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Last updated by Marcos Vinicios Barreto 1 month, 1 week ago.

Assigned support staff: Marcos Vinicios Barreto.

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April 28, 2021 at 3:19 pm #8645903

jonathanF-3

We are using ACF on a Custom Post Type.
Fields are showing in the original language, but not on the translated version.

The problem appeared after we installed ACFML. Here's a screencast of the problem: hidden link

April 29, 2021 at 7:03 pm #8657355

Marcos Vinicios Barreto
Supporter

Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Bahia (GMT-03:00)

Hello,

Thank you for contacting our support service. Actually it is expected when you have ACFML installed, those fields are intended to be translated using WPML Translation Editor and this way it should appear in your website frontend, but not in the WordPress Dashboard.

If you really want to have your fields appearing in your WordPress Dashboard post editing screen, then you need to make sure those fields group are also translated. I recommend you to review these instructions carefully https://wpml.org/documentation/related-projects/translate-sites-built-with-acf/#translating-acf-user-interface

Please, let me know if it helps, have a nice day.

May 6, 2021 at 12:59 am #8699009

jonathanF-3

Hi,

thanks for the reply.

ACFML changes quite a few things on our site. If we uninstall ACFML, is there a way to translate repeater fields?

May 6, 2021 at 5:36 pm #8707875

Marcos Vinicios Barreto
Supporter

Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Bahia (GMT-03:00)

Hello,

Thank you for the updates. In this case, the only option would be a manual translation, I mean you would need to edit the fields in both languages, as said before, the purpose of Advanced Custom Fields Multilingual is to enable you to translate your content using the WPML Translation Editor. So, basically you should:

1 - Follow these instructions to make your fields group availabled in the other languages: https://wpml.org/documentation/related-projects/translate-sites-built-with-acf/#translating-acf-user-interface

2 - Create your post content, add your desired fields and a translation for your post.

3 - Change to the secondary language using the top admin bar language switcher, you should see your fields group in the post editing screen, manually adjust your fields content according your needs.

Hope it helps, have a nice day.