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Problem: My footer is not translating to French when I am in French Page. - how to translate the footer or how to translate the widgets in the footer

Solution: Just use this feature: This will be easier and convenient.

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Last updated by leana-lynnO 7 months, 4 weeks ago.

Assigned support staff: Riffaz.

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September 29, 2019 at 9:55 pm #4661391


I am trying to: Translate footer

Link to a page where the issue can be seen: hidden link

I expected to see: French Footer

Instead, I got: English Footer

September 30, 2019 at 6:33 am #4662491


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Colombo (GMT+05:30)


Thank you for contacting WPML support.

So you are using widgets in your footer, right?
Just use this feature:
This will be easier and convenient.

No need to translate.
One widget for a language and another widget for the another language.
Pretty easy.

Let me know how it goes.


September 30, 2019 at 4:36 pm #4666583


My issue is resolved now. Thank you!