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Last updated by nuriG 1 week, 6 days ago.

Assigned support staff: Bobby.

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October 3, 2019 at 8:20 pm #4691321

nuriG

In my site, I have a lot of plugins where I see "create a po file"

I don't understand what this means. Most of the plugins are even well know, which ready-made translations like WooCommerce.

What does it mean to create a PO file?

October 3, 2019 at 10:17 pm #4691607

Bobby
Supporter

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles (GMT-07:00)

Hello,

If you click on "create a .po file" then this will create automatically a .po file for you from that specific plugin.

When you export .po file, you can translate it using external software, e.g. PoEdit, and then upload the translation.

This may be helpful when you want someone to translate your strings but you don't want to give access to your website.

October 4, 2019 at 7:33 am #4693377

nuriG

Bobby,

So clicking on "create a po file" is useful ONLY if I want to export it for manual translations right? In my case, if I use only WPML I have no need to click on this button right?

THanks

October 4, 2019 at 4:44 pm #4697557

Bobby
Supporter

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles (GMT-07:00)

Hello,

That is correct.

October 4, 2019 at 5:09 pm #4697661

nuriG

My issue is resolved now. Thank you!