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|February 7, 2019 at 3:47 am #3168532|
Hi, here is the site I'm working on right now:
Access information to view the site:
Three issues I'm encountering right now:
1 - LINK REDIRECTS
If you click on the top right branch on the nav bar, instead of redirecting to the normal homepage, it redirects to the Arabic homepage, which doesn't exist yet and show blank content:
How do I switch this?
What I would prefer: have it link directly to the default (English) version of the page if a user clicks on that link, rather than redirecting to the Arabic version.
2: DOUBLE CONTENT
Any idea why that is happening?
3: GENERAL ADVICE
|February 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm #3170947|
Languages: English (English ) Spanish (Español ) German (Deutsch )
Timezone: America/Lima (GMT-05:00)
Thank you for contacting WPML Support.
Please take note that pages that are translated for the first time with WPML and have not been translated to 100% will not show up on frontend. This must be the reason for the 404 errors.
I would kindly advise you to use the WPML Translation Editor to not only make sure that a page is translated to 100% but also to maintain compatibility when using page builders.
You explained that you have set posts and pages to "Translatable - use translation if available or fallback to default language". In this case a click on untranslated content on your Arabic site should forward the customer to the English content instead, as long it exists.
You might further create your Arabic homepage as a duplicate of your English homepage. This way you will make sure that there will be a homepage available in the meantime.
Please read the following documentation:
In case you do not have translations available for some pages and posts you might also have the option to hide the language in the meantime. You will find this option at WPML -> Languages -> Hide language. This way the content for this language will not be visible on frontend.
Regarding the duplicated content on your translated pages I am deducing that we handle here with a theme issue. Please make sure to update your current theme to its latest version to see if the issue persist.
To help you faster, I've enabled debug information for this support ticket. Please see this link for how to get this information from your site and give it to us:
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