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How to debug failed load_theme_textdomain()?

I made my theme ready for translation. My text domain is my_theme and my .po and .mo (de_DE.po and de_DE.mo) files are located in a subfolder languages in my themes folder. In my functions.php I ...
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Getting translated string through a variable

I am translating a website into different languages, and I have the following problem: Through the backend, user can select via a dropdown, a value (text string) from a list of 50 options. This ...
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How to be able to translate literals with WMPL? [on hold]

Lets say I have this in the footer.php <?php _e('cookies-bar-text','brand-viajes'); ?> But when I search for the literal in the WPML literals translation: ( it's in spanish but the no ...
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Override default WordPress core translation

WordPress is set to Dutch language. When I use get_the_archive_title() my theme correctly outputs "Categorie: Category-name" on a category archive page. However I'd like that to read "Sectie: ...
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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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Translate content, not instance, per-post

TL;DR: I'm looking for a way to translate only the content of a specific post in another language, not everything around said post (such as the 'meta' and the 'search' field like this solution seems ...
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Localization / textdomain is slow and chaotic

My theme has a lot of templates. Most of them contain messages in the usual way: echo __('This is the message','mytextdomain') This has several disadvantages. For instance, if I want to change the ...
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generating po mo translating files from scratch in a wordpress theme

Maybe I'm missing something here but I really can't find any answer to my question around the web. I am creating a new wordpress theme from scratch (literally from scratch) and would like to create ...
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Changing site language without loosing permalink settings

This is the situation: I just built e - commerce site based on wordpress, using woocommerce plugin, and all this time I was building it on English (US) settings set from dashboard. Then after all I ...
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Theme doesn't load localization files

I create translation into Czech but I have a problem with setting up this language with the theme Blogon: I created translation. Then I copied the cs_CZ.po and the cs_CZ.mo files into to ...
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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 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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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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Set language per post

I have a bi-lingual blog with English as the main language and Arabic. Currently I use the post "Custom Field" to indicate that the post is Arabic and I use that in my child theme to change the ...
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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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Make a custom theme translate-ready

I created a my own theme, now I wish to make it translatable. I made two files: theme.pot msgid "know_more" msgstr "Vuoi saperne di più?" it_IT.po msgid "know_more" msgstr "Vuoi saperne di più?" ...
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How to create .pot files with POedit?

I've spent hours today on what seemed like something really simple, which is to create a .pot file for a Wordpress theme that I'm creating. I've read the Smashing Magazine article, the Tutsplus ...
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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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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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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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WOO-Commerce translation | Tried it all [closed]

Hope anyone can help me with this problem. I installed WOO-Commerce all great and I set up the language to Dutch ... But as you can see there are still a lot of small things still not adjusted to ...
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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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String tranlation with or without po file

I want to update some translation in it seems all translation are save in *.po file I update that file yet no update appear in website , can you help how can I make updates Thanks
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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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Error in theme check “ Found a translation function…”

I have used underscores to create a unique theme. I am getting theme errors (as identified by the WP Theme Check plugin) as follows: WARNING: Found a translation function that is missing a ...
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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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Translating plugin inside the theme [closed]

I've developped a WordPress Business theme and I use it to sell websites to local businesses. Everything works like a charm. But. One thing doesn't. I've included the Redux plugin into my theme. ...
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How to load theme textdomain from plugin?

I built a simple localization plugin to suit some specifications needed by my orgnanization. For each language there is a single .mo file that contains both the theme translations as the page content ...
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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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Translating a pager string

Most of Wordpress function found in themes look like this: <?php echo get_next_posts_link( 'Older posts', $the_query->max_num_pages ); // display older posts link ?> <?php echo ...
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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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Do you need to escape hard coded plain text?

I started playing with the Underscores starter theme and noticed it uses esc_html_e() even on plain text: <a class="skip-link" href="#content"><?php esc_html_e( 'Skip to content', '_s' ); ...
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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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__(): 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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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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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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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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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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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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Translating a word with locotranslate, but wordpress does display another by default

I use wpadverts plugin and Loco translate to translate the plugin. I'm trying to translate from English to French the "Email" word to "Email" :D. When I translate the word in LocoTranslate plugin, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...