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What is the "_e()" function ? (5 posts)

  1. thornomad
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hi,

    I am trying to customize a new WP site on my local system before I take it live. I am noticing a lot of <?php _e('various text'); ?>

    What are those about ? Is there a reason I sould use that instead of just writing in HTML ?

    I searched the Codex but couldn't find the right page.

    Thanks,
    Damon

  2. chaaban
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

  3. moshu
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

  4. thornomad
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Thank you. I guess if I am not concerned about translation it is not really an issue.

    Merci Bien

  5. It's really only useful to theme and plugin makers that want their project to be able to be displayed in other languages.

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