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Last updated by Mateus Getulio 2 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Mateus Getulio.

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July 20, 2021 at 8:21 pm #9239891


Tell us what you are trying to do? 1. I am trying to change/translate the text in the attached images from English to Norwegian.
2. Since downloading and using WPML, at some point all my sites URL got "/?lang=en" at the end of the URL, for example hidden link

Is there any documentation that you are following? Not sure what that means. I tried troubleshooting online for a while and used WP support, but they couldnt help

Is there a similar example that we can see? No

What is the link to your site? hidden link

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July 21, 2021 at 7:37 pm #9247777

Mateus Getulio

Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Sao_Paulo (GMT-03:00)

Hello there,

Thanks for contacting our forum. I'll be happy to assist you with this!

About the second issue, you can change your Language URL format in WPML -> Languages -> Language URL format. However, if it doesn't work, due to our support policy of having one issue per ticket, I'll have to open another topic for this problem. This is necessary in order to avoid mixing a lot of questions in the same ticket.

Now, regarding the first and main issue of the topic, can you please do the following procedure to try to locate the strings of the mentioned pages?

- Please go to WPML -> Theme and plugins localization
- Select all plugins in the list and click on "Scan selected plugins for strings"
- When that finishes, select your theme in the other list and click on "Scan selected themes for strings"
- Now go to WPML -> String Translation and search for the items you couldn't find to translate and see if they will display now

If that doesn't work, please try to enable the option "Look for strings while pages are rendered" in WPML -> String Translation. Then visit the pages in which the string is located and go back to the String Translation, refresh the page, and check if you'll be able to locate the string now. (Please don't forget to uncheck the option "Look for strings while pages are rendered" once you're done).

Another attempt is to search for the string in the "Translate texts in admin screens" section of String Translation. To do that, please follow these instructions:

- Go to WPML -> String Translation and click on "Translate texts in admin screens" at the bottom of the page
- Search for the item you can't translate
- Select that string and include it in the String Translation
- Go to WPML -> String Translation and search now for that item and see if it will display now for translation

Please try out these resolutions and let us know how you proceed with them. We're looking forward to your reply.

Best regards,