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Last updated by Diego Pereira 1 year, 1 month ago.

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October 16, 2018 at 2:06 pm


I am trying to:
I used unlimited add ons to build some custom elements for WP bakery.
And the strings can't be found

Link to a page where the issue can be seen:
hidden link

I expected to see:
this is a test
if this wpm translation really works

Instead, I got:

basically I added e_() to a html text field and it outputs it as a php comment rather than php....

October 17, 2018 at 7:33 pm #2825764

Diego Pereira

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Hello @urbanw, welcome to the WPML support Forum!

The "_e" should be used directly on PHP code. I think the plugin I think WordPress does not allow you to insert PHP code through the interface.

Please try the steps below:
- Make sure you have the Translation Magagement and String Translator extensions active. If not, you can download here:
- Go to WPML > Theme and Plugin Localization > Strings in the plugins
- Select the plugin and click on Scan selected theme for strings
- Go to WPML > String Translation and search for the Strings
- Translate the string, check the Translation is complete field and click on Save.


>>> If you can not find the strings, check it is possible to find it on the Translate texts in admin screen page, like on this link:

Please let me know if it worked for you.

All the best,