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  • Allow to use the “Assume all strings have English original” option on any language to improve performance.
  • Improved the performance when running the upgrade commands.
  • Introduced a new String Translation workflow on MO Files instead of data in the database. This helps improve performance significantly.
  • Generate partial MO files for translated strings to use when displaying strings in other languages, rather than accessing the database.
  • Added a troubleshooting action to re-display the “pre-generate MO files” dialog.
  • Added a troubleshooting option to clean up and optimize strings tables in the database.
  • Prevent to display package strings in the String Translation user interface.


  • Fixed an error when WPML core, String Translation, and Translation Management plugins are active but setup is not complete.
  • Fixed a problem with too big flags in the admin panel when custom flag images of big dimensions are loaded.
  • Fixed an issue with quotes in the blog title and description so translated strings are displayed.

Download and Update

You can get this release directly to the WordPress admin or download and install manually. To receive automatic updates, you need to register WPML on your site. Then, visit the Plugins or Updates admin pages. To download manually, visit your account and go to Downloads. Follow the installation and upgrade instructions for complete details.

When you update WPML, be sure to update together all the components that you are using. Don’t use a mixture of new and older versions.

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