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Last updated by Vincenzo 6 months, 2 weeks ago.

Assigned support staff: Vincenzo.

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May 6, 2019 at 9:59 am #3746731


I am trying to: activate WPML

Link to a page where the issue can be seen: hidden link

I expected to see: working website

Instead, I got: white screen and below error from error_log

[06-May-2019 09:19:53 UTC] WordPress database error Table 'point265_wpsivu.wp_icl_languages' doesn't exist for query
english_name, AS native_name,
tag, AS display_name
FROM wp_icl_languages l
JOIN wp_icl_languages_translations nt
ON ( nt.language_code = l.code AND nt.display_language_code = l.code )
LEFT OUTER JOIN wp_icl_languages_translations lt ON l.code=lt.language_code
( lt.display_language_code = 'fi'
OR (lt.display_language_code = 'en'
FROM wp_icl_languages_translations ls
WHERE ls.language_code = l.code
AND ls.display_language_code = 'fi' ) ) )
GROUP BY l.code
ORDER BY english_name ASC made by require('wp-blog-header.php'), require_once('wp-load.php'), require_once('wp-config.php'), require_once('wp-settings.php'), do_action('plugins_loaded'), WP_Hook->do_action, WP_Hook->apply_filters, call_user_func_array, SitePress->init, do_action('wpml_loaded'), WP_Hook->do_action, WP_Hook->apply_filters, call_user_func_array, WPML_String_Translation->load, WPML_String_Translation->init_active_languages, SitePress->get_languages, WPML_Installation->refresh_active_lang_cache

May 6, 2019 at 11:29 am #3747663


Languages: English (English ) Italian (Italiano )

Timezone: Europe/Rome (GMT+01:00)

Hello, thank you for contacting WPML Support!

It seems like a WPML table is missing in the database, or there was an old WPML install on the site that was not uninstalled correctly.

If this is the case, try these steps:
❌ Before proceeding please make a database backup! ❌

- Open your database using PHPMyAdmin or a similar tool.
- Open the wp_options table
- Search for this option:


- Delete that option
- If you wish to remove the old WPML options saved in the database, search and delete the following option:


Please let me know if this solves the issue or if you need further help.

Thank you