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Last updated by Marcos Vinicios Barreto 8 months, 2 weeks ago.

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February 4, 2019 at 2:56 pm #3158209

Rene

Good afternoon,

I would like to change some words from the default language of a plugin (YITH booking and appointment).

It's not really a translation but i just want to rephrase some items. I thought it should be possible with WPML string translation, but i can only translate the string of other languages and not the default languages of the plugin.

Do you have or know a solution for my question?

The url is: hidden link (see the booking form at the bottom of the page). in the attached screenshot you'll see the items i would like to have changed.

February 4, 2019 at 7:51 pm #3159282

Marcos Vinicios Barreto
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Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Bahia (GMT-03:00)

Hello,

Thank you for WPML Support. Technically WPML offers you the feature of translating the strings of theme/plugins in the default language to your secondary languages, this way, any string editing in the default language should be possible editing the source code of theme/plugin into question. Here in the forums, there's an alternative method of changing the default strings wihtout dealing with code.

IMPORTANT: Please, note, a backup is required for security reasons and to avoid any data loss, you can use the https://wordpress.org/plugins/backupwordpress/ plugin for these backup needs.

See: https://wpml.org/forums/topic/edit-strings-of-default-language-2/ to understand the full details of this method. Hope it helps, have a nice day.