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Last updated by Bobby 11 months, 3 weeks ago.

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March 4, 2019 at 1:24 pm #3268863


Tell us what you are trying to do? we created a website in English and payment in Euro only for Ireland(included in the language switcher) by duplicating the default english site( pay in £). does this affect the speed performance of the website? if it does, how can we convert the Ireland site so it will fallback to the default site which is in English, also.

Is there any documentation that you are following? none

Is there a similar example that we can see?

What is the link to your site?

March 5, 2019 at 7:07 pm #3275814


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles (GMT-08:00)

In terms of performance of course not actually duplicating the page and just "displaying it as a duplicate" by simply falling back on the default language will be better as there isnt really a page or post created.

If you wish to take advantage of this feature , you would need to delete the current duplicates.

ex. Go to Pages-> lets say your duplicates are under the secondary language for "French" as an example, switch to French and delete just the duplicates (make sure to empty the trash afterwards) -> Go to WPML->Settings -> Post Types Translation-> Pages/Post and select "....Translatable if translations exist- if not fall back on default language.."

NOTE : please make sure to not delete any pages/posts that have translated content as that option does not translate your content it simply just displays your default language content.

NOTE2 : i suggest testing this workflow with one or two pages/posts/ etc and then verifying it works as expected before applying it to all

let me know your results please

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