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Last updated by Lauren 4 years, 6 months ago.

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July 18, 2017 at 2:59 pm

Norm Copeland

I am trying to: Translate WordPress Core

Link to my site: hidden link

I expected to see: "how to get translation for wordpress core", in 'theme and plugins localization'.

Instead, I got: this option is not in my 'theme and plugins localization' bar

July 18, 2017 at 5:59 pm #1322181


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: America/New_York (GMT-05:00)

Thank you for contacting WPML support. I'll be happy to help you with this.

There is not a separate option to translate the WordPress core. Most of the WordPress core translations are included in the .mo/.po files, so if you select to translate strings using string translations and load .mo files as backup, you should see the translations. If you are looking for .mo/.po files, you can find them here:
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If you don't want to use .mo files, you can translate your strings using String Translation. Please let me know if you need any further assistance and I will be happy to help.