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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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Translating long texts with html formatting

I was wondering what is the best way to translate some longer texts with html formatting. There was a couple of solutions I came across, but did not know what would be the best one. Writing a couple ...
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How to translate __('') strings in admin

What would be the best plugin to use for translating website. Thing is - i installed one multilingual plugin, but it does not pick up strings from templates. For example - the template has stuff lke ...
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Translating a custom taxonomy

How do I go about translating custom taxonomy terms? I am essentially trying to allow authors to see the terms in English and let the subscribers see the terms in Spanish. I am not running a ...
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POMO_Reader->substr() call endless loop?

I'm experiencing a somewhat endless loop in the file mo.php /wp-includes/pomo/mo.php when loading the site's default text domain. The PHP error is: Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 ...
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Load plugins'.mo and .po files from a directory

What I'm trying to do is simple: I have so much WordPress plugins, and 3/4 of them aren't translated in my language, so I want and can translate them all without problems, but I would insert ...
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Translation for the plugin using redux framework does not work

I am working on a commercial plugin and i integrated redux in it and use it as my option panel, i am almost done with the plugin, i started to translate the plugin but the translation does not work, i ...
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Fixed values for same post translations

I was recently implementing a custom post type in WordPress, and added WPML so I could translate it's title & content. This post type (city) also has some custom metaboxes (metabox.io) like: ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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Translation update successful but apparently not

I was updating my multi site installation just minutes ago to WordPress 4.0. The dashboard keeps notifying me, of an available translation update. I updated it as well and it gave me a success ...
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Display 1 Post per taxonomy with polylang

I am trying to make a loop where I display all my taxonomies with the first post of every taxonomy. It's the taxonomy "customers" and I want to display every first portfolio-CPT of the customer. I ...
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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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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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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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Easy export/import of data for Translation

We have several WordPress sites that we're going to get translated, however after some research this doesn't seem like an easy task. Preferred scenario 1) Ability to export all strings from themes, ...
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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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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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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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How to translate a string that contains a WordPress sitename

currently I have this code: <?php _e( 'Follow ' . get_bloginfo( 'name' ) . ' on Facebook', 'yanse' ); ?> But I just get Follow to translate and it echoes "Seguir 'Site name' on Facebook"
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Why can I not use a class constant as text domain?

What makes Wordpress.org make an internationalization of a plugin approved? I've created my first plugin and here's the main code: ...
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Use WordPress default text domain for translating labels

I am wondering if there is a way to use the "default" text domain ("WordPress" or "default") to translate labels. E.g I have following code: // Register Custom Taxonomy function custom_taxonomy() { ...
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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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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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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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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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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 solve a translation function issue with no arguments and missing a text-domain?

I have a warning via WordPress Themecheck plugin WARNING : Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments As you can see, there is no arguments ...
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Translate custom order status through a filter?

I'm using this plugin to customize order statuses in Woocommerce: Woocommerce Order Status Manager In documentation it says I translate order status name using the following filter: ...
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Conflict with single and double quotes

This might be a very silly question but I am losing my hair over this.. So basically, I have the following line of code" 'Default' => '<img src="' . THEMEROOT . ...
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Plugin has no US english translation file

I'm trying to modify English translations for a The Events Calendar plugin but I'm not able to find the US English translation file. There is only British English. Please have a look: Can it be ...
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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 ...