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I can't register WPML. It tells me "invalid site key".


The client generated a new site key for "" while his website's link was "" ("https://" was missing) so just creating a new key with the correct complete link made things work.

Relevant Documentation:

This topic contains 4 replies, has 3 voices.

Last updated by samanthaB-6 1 year ago.

Assigned support staff: Mihai Apetrei.

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September 26, 2018 at 4:16 am #2765932


Tell us what you are trying to do?
put a new site key to a registered site, but cannot validate the key

Is there any documentation that you are following?

Is there a similar example that we can see?
have no idea

What is the link to your site?
hidden link

September 26, 2018 at 8:37 am #2766478

Mihai Apetrei

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Europe/Bucharest (GMT+03:00)

Hi and thank you for contacting WPML Support!

I will be happy to help you with this.

Please follow the next steps:

1. Go to your account once again (
2. Click "Add new site"
3. Use this link: hidden link
4. Click "Add"
5. Now copy-paste the new key that's generated and try adding it on your site's backend

Please let me know if this worked for you.

September 26, 2018 at 4:16 pm #2768072


Hi, Thanks for helping me... already follow your instructions and it's working.
But now I have another issue with the update WPML to the latest version.

see attached file

September 26, 2018 at 7:13 pm #2768461

Mihai Apetrei

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Europe/Bucharest (GMT+03:00)

Hi there, I'm glad to hear that the issue is solved.

As the original issue is resolved may I kindly ask you to please open a new ticket for your additional question?

This will help other users with similar problems to find solutions when searching the forum.

Kind regards,


October 22, 2018 at 1:17 pm #2838190


I need help with this issue too.