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Last updated by Bobby 11 months, 4 weeks ago.

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June 10, 2019 at 8:43 pm #3990289


Tell us what you are trying to do?
Hi, I bought a WPML compatible theme on themeforest and I have a problem when I install the String Translation plugin.

i have a message (cf attachment)

What is the link to your site?
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could you help me please. sorry my english is very bad because i'm french.

best regards.


June 10, 2019 at 8:50 pm #3990367


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles (GMT-07:00)

Hi There,

This error will usually surface if there are some important indexes missing from within your wpml Database tables

please go to your database and find the _icl_strings table

are you able to see it ?

if yes , please view its structure and share with me a screenshot just like the one i have shared in this thread so i can determine if any indexes are indeed missing or if this is a false positive

June 10, 2019 at 9:20 pm #3990443


Hi Bobby,
Thank you for your answer.
Yes in my database I have the table _icl_strings.
here is the structure of the table. (cf attachment)

Thank you so much

June 10, 2019 at 10:45 pm #3990705


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles (GMT-07:00)

Thank you for the screenshot !

it looks like you are indeed missing an index field. We will need to manually patch your WPML database tables

**Before we proceed I recommend to please take FULL BACKUP of your database and your website.**
I often use the Duplicator plugin for this purpose See:

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Thank you,

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