Is there any way to change the "Help" tabs label? I speak about the top right tab to toggle the contextual help.

I'm looking to change "Help" label by "Documentation".

I work on WordPress 3.3 and 3.4 beta

Thanks for your advices

  • possible duplicate of Change the text on the Publish button
    – kaiser
    May 11, 2012 at 9:37
  • Well, it's not an exact dublicate, but it answers all get text related questions just well.
    – kaiser
    May 11, 2012 at 9:37
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    – brasofilo
    May 17, 2012 at 14:31

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Look at the source, there is no filter to alter the 'Help'. But it does translate the text so you can hook onto the gettext filter. Not the nicest of solutions (an alternative would be to use javascript) :

add_filter( 'gettext', 'wpse51861_change_help_text', 10, 2 );

function wpse51861_change_help_text( $translation, $text ) {

if ( $text == 'Help' )
    return __('Documentation','my-plug-text-domain');

return $translation;

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