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Questions tagged [translation]

Translation is the term used to describe the effort to make WordPress (with themes and plugins) available in languages other than English for people from different locales, who have different dialects and local preferences. The process involves two main topics: internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n).

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Child Theme Translations with PoEdit

What I'm doing I am translating a child theme and followed the instructions on https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/advanced-topics/child-themes/#internationalization. What I did so far Step 0 ...
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Months names not translating in Mikado event listing

I'm developing a website where I'm translating the site to Nederlands (België). The core is already set to that language but I had to translate the theme to that language which is almost done except ...
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trying to modify colormag-fr_FR.po

How can I modify a translation in colormag-fr_FR.po? In fact the translation of "breaking news" is "Récents" in french. I went in the above mentionned file and changed "Récent" for "A la Une". But ...
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Post excerpt doesn't translate to current language

I'm using WP Multilang v2.3.0 plugin to support translation of the content to English. Currently I have it configured for two languages, my primary and English. While I'm on the main site (index.php) ...
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I can't translate text in my plugin using a .mo file, load_plugin_textdomain() function is always false

I create a plugin just for testing /** * @package SurveyPlugin * @version 1.0 */ /* Plugin Name: Survey Plugin Plugin URI: http:marcogomesweb.com Description: This is survey Author: NodeLondon ...
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Custom translation of Month names

How do I customize the translation of the Month name strings in WordPress? example "January" be "Jan11" in all of website
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Transliterating search term in another language

I've been searching everywhere in order to find a way to transliterate a search term before initiating the search in a different language - greek in particular. So I would expect a term written in ...
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I am trying to retrieve my categories translated with Polylang to display articles by language

I am translating a carousel that allows to display different cooking items according to the language and according to the current category, it worked well (when I'm on a dessert item, my carousel ...
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How to translate timestamp?

This script comes with the theme I purchased that output "Published 3 days ago on Feb 21, 2019" on the article. However I couldn't get the "%s ago" translated, which includes variables of minute(s), ...
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Plugin translation not working on WordPress.org

I have been developed a new plugin and published on wordpress.org. I want to translate my plugin in French language. I created a .pot file and translate strings using poedit. After translation, I ...
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Is it best practice to use English as the base of a translation-ready theme?

If I make a theme and add hard-coded text using _e(), __(), esc_attr() and so on. Could I do this in polish (or whichever language) and then add English translation po/mo files with the other ...
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Qtranslate-X get raw post title value

How can I get a raw value of post title using Qtranslate-X plugin? I have 2 active languages - [:et] and [:ru] $posts = get_posts($args); if($posts){ foreach($posts as $post){ $title1 = ...
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how to link local pages with flags in submenu

we have 4 flags on our website in the submenu. two, german and english are leading to the internal translation (wpml) the other two (chinese and russian) are leding to external links (local copies of ...
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I dont know why my localization is not working

I am working on a Plugin for Wordpress and I'm not able to get the Internationalization working. Here is the GitHub Link: https://github.com/dev-nm/WP-StudioLink-Integration I used wppb.me as a ...
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Unknown language json files

Situation Since some version ago (currently running 5.0.3) some plugin updates generate translation files like wp-content/languages/de_DE-1aeac217128913231c1a10ae951869.json We use two systems, one ...
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Translations in source code

I have finished and deployed a WordPress site. Looking the source code inside browser tools, there are scripts embedded in the HTML code with all strings (original-translated) including all Gutenberg ...
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load_plugin_textdomain in `plugins_loaded` or `init`?

Which is the best/recommended way to hook load_plugin_textdomain within - plugins_loaded or init? and what are drawbacks using either.
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Why translations?

I wonder why my WordPress installation has frequent updates for all sorts of translations, as my webpage is in a single language only (German). Is there some way to uninstall languages/translations ...
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Gutenberg not all editor text translated

I just upgraded to wordpress 5.0 and not all text in Gutenberg is translated to my website's language German and stays in English. I already tried disabling all my plugins and switched to default ...
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Gtranslate function with custom menu

I am very newbie with WordPress and editing plugins. I have a custom menu (English, Chinese (Simplified)) using HTML that I want it to call the gtranslate function for each language but it seems like ...
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Change 'Categories' to 'Topics'

I'm trying to find a way of displaying 'Topics' rather than 'Categories' and so far not being very successful. I tried this: function translate_category($translated) { $translated = str_ireplace('...
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How to use my .mo file in the Divi child theme instead of file in a parent /builder directory?

I use Divi from elegantthemes.com there is a Lang folder in my parent wordpress theme; I added my own .mo file in the child-theme using load_theme_textdomain. but there is another file located in /...
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Should I change text-domain of TGM library inside theme?

I created a theme and I want to publish it in wordpress.org. I used TGM library to check to require plugins. but the Theme-check get bellow warning: Warning: More than one text-domain is being used ...
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WPML & Events Manager translatable fields after duplication

I have created a WordPress site with WPML and Events Manager together. I want to create events in a language and then translate it to my second one. That's easy but I can't seem to find where I change ...
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Replace text string on individual page

I am looking to replace a few text strings for only two specific pages on a wordpress site. It should not affect those strings on any other pages. I'd prefer to do this via adding some code to ...
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Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function _n

I am getting this error? Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function _n can this be fixed? how can the translation be done in this case? if( count($value) < $field['...
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Different translations for the same plugin inside a multisite

We have a multisite solution, inside this solution there are two WooCommerce shops. Both are in Dutch. The way they approach people is different so they want to use different translations. Hoe can ...
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Translate strings not recognised in plugin

I am trying to translate my plugin strings, but for some reason my plugin does not find the strings via the _e() and __() functions. My plugin directory is called test-plugin. My plugin /test-plugin/...
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How to get custom translations from child theme to be loaded?

I have a child theme that loads translations normaly but if i added custom translatable strings that doesn't exist into the parent, how to add these strings to the main po file or how to load it ...
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Change template copy with po/mo files

I just got my hands on a WordPress site and i'm trying to edit some words from a theme login template, so I went to cPanel to check how the theme templates handle the copy and I found the pt_PT.po ...
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Can't translate the post meta data (Date) in another language

I want to translate the post meta data (date) in chines language for example, September 13, 2017, should be translated as 2017年9月13. But my code gives it in English. Do you see any error? Please help. ...
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Translation ready code format for taxonomy

https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_taxonomy i have these doubts _x( 'Categories', 'taxonomy general name' ) does it make taxonomy general name a text domain? wont it resulting ...
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Change the language of domain from English to French WPML String Translation

Changed the language of the domain in French so now it takes strings and let's me edit the Original(English) string from WPML and not editing/changing the string directly in the template. But after I ...
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WooCommerce does not translate every string

So I have an issue with WooCommerce translation to German language - basically it does not translate every single string. I'm using a child theme of "Neighborhood" theme and we have a plugin Loco ...
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How to 'manually' load translations/test domain outside theme context?

So I need to build a pdf file starting from a php/html template (currently using mpdf library). So my-pdf-template.php file will never be shown on the website frontend, and sits on the main theme's ...
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Do i have make the content() also translation ready in theme?

I am trying to understand things needed to make theme translation ready.Things below are not clear for me Which content of theme are to made transnational? Are title,customposttype and content are be ...
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How to translate custom Divi module using POEDIT and Polylang [closed]

I am using Divi theme and Polylang plugin. I use Polylang to add Bosnian language (bs_BA). I know how to register strings for Polylang and translate them that way, but I can't manage to do plurals ...
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How to override default Wordpress core language file

I am experiencing a small problem and I have tried several solutions, but none of them has worked unfortunately. Perhaps somebody has a clue why :-) I am using the Syntax theme from Automattic which ...
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How can i merge the translations from one .po file into the source on another .po file?

I'm creating a survey in several different languages and so have two .po files, one has the questions and the other has the translations. I wanted to combine the files so the translations are copied ...
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Multiple text-domains per single plugin - admin and frontend

There is a plugin: In admin area it has about 300 various strings added via __('', 'my-textdomain'). Most of these are form labels, titles, etc. On "frontend" (which end user sees), there just 15 ...
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Wordpress different language footer text

I am new to WordPress, and I have a problem building my website. I use the Sydney theme and Polylang plugin for my multilanguage website. I have build a website in 4 different languages and now I ...
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Auto translate plugin text-domain [closed]

I'm searching for a plugin that automatically translate plugins. I don't want plugins like polylang or gtranslate, I don't want to have more than one language in my website(The website has only one ...
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ACF + WPML: How to translate date fields?

I'm trying to translate the month name outputted by an ACF date field. How do I get the Spanish versions of those month names? Here's an example of my code: $start_date = get_field('start_date'); $...
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How to deal with differently translated prepositions?

I'm maintaining a Wordpress site in both English and Portuguese. I'm using .po and .mo files. The site is related to elections. In English, you can always say "Candidates in {{state}}". In ...
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Fetch ID's associated with a custom post type when translated with WPML?

I've created a custom post type (roomtype). Now these roomtypes has post id 272 (single room in swedish) and 350 (double room in swedish) I've made it translatable (with WPML) and created in english. ...
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Wordpress Baskerville 2 translation

I don't understand how translation works in Wordpress. I made my first wordress using Baskerville 2 theme and I would like it to be translated in French. How does it work ?
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why is translation not working on theme?

Background I am using the theme Rookie from Sportpress. I created a child theme. Translation files are existing, especially german in my case. Wordpress is set to german language. The Problem ...
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How to Convert Date to Thai

The Thai text I want to end up with is: อาทิตย์ 03 มกราคม 2016 to อาทิตย์ ๐๓ มกราคม ๒๐๑๖ I don't think it should matter what language but in this case it is Thai. My function is: $strdate = ...
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Conditionally change Wordpress core language

I need to change the wordpress language conditionally. So I use the code: //Change Site Locale function wpsx89972_redefine_locale($locale) { if .....my condition exists... { $locale = 'en_US'; } ...
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Is is safe to edit language files from wp-content/languages/plugins/woocommerce-ro_RO?

Is is safe to edit language files from wp-content/languages/plugins/woocommerce-ro_RO.mo(.po) ? I'm asking this because I don't want them to be overriden on plugin update. Sorry if dumb question.