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Problem: Does the Custom XML Configuration get lost during plugin or theme updates?

Solution: No, that data is stored in the database and not overwritten during updates to the theme or plugins.

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Last updated by Izzi Hassan 7 months, 3 weeks ago.

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October 8, 2019 at 8:18 am #4713095


I have one doubt about the code I added: when I update WPML plugin, this code will be deleted?
Thank you

October 8, 2019 at 8:22 am #4713103

Izzi Hassan

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Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)


Thank you for reaching out to WPML Support.

I created this ticket since the last one was already marked as resolved.

To clarify: Custom XML Configuration is not lost during plugin or theme updates.

You are also able to save the code in a XML file called wpml-config.xml which you can place in your child theme folder so that it is not lost when you update the main theme.

You can read more about WPML Configuration Files here:

Please let us know if you have any further questions or issues regarding XML Configuration.