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Last updated by Lauren 5 months ago.

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September 19, 2019 at 4:03 pm #4607095



I don't understand which settings I should use for media translation (WPML->Settings->Media Translation).

I have only media files which should be available in all languages. I don't want to or need to translate any images. Post, page or product should have the same featured image (can this be synchronized?) and product images in all languages. Same goes for the media within content.

So which options should I choose? Do I even need Media Translation? If not, how can I disable it?

September 19, 2019 at 4:20 pm #4607321


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/New_York (GMT-05:00)

Thank you for contacting WPML support. I'll be happy to help you with this.

You only need the media translation add on if you are using different images for different languages. If you are using the same images, simply go to WPML -> Settings and scroll down to Media Translation. Here, check the boxes to duplicate the media and then click "Start" to sync the images to all languages.