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localization of theme and plugins to English (originally in another language)

We're about to start localizing a wordpress installation with a highly customized theme and several custom plugins. Unfortunately it is not gettext-ready, and also the original theme is not in ...
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Wordpress translator plugin: Google Webmaster's Tools shows hundreds of 404 not found errors. How to clean the mess?

I had Global Translator Wordpress plugin. It littered Google Search index with thousands of translated urls. Couple of months ago I removed the plugin and also the cached pages on the server. But ...
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changing languages using locale

I am trying to build a plugin to make my website available in 2 languages. I found out about the 'locale' filter, but i had a lot of trouble trying to use it. Here is what I did. I know it might not ...
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Understanding Wordpress Default Theme - twentyfifteen.1.4 >> Languages Folder

Understanding Wordpress Default Theme - Twentyfifteen.1.4 is the standardized theme designed by the wordpress people. in the language folder there is a template. just like we have .php extension or ...
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Is it possible to create another instance of theme localization file?

I'm using a theme that has a French language pot file fr_FR.po. That file is missing some phrases. I want to add the missing phrases via another .po file (in a child theme/plugin). I don't want to ...
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Translate a child theme with pure PHP and gettext

I'm trying to translate a child theme of a parent theme that has all msgstr empty. Therefore, I've created the file de_DE.mo using the "WordPress i18n tools" recommended in the docs together with ...
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translate_user_role doesn't work

I did dozens of tests, this is the code that I am tring to make work: $user = get_userdata($user_ID); /* WE NEED TO REMOVE BBP ROLES */ $roles = array(); global $wp_roles; foreach ...
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Proper way to use esc_html__ and esc_attr__ etc for escaping value for translation

From the articles on Codex, esc_attr_e is proper way to escaping value for translation. But from other articles, I read about sanitizing issue and security issue for some escaping code. For my code, I ...
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How to syntax Json output for translation?

Example I have this outputting decoded JSON $data and want to make contents translateable in wordpress. <?php echo $data['hair']['type'] )?> So in english this would output "Brown hair", but ...
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Localize strings from db

I'm using this method to translate strings in my template. The question is, what if some strings are dynamically loaded from the db? How can i translate them? I've been googling for days and even ...
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Issue with strtotime() and Meta Box date

Shouldn't this code display the date provided from the META BOX date picker input field according to the language chosen? Explanation: The Meta Box value that is coming in though rwmb_meta() is ...
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Change WordPress frontend language on link/cookie

I want to change the frontend language of my WordPress (single installation, no multisite) based on either a link the user clicks or an already present cookie. So I got the following language check ...
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Is placing translation files in subdirectory in wp-content/languages folder valid?

Some of the plugin uses textdomain like just the language (eg en_GB.po, it_IT.po, tr_TR.po etc..). If i put these files directly into wp-content/languages/plugins/ directory then some files will be ...
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How to correctly translate custom posts url rewrites?

I've got a custom post type 'product'. I've just added the rewrite option: 'rewrite' => array('slug'=>__('products','jungle'),'with_front'=> false) Fine. But I want mydomain.com/products ...
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Load custom language(.mo) file after admin selection option on theme options

I have different .po and .mo file on theme's language folder, I want to give facility to the site admin to select language file which are on the language folder from theme options making drop down of ...
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Multi Site Translate Strings

I've finally made it to setup a multisite. http://www.jeroenbrugman.com/ Now. There are some things I need to change. Like the button on the contact page. It says "Stuur bericht" on both my sites. ...
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I18n l10n of plugin does not show the translation

I tried to Internationalize I18n one of free plug-ins (after 7 hours of trial I decided to ask for help). But I'm not able to get translations displayed. What I did: inserted the definition of text ...
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Custom taxonomy name not being translated in post manager page

I'm having problems trying to display the proper translation for my taxonomy name, specifically in the post manager page. Where it should show the taxonomy's name translated to Spanish, it displays ...
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Poedit ASCII errors ( Wordpress )

I am trying to translate a wordpress theme to Arabic and I am totally new to the translation field. I followed the steps in this question and I added a new domain to my theme instead of hard coding ...
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Force translated language on front

I'm facing a really simple issue : We made a theme for a multisite wordpress (see here : http://www.agence-malttt.fr/) and translated it with Loco Translate for French. It's still showing English ...
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Translation for child theme

I built a child theme for adding ar translation, but I can't get it translated to Arabic. My functions.php: /** * Setup My Child Theme’s textdomain. * * Declare textdomain for this child theme. * ...
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Plugin Translation project not found

Today I go to our plugin page in WordPress.org and see the translation part under the support forum part. However, when I click to translate this plugin, it displays "Not found". I joined the ...
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When translating not all string are present in POedit

I've bought a theme few days back, i switched to the Slovak localization. Some of the strings were incorrect so i decided to fix them in poedit (never done that before) Most of the strings were ...
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Widget Title Translation

How would you translate this line in a widget? I can't seem to find a way to make it pass the theme check plugin: parent::__construct('recent-posts', __('Recent Posts'), $widget_ops); I have tried: ...
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WPML custom lenguage slug in permalink

With WPML tranlation plugin is possible to change language slug in permalink for something like this: change "mysite.com/en/" to "mysite.com/my-site-in-english/" change "mysite.com/es/" to ...
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What would cause the gettext filter to not work for a given text domain?

Inside of a plugin, I'm using the gettext filter to alter strings of a theme so that I don't have to copy the template files over to a child theme and edit them. Also, this isn't always possible since ...
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Is it possible to override a parent theme's translatable strings from within a child theme using a .mo file?

I have a theme that's properly setup for internationalization. I would like to override strings from the parent theme from within my child theme via a .mo file rather than copying over the template ...
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How can I see my theme's text domain?

Where can I discover my current theme's text domain for use with translation (GetText)?
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Can't change the language of theme

So I got rid of those errors before, now the last thing was to translate that Marvel theme for my wordpress site. Did it with poedit, grabbing the en_US translation from ...
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Translating a specific part (form) of NUVO theme (possibly a plugin)

Friend of mine asked me to help with his website, he already bought nuvo theme. there is a form for placing reservations witch is in english (I think its a plugin or something). I found the strings ...
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How to use an existing localization in a new plugin?

Is there any possibility to use an existing localization? For example: My plugin adds ,,First name'' field to the registration form: <p> <label for="wp_first_name"><?php _e('First ...
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Forgot pasword: Where to translate landing page

On the process to get a new password you go like: 1- press "forgot password" 2- enter your username email 3- get an email in your inbox with a link to reset a pasword 4- the link goes to a page ...
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Localising AJAX strings: gettext fails to translate when called in admin-ajax

I'm trying to solve a problem very similar to this one on WPSE: gettext-does-not-translate-when-called-in-ajax but my functions are in custom a plugin, and the solution suggested there isn't working ...
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Polylang string translation

I have a problem with the string translation, using a custom theme. In functions.php I added this: $products='מוצרים'; pll_register_string('מוצרים', $products,'controtec'); When I put ...
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WordPress 4.2.2: WPLANG vs Locale?

I am about to create a second language for a WordPress theme, using external .po / .mo files for all small sentences like "read more", "category archive", etc. The structure with www.mysite.com/de/ ...
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How to redirect to its default language when erasing the text after .com/de?

I have a wordpress site with Avada Theme installed 3.7.1 with qTranslate-X plugin. What I'm trying to achieve here is that I want to redirect the site once I erase the text 'de' after www.site.com/de ...
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Custom theme .mo translation file not working

I have a custom .mo file named ne_NP uploaded in the languages directory. Nepali language is enabled with qTranslate and define('WPLANG', 'ne_NP'); is in wp-config.php as well. Yet the theme ...
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Making a string translation ready (with some html in it) [duplicate]

A simple text string is made translation ready as: _e('Simple string','textdomain'); But how to make the string translation ready with some html in it, eg: simple string with a <a ...
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Translation in Core , Plugin and Theme Update

I'm curious about translations in update transient for Core , Plugin and Theme updates. I got this from _site_transient_update_core in wp_option table in this why translations array is always empty? ...
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customize theme's iLightbox shortcode

I am using the Themeco X theme and it comes prepackaged with the iLightbox. I want to customize the X shortcode to utilize iLightbox variables that are not 'included'. Themeco says that "1. You can ...
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Translate string to a other language than default or choosen one

How can I translate a string to a choosen language other than the default or the set language of the wordpress instance. For example I have german set as the default language, but I need a text ...
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Blank strings in localization .po files?

I was looking through Jetpack, Nextgen, and Wordpress plugins to get some examples of using localization. Oddly enough it seems quite common to have blank strings in some cases. For example, in ...
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Plugin translation not displaying

I have written a plugin to be translation-ready, and I have written a translation. As far as I can tell, the .mo files for the translation are loading correctly, yet the plugin is still displaying ...
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POEdit is not Translating My Theme

Try as I may, I can't get POEdit to work. I'm building a bespoke website for a client and they need it translating into Thai. I am using POEdit to generate the translations but it isn't working. ...
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Adding theme strings to .PO file

I'm trying to translate some strings in a WP theme I'm using, but apparently there are some differences in the PHP code. Here's an example: <?php echo apply_filters( 'jobboard_job_posted_text', ...
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WP internationalization not loaded

I have problem with loading internationalization in my admin page. For generating .po and .mo files I use Poedit. My plugin structure is simple: ├───plugins │ └───radni │ └───radni.php │ ...
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Adding a translation phrase to Wordpress Theme

I'm creating a custom Wordpress theme and I'm using exactly 3 phrases that I need to be translated according to the site language selected. I've digged a little bit through the Internet, but couldn't ...
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How can I translate a plugin's text?

I'd like to change some translatable text of a plugin I'm using, Buddypress Group Email Subscription. The text is: No Email (users will read this group on the web - good for any group - the default), ...
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How to translate menu items?

is there i way for menu to be translated when i choose website language? Can it be done without using a plugin? Does anyone have a solution to do it withot using the plugin? Thanks in advance
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WordPress not loading .mo via load_plugin_textdomain (Wordpress 3.9.3 and qtranslate Plus2.7.2)

Not sure why I have .mo installed it to wp-content/plugins/si-contact-form/si-contact-form-zh_TW.mo (Fast Secure Contact plugin) but load_plugin_textdomain('si-contact-form', false, ...