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Last updated by alexanderB-11 1 year, 3 months ago.

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March 1, 2019 at 7:32 am #3258706


Since the new version of WordPress (5.0+) there is a native way to add strings from the JavaScript files for translation (localization of the js files) using wp.i18n build-in functionality (more:

The problem is that WPML is not picking any of those strings that are in the JS files. So is this new feature supported at all from WPML?


March 2, 2019 at 12:19 am #3263386


Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

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


Thank you for contacting us. Please, my sincere apologies for the delay in answering.

This does not seem to be possible right now, but our team of developers is working on it.

Unfortunately, at this point, I do not have a deadline when this feature will be added to WPML.

Please, let me know if I can help with any other questions you may have about it. I'll be happy to help.

Thank you.

January 8, 2020 at 10:32 pm #5257151


Has there been any movement on this @lorson? This is a huge need for anyone that has i18n strings in custom WordPress blocks.

January 24, 2020 at 2:40 pm #5357649


I have the same problem... is there any progress?