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Last updated by danielD-8 2 years, 9 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Amit.

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June 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm #2441636


Hi everyone,

We thought it will be a good idea to remove media duplications when translating content, we had valid reasons and we put a lot of work into it but it turns out that we were wrong.

In the last couple of weeks, since releasing WPML 4.0 we have read your feedback and learned that media duplication was actually the most straightforward way to translate content containing attachments.

WPML 4.0.4 coming very soon brings back media duplications and it should resolve many of the issues some of you reported with WPML 4.0.

Please try out WPML 4.0.4-b.2 beta version and leave us feedback here. You can download it from your downloads page or from the Plugins commercial tab in your WordPress admin.

** as any beta version - this one is not intended to be used on production sites and in any way have a fully working backup of your site before using it.


June 29, 2018 at 7:53 am #2443442


Hello! Any timeline on 4.0.4 release? Without media duplication a project i have to deliver is unworkable. Could you please drop all other changes planned for 4.0.4 and release it ASAP with just media duplication?

June 29, 2018 at 8:06 am #2443496


I'm trying to setup the wpml media for copy my realty image in all the translation when i press duplicate.
The very strange things is that i've setup wpml to copy all the image in the tranlasion but when i push override with the original languages, only one ( i have many) is copied.
i can't undestand why.

June 29, 2018 at 8:33 am #2443562


@ vladM-4 - we are only focusing on that change for 4.0.4, we just need to test and see it all works as expected, the timeline is for early next week hopefully Monday - we'll be working over the weekend to meet that schedule.

@ fabioc-38 - can you please explain in a step by step way what you are trying to do? I did not fully understand your description, sorry.

June 29, 2018 at 8:53 am #2443847


Here's to a lucrative weekend and a happy monday, then! 🙂 Thanks for the reply!

June 29, 2018 at 9:06 am #2444211


yes sure.
0) setup wpml to copy the image on translation
1)On the main language, I add the picture to my post.
2)save the post in the main languages
3)click on duplicate the post in english, than override with the original language
4)i have only one picture in the duplicated post, not all.

June 29, 2018 at 9:29 am #2444544


@ fabioc-38 - are you sure you are using our latest BETA version?

June 29, 2018 at 9:32 am #2444570


I can't, i'm in production and i'm working with a tons of plugin so if i will have a problem could be a drama :-\

June 29, 2018 at 9:50 am #2444771


I'm using Beta 2 version and still have these issues:

June 29, 2018 at 12:23 pm #2445645


@ fabioc-38 - this issue is resolved in beta, I hope on Monday we have a stable version.

June 29, 2018 at 12:25 pm #2445652


@magdalenam-4 - I can see Noman found for you a solution already, to do with a conflicting plugin

July 2, 2018 at 9:14 am #2452689


Hi, I just updated all plugins (WPML to 4.0.4) and, for the site, in the backend I see the message that the installation of Media Translation is almost completed. Clicking on th link just brings me to the new UI. I cannot get rid of this message.

July 2, 2018 at 10:04 am #2452916


micheleB-16 - thanks - can you please add a screenshot of what you see?

July 2, 2018 at 10:08 am #2452949


@all - WPML 4.0.4 release is published, thanks for your patience, I hope it resolves all issues related.

July 2, 2018 at 10:10 am #2452960


Amit, here you go.

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