When a new theme version is released/updated, the translation .po must be updated as well to find the new terms added in:

  1. wp_content/themes/wprentals/languages/wprentals.po
  2. wp_content/plugins/wprentals-core/lanaguages/wprentals-core.po

Update with Loco Translate for theme languages files

Go to Loco Translate –> Themes

  • -> Install Loco Translate

  • Save Template File in Loco Translate -> Advanced

  • Sync translations

  • -> Search for the words you wish to rename, edit and save.

Update with Loco Translate for plugin languages files 

  • -> Go to Loco Translate – Plugins
  • -> Select WpRentals -Theme Core Functionality
  • -> Save Template File in Loco Translate -> Advanced to the name languages/wprentals-core.pot or languages/wprentals-core.po

  • -> Edit and Sync translation

  • Translate the new terms and save

Update with POEDIT (free version)

Open up your existing language PO file with Poedit software.

The files are in:

  1. wp_content/themes/wpresidence/languages/wprentals.po  
  2. wp_content/plugins/wpresidence-core/lanaguages/wprentals-core.po


Step #2

Go to Catalog and  select Update from POT file

Step #3 – First, change the file type option to All Files, then select:

  1. the new wpresidence.po  PO file from  wprentals/languages/wprentals.po
  2. the new wpresidence-core.po PO file from plugins/wprentals-core/lanaguages/wprentals-core.po

#5 Once the import is completed, all the new string from the new PO file will be added and your existing (translated) string will remain intact as well.

Step #5 – Finally, proceed to translate all the new string into your preferred language. Save. Move the updated .po and .mo language file back:

  1. wp_content/themes/wprentals/languages/wprentals.po  – theme language file
  2. wp_content/plugins/wprentals-core/lanaguages/wprentals-core.po  – plugin language file