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Last updated by Bruno 8 years, 5 months ago.

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June 24, 2013 at 6:46 pm #138564



I'm currently having problems with the WPML and it is really urgent that I can get a sense of the problem as my client is really mad that the website has went down and unable to view categories.

Currently I have two plugins that is working with WPML and it all worked until this morning. The two plugins are Woocommerce and Event Calendar.

First I go permalink and set the permalink to /%postname%/ and then from the backend CMS when I click on the default English version of the categories for the events or woocommerce product categories it works. Then when I go to the categories in different language and click view on the categories it gives me a page not found. If i go back to the English version of the page categories view it gives me a page not found until I refresh the peramlink page back to /%postname%/ then I would be able to see the English Version.

Really need some help on it as I do not know what happened. Thanks!

I'm currently using WordPress:

The Events Calendar Version 2.0.10
Woocommerce 2.0.10
Woocommerce Multilingual 2.3.1
WPML Multilingual CNS 2.7.1
WPML String Translation 1.7
WMP Translation Management 1.6
Wordpress 3.5.1

June 24, 2013 at 7:10 pm #138570


Dear Timothy,

Have you tried another WPML URL format? Please click WPML > Languages​​ > Language URL format. Please could you tell me what is the URL of your site?

Please change the format and make sure it is working. Please let me know if this helps.


June 24, 2013 at 7:15 pm #138571


I currently have this selected.

Different languages in directories (hidden link - English, hidden link - Chinese (Simplified), etc.)

June 24, 2013 at 7:19 pm #138572


I changed it so it is using ?lang=zh-hans and it works.

The pages language changes work the only page that doesn't work is the categories. It has even affected the English version of View Categories Page unless I change the permalink from the wordpress settings.

Timothy Wong

June 25, 2013 at 4:44 am #138632


These pages used to work:
hidden link
hidden link

hidden link

Any ideas?

June 25, 2013 at 5:41 am #138642


I followed the following link:

Harshad suggesting adding the following to the theme function:
function remove_rewrite(){

This actually helps preventing me to refresh the permalink pages however, I am still having troubles with accessing the category section pages in different languages.

June 25, 2013 at 8:46 pm #139002


Dear Timothy,

Please use the suppress_filters to try to solve this problem. I noticed that your version of WPML is a bit old. Please update it to the latest version 2.8.2.



Please let me know if this works.

Thank you.

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