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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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 call either page name as the nav link or navigation title?

I bascially need to just be able to show the polish translated menu or the english menu. The best way I can think of it is: if($languageCookie=='polish'){ wp_nav_menu(use the navigation label ...
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WP-e-commerce (getshopped) Hebrew language files - where can I get them? [closed]

I’m working on a dual language website (english+hebrew) the website uses wpml+wpec. I’m looking for the hebrew language files (mo/po) – where can i get them?
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What is a Theme textdomain?

I've found that any WordPress theme uses this functions, but I don't understand what is the purpose of it and what is it, in this case 'themify'? Here are some examples in Themify functions.php: 1). ...
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Translate custom template with WPML

I have custom template that is used by ClassiPress and it is working fine on default language, but when I enter the page language selector won't work since it's not translated. How can I translate ...
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How to use get_option() without any filter?

I'm using the newest WordPress 3.3.1 and newest qTranslate 2.5.27. I have made some an AJAX script which returns a value and message in the current language. Here I get my first problem, I solve it ...
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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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Problem with Language translation

I working with a theme that supports langauge settings. I've changed the setting in WP-Config to: define('WPLANG', 'es_ES'); The theme I'm using did not provide the es_ES.po or es_ES.mo files so I ...
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How to i18n text coming from the db or from an external source

I'm writing a plugin and i wanted to i18n correctly text which i'm storing in the db or in an external file. How should i do that?As of now we are generating pot files with wordpress and so all the ...
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How do I translate this string - PHP syntax question

I need some help on how to correctly format this code snippet for translation: <?php next_post_link( '%link', __( '<span class="meta-nav">←</span> Nästa nyhet') ); ?> I've used ...
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What is the purpose of an extra file for translation?

What code is required to put in functions.php in order to make the theme translation ready? The TwentyEleven theme has only following line: load_theme_textdomain( 'twentyeleven', ...
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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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Internationalization and functions that use it

I'm building a new design into WP and so technically it is a theme, however it is only a design for one site and won't be a theme anyone can use and hence I don't want to bother with ...
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Internationalize / translate custom post types & taxonomies

I've created custom post type and taxonomy via generator, but not quite sure how to make it translatable. Google doesn't help in this. I have no idea where to put text-domain here and things what I've ...
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Titles in my sidebar widget appear in all languages - with qtranslate

So here's my code, using the qTranslate plugin: query_posts(array('post_type' => 'uk_blog', 'numberposts' => 2)); $i = 0; while(have_posts()): the_post($post);?> <div class="...
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Translate Navigation Menu & Sidebar Widget Titles

Is there any plugin to translate navigation menu & sidebar widget titles ?
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Gettext details

I've got a few gettext() questions that are not covered anywhere in WordPress Codex but I think they are important. __('string') in THEME should be used for strings that are likely to be present also ...
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I'm looking for a visual composer / builder plugin that supports RTL

i'm looking for a plugin that enables building pages in a visual drag & rop interface, these plugins are getting better and gaining popularity - there's several plugins in this category such as wp-...
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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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Change language by clicking a button

The goal is to offer a button/select drop-down or similar to switch the public interface1) language on the fly. What I'm searching for Plugin or Theme Code... ... or Ideas Using a work-around with ...
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Obtain a list of available translations

In answering this question: Change language by clicking a button. It was necessary to obtain a list of languages for which translations were available (i.e. their po/mo files were present in wp-...
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WPML - how to translate user profile fields with icl_t()? [closed]

Existing code somewhere in a template or shortcode handler, display user profile biography: <?php if ( $user ) : $bio = get_the_author_meta( 'description', $user->ID ); ?> <div class="...
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how to translate countries output from wp database?

i have a list of countries in french stored in my database (wp_country). i use the code above to retrieve all the countries witth this ecohing echo '"' . $country['name_country'] . '",'; it outputs ...
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Internationalize plugin so strings can be translated in WPML [closed]

A third party developer made a text widget with title, body and thumbnail. This accompany widget plugin has not been internationalized and therefore the strings do not appear in WPML's string ...
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How to translate “$before” with get text in get_the_term_list?

How can I make $before (Books:) a translateable string <?php echo get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'book', 'Books: ',', ', ' ', '' ); ?> with this method?: <?php the_content(__('Read more.....
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How to save a translation of a plugin in “CodeStyling Localization”?

Hi I was translating one of my plugins in "CodeStyling Localization". when I update my plugin my translation erased. Is there anyway to find it ? And How can I backup my translation (I don't want to ...
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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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Translated my theme (translation not showing up)

I read a lot about what is the optimal to translate your website (french and english in my case) I set up a Multi site where I created two site one french mywebsite.com/fr and one in english ...
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How to concatenate inside the _e() function the right way?

I'm trying to create a function for the title inside my functions.php, I'm having a problem with the search title part where I have to concatenate here's the part with issues: elseif (is_search()) { ...
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qTranslate 2.5.28 and WordPress 3.3.1 issues [closed]

Anybody knows how to solve the issues in qTranslate 2.5.28 with WordPress 3.3.1? http://www.qianqin.de/qtranslate/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3045 http://www.qianqin.de/qtranslate/forum/viewtopic....
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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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How to install a translation for a WP plugin?

So I installed this plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-email/ I need a Spanish translation. There is a link that takes you to a list of translation files: http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/...
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How do I translate: “2 hours and 15 minutes”?

I want to translate the generic phrase "x hours and y mintues". Of course, if it's only one hour, it should say "1 hour and y mintutes". The same goes for minutes, "x hours and 1 minute." I know _n(...
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Dealing with variables with gettext function

I've found tweaking some of the text in WordPress to be pretty easy by adding in the following function (in lieu of using a separate plugin): add_filter( 'gettext', 'of_site_translations', 9999, 2 ); ...
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Widget translation on my plugin

I am adding i18n to the widget on List Category Posts. I've correctly created the pot file, and po and mo files for Spanish and English. All of the Strings are being displayed with _e() on the form ...
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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 English....
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Easy way to update a single translation entry without having to translate

I'm using the "Featured Image" meta box which allows you to attach a secondary thumbail to a post. The title for this box is defined in the Wordpress codebase like so: __('Featured Image') Which ...
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Wordpress localization - gettext and git

We're about to start working on localization of a highly customized wordpress theme with over 200 php files. We're using git for version control. Are there any particular hints or warnings we should ...
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Translation with wordpress what does the process involve?

What's the process involved with translating content into the language of your own? Or multiple languages? I'm looking to create a website that requires various different language translations.
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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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The effect of x() family of functions

So I know that _x() and it's wrappers allow a developer to specify the context of a translated string. I'm pretty clear on "how" to use this function as well as "why" it should be used. I am wondering ...
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Suggestions for i18n plugin [closed]

Could you please suggest me good plugins (that you have used) for translating a WordPress website? It should be wonderful if you can add as well a pros and cons list with your suggestion. Thanks in ...
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pass object/JSON to wp_localize_script

I've got a working piece of javascript that contains an object literal. But I need to localize it, and I'm ytrying to figure out how to rewrite it so that I can get wp_localize_script() to accet it, ...
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Plugin Localization

i've just built my first plugin for wp, and even if it's not a great "code poetry" ;) it works as it should. It's a plugin that transform the default wp gallery using the GalleryView 3.0 jquery plugin ...
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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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