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Last updated by luisH-3 1 year, 1 month ago.

Assigned support staff: Marcos Vinicios Barreto.

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April 17, 2019 at 1:38 pm #3631389


My website has 2 languages EN (main language) and PT-PT.
I had translated a string (theme string) from EN to PT.
Now, i need to change that EN original string and theme support told me to change core files.

Before i go for core files, i must ask: can i add a EN translation for that EN original string?

Thank you

April 17, 2019 at 8:02 pm #3634613

Marcos Vinicios Barreto

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

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


Thank you for contacting WPML Support. If your original theme strings are in english and the default language of your website is english, then the best method here is to edit your theme files, this should better achieved if you use a child theme approach, this way you wouldn't loose your customizations in case of theme updates. Hope it helps, have a nice day.

April 18, 2019 at 9:15 am #3637567


My issue is resolved now. Thank you!