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Last updated by Bruno 2 years, 9 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Bruno.

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August 29, 2018 at 5:20 am #2684994


I am trying to: change a translated page from public to private. the default lang. version is public, but the translation needs to be private.

Link to a page where the issue can be seen: in the admin

I expected to see: change from public to private

Instead, I got: after clicking "update", page is still public.

August 29, 2018 at 1:31 pm #2686530


Thank you for contacting us.

Please, click on the WPML > Settings > Posts and pages synchronization. Uncheck the "Synchronize private flag" option and click on the "Save" button.

Then try again to change the visibility of the page you want to Private and click on the "Update" button.

After following these steps, please let me know if it worked as expected.

Thank you.

August 29, 2018 at 6:06 pm #2687593


Thanks Bruno, that works great. It may have been a new option added in the recent update.

August 29, 2018 at 8:02 pm #2687738


Hi Bruno,

We just noticed the method you described didn't work. When we changed the translations to private, the default language version turned private.

Please advise

August 29, 2018 at 9:23 pm #2687916



Please, make sure to update all your WPML plugins and its add-ons. Also, does this happen after you unchecked the option mentioned above and tried to update the content again?

If so, please as a test, could you disable all non-WPML plugins, switch to the default theme and see if the problem persists?

If the issue is resolved, enable your theme and try again. Then activate your plugins one by one to test. Note that I am suggesting this because in my testing environment this works correctly.

Thank you.

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