Translations (Localization)

Why some strings are not being translated? ↑ Back to top

You may see that some of the strings are not being translated. Up-to-date translations are automatically downloaded for supported languages, but you can manually trigger an update by going to Dashboard > Updates and clicking on the button to update translations.

If the problem persists, you can manually remove the current plugin translations and re-download them:

  1. Remove all files whose names start with woocommerce-payments_* from the folder /wp-content/plugins/woocommerce-payments/languages/
  2. Go to:  Dashboard > Updates and click on the button to update translations.

Can I translate WooCommerce Payments into my language? ↑ Back to top

The language files for WooCommerce Payments can be found within /wp-content/plugins/woocommerce-payments/languages/. The default English language file is named woocommerce-payments.pot.

With a plugin like Loco Translate or a program like PoEdit, you can use the .pot file to create your own language translation files. For example, if you want a translation of the WooCommerce Payments extension in Dutch from the Netherlands, you would translate the strings and create translation files: and woocommerce-payments-nl_NL.po.

Those two language files would then need to be moved into the directory: /wp-content/languages/plugins/

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