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[resolved] [closed] How to translate Custom Fields (4 posts)

  1. leo7
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Is it some solution to translate Custom Fields?

    I have lot of custom type pages and I have long time to add custom fields to every translated page.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/multilingual-press/

  2. toscho
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Currently not possible. The main problem here is: We cannot detect programmatically which field contains translatable values and which doesn’t.
    And we cannot just offer all custom fields, because some might expect arrays (values lists) as a value, not a string (a piece of text). Some fields even might get their values automatically by a plugin.

    We don’t want to offer an interface in which users can break things, so this is rather difficult. So it is on our list, but have to find a good solution.

  3. Hugh H.
    Member
    Posted 4 months ago #

    Any news for this topic?

    I'm wondering if letting the user supply some info to the plugin could be a feasible approach. For example, select wich fields are translatable, their type (text, select, wysiwyg, ...), ...

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 months ago #

    Closing this 9 month old topic.

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