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Last updated by Marcel 10 months ago.

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August 1, 2019 at 12:34 pm #4321705


Hi There,

we would like to translate the footer in our website but I can't find the content inside the string translations and from appearance-->customize-->widgets-->footer we can only select if the footer is valid for all laguages or only one of them, but I cant duplicate it and create it for a new language.

I've attached a screenshot of our WPML configuration regarding the theme and plug-ins, and I would like to know if changing this set up I can finally find the content inside string translations.

Please let me know what is the correct way to translate this part of the website.

Best regards,


August 1, 2019 at 4:04 pm #4323917


Languages: English (English ) German (Deutsch )

Timezone: Europe/Madrid (GMT+02:00)

Hi Paola,

Thank you for contacting WPML Support.

Yes, you can select the first option: "translate themes and plugins using WPML's string translation only (don't load .mo files)".

After this is done, please use the following doc to make Strings from your Theme Customizer viewable:

Please let me know if you need help to detect the Strings.

Best Marcel