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Last updated by Ricardo Alday 1 year, 8 months ago.

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September 8, 2018 at 3:30 pm #2716919



As I am checking with translation job tab and there I am getting a fatal error like( Fatal error: Only variables can be passed by reference in /var/www/html/traduality_new/wp-content/plugins/wpml-translation-management/res/js/listing/templates/listing-group-view.php on line 59 )

Could you please give me a solution? Because I am getting this issue in my production site. Please help me as soon as possible.

Thank you

September 10, 2018 at 3:10 pm #2720507

Lucas Bustamante


Can you please disable and remove the plugin "WPML Translation Management", download it again from, install it and try again?

Let me know how it goes.

Best regards,

September 11, 2018 at 5:18 am #2722517


What will happen to all my translated content if I do this? I've spent 3 months translating the whole site with WPML.

September 11, 2018 at 4:45 pm #2724673

Lucas Bustamante


You can re-install "WPML Translation Management" plugin without losing any translations.

If you're feeling insecure, I suggest you backup your database before you do so. You can backup it with the "Duplicator" plugin, for instance.

Let me know how it goes.

All the best,

September 14, 2018 at 3:48 pm #2736039


I have followed steps described by you and the first error is gone now but there is a new error now:

Fatal error: Only variables can be passed by reference in /var/www/html/traduality_new/wp-content/plugins/wpml-translation-management/res/js/listing/templates/listing-group-view.php on line 59

September 17, 2018 at 7:08 pm #2742361

Ricardo Alday


Lucas is not here this week so I'm taking over this ticket.
I would like to request temporary access (wp-admin and FTP) to your site to take a better look at the issue. It would be better to a testing site where the issue is replicated.

You will find the needed fields for this below the comment area when you log in to leave your next reply. The information you will enter is private which means only you and I can see and have access to it.

Maybe I'll need to replicate your site locally. For this, I’ll need to temporarily install a plugin called “Duplicator” on your site. This will allow me to create a copy of your site and your content. Once the problem is resolved I will delete the local site. Let me know if this is ok with you.


Please make a backup of site files and database before providing us access.

If you do not see the wp-admin/FTP fields this means your post & website login details will be made PUBLIC. DO NOT post your website details unless you see the required wp-admin/FTP fields. If you do not, please ask me to enable the private box. The private box looks like this:

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