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  • I am trying to follow this article in order to translate my block.

    I created my block using script.

    Then in my gutenpride.php, I added this code.

    function myguten_set_script_translations()
    	wp_register_script('myguten-script', plugins_url('/temp.js', __FILE__), ['wp-blocks', 'wp-i18n', 'wp-element'], filemtime(__DIR__ . '/temp.js'));
    	wp_set_script_translations('myguten-script', 'myguten', plugin_dir_path(__FILE__) . 'languages');
    	wp_localize_script('myguten-script', 'myguten', [
    		'plugin_url' => plugins_url('/', __FILE__),
    add_action('init', 'myguten_set_script_translations');

    As you can see, I am registering a temp.js file and giving it all the required dependencies.

    The temp.js file works and is running.

    As instructed by the translation article I added two files in my language folder

    1. myguten-co.po
    2. myguten.pot

    Then I created the JSON file for myguten-co.po and changed the site language to Esperanto.

    But when I see the block or add the new block yet I do not get the translated label.

    Is there anything I am missing?

    • This topic was modified 1 week, 1 day ago by Sharukh Khan.
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    Take a look at the path in your wp_register_script() function to temp.js. There is a “/” in front of it.

    If you create the language files with wp i18n make-json, json files are created in your languages directory which contain the path of the JS files as md5 hash in the file name. If there is even one character different, then the JS files are not loaded at all and thus no translation takes place.

    Therefore, compare the paths you use with the defaults from the manual. I stumbled exactly over it at the beginning also constantly.

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