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Function Reference/translate

Description

Retrieves the translation of $text. If there is no translation, or the domain isn't loaded the original text is returned.

Usage

<?php translate$text$domain ?>

Parameters

$text
(string) (required) Text to translate.
Default: None
$domain
(string) (optional) Domain to retrieve the translated text.
Default: 'default'

Return Values

(string) 
Translated text.

Examples

Notes

  • Don't use translate directly, use __() or _e()
  • Uses: apply_filters() Calls 'gettext' on domain translated text with the untranslated text as second parameter.

Change Log

Source File

translate() is located in wp-includes/l10n.php.

Related

L10n: translate(), __(), _e(), _n(), _x(), _ex(), _nx(), esc_attr__(), esc_attr_e(), esc_attr_x(), esc_html__(), esc_html_e(), esc_html_x(), _n_noop(), _nx_noop(), translate_nooped_plural()

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