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[Closed] Translation WPML. How to copy content from original custom post in 2 lang?

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Last updated by Benoît 10 years, 12 months ago.


I've made a bilingual site using WPML. I've created a custom post with several custom fields (with types) that I've filled with the default language. I need to show that same content (without translate) it in the other language. Is there a way to copy the content of my custom posts? Or simply to show it in the default language in both version? For the wp-post the option exist but it seems that for custom post it doesn't. Make a copy/ paste of all the content would be lots of work.

Thank you



WPML includes a 'content duplication' feature which should help you with this. I wrote about it here:

To use this, you'll need to enable the Translation Management module.

Can you try this?


Yes, it seems to be the feature that I need but I cannot make it work. I've installed the translation management plugin (WPML Multilingual CMS 2.4.1 was already installed) and I've opened the WPML admin panel.
> select documents to display > select a custom post > check duplicate content > then "send document".
I get the error : "Please select at least one language to translate into." but spanish is selected. see screenshot : hidden link

Also, the Translate yourself section is not displayed when I edit a content (post, page or custom types).

What should I do to fix that problem?
Thank you



You need to use this with the recent version of WPML. Currently, it's 2.4.2.


thank you. it works.

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