Language files are ignored or overwritten
According to https://codex.buddypress.org/translations/ we should store the
/wp-content/languages/buddypress/, which we did. But these language files are being ignored.
We are using buddypress in de_DE and made some tweaks to the wording (we replaced the string “group” with “cluster” in German).
Buddypress uses the files stored under
/wp-content/languages/plugins/and ignores the aforementioned folder.
What we already tried:
- deleting the
/wp-content/languages/plugins/: this partially works. Buddypress then uses our files stored in
/wp-content/languages/buddypress/. But somehow wordpress (or buddypress?) regenerates the files in
/wp-content/languages/plugins/after some hours. And then these “new” translations are used again of course. (Our own translations in
/wp-content/languages/buddypress/stay untouched by wordpress/buddypress)
- Created a folder
/wp-content/languages/plugins/buddypressand copied our files over to this folder. But to no avail – these files are being ignored completely (even if we delete the buddypress files in
- Copied our files directly to
/wp-content/languages/plugins/: this works until these files get overwritten after a couple of hours
- WordPress 6.0.1
- Buddypress 10.4.0
- Custom template, which we’ve written on our own
- What are we missing?
- Is there a way to stop wordpress/buddypress regenerating the files living directly in
- What is the right place to store our translations?
- deleting the
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