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Problem:We detected that the product_type field was set incorrectly for some product translations. This happened because the product_type taxonomy was translated. You can fix this in the WooCommerce Multilingual troubleshooting page

Solution:use FTP to go to your theme, then find the wpml-config.xml file and edit it.

You will need to find


once you do please remove that and save.

Once you go back to your dashboard you will need to clear your browsers cache and the notification will be removed. (check with incognito window)

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Last updated by Philippe 5 years, 1 month ago.

Assigned support staff: Bobby.

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December 23, 2016 at 2:36 am #1167118


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This issue usually happens when before installing WooCommerce Multilingual, if you have changed the options for the taxonomy options for WooCommerce and set them.

So removing that line will allow us now to deactivate the option.

December 23, 2016 at 2:17 pm #1167558


Hello Bobby,

Thank you sooooo much! Yes, it works!