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Last updated by Matteo Canever 6 years, 5 months ago.

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February 5, 2013 at 7:29 pm #102202


Hello there,

I just installed WPML to test it out, and i added an arabic language to my english site. The issue now is that translated categories return page cannot be displayed, and i noticed that if i update the translated categories via wordpress admin panel, they work fine, and the original categories break instead.

My theme is Thesis 2, am using the latest version of WPML CMS + translation string. My permalinks are set to %postname%.html and i can not change that by any mean (will lose all my deep backlinks)
hidden link is currenly working,and the broken categories are at hidden link

any solution to this problem?

February 5, 2013 at 9:42 pm #102212


I found out the yoast SEO strip category base option was causing this issue, now i disabled the option and my categories url show as: hidden link.

Is there a WPML safe way to strip the category base from the URL?


February 6, 2013 at 7:50 am #102259


Languages: English (English ) German (Deutsch )

Hello Ahmed,

Try this: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/no-category-base-wpml/

Please note I am not sure whether this works with the latest version for WPML but you can try it out and update this thread with your feedback.

February 8, 2013 at 4:35 am #102749


Thanks! Seems to work perfectly!

February 8, 2013 at 9:32 am #102832


Languages: English (English ) German (Deutsch )

Wonderful! You are welcome 🙂

May 25, 2013 at 1:30 pm #130377

Matteo Canever

Thank you, I was struggling for 20 mn!!