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Wrap labels and descriptions with __() in the PHP Export file

    • usaphp

    • August 21, 2013 at 7:30 am

    Hi there, first of all – awesome plugin. Quick quesion: when I do a php export for my settings, is there a way to wrap every field label and description in the outputted php code with a __() for easier translation with POEDIT?

    • Elliot

    • August 21, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Hi @usaphp

    Yes, I’ll add this into the next version.

    Nice

    Thanks
    E

    • BaLu

    • September 15, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Weee! I was about to crate post for this topic and now I fount it on To-do.. sweeet!

    Code that I’m using right now:

    // add the __() function to specific strings for translation in theme
    $html = preg_replace("/'title'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'title'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'label'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'label'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'instructions'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'instructions'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'button_label'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'button_label'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'placeholder'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'placeholder'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'message'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'message'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'prepend'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'prepend'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);
    $html = preg_replace("/'append'(.*?)('.+?',)/", "'append'$1__($2 'acf_export'),", $html);

    The ‘acf_export’ helps out to find and replace it with theme text domain.
    This helps out, but could make some improvements and find a way to add translation functions to choices.

    • BaLu

    • September 16, 2013 at 2:41 am

    Ok I created a new code:

    // add the __() functions for theme translations (by BaLu.LT)
    $ignore_keys = array(
    	'id',
    	'key',
    	'name',
    	'type',
    	'field',
    	'operator',
    	'value',
    	'allorany',
    	'formatting',
    	'position',
    	'layout',
    	'save_format',
    	'preview_size',
    	'library',
    	'param',
    	'toolbar',
    	'media_upload',
    	'date_format',
    	'display_format',
    	'return_format',
    	'taxonomy',
    	'field_type',
    	'default_value'
    );
    $ikeys = "";
    foreach ( $ignore_keys as &$ikey ) $ikeys .= "(?<!\'" . $ikey . ")";
    $regular_expression = "/((?<=" . $ikeys . "\' => )\'.+\'(?=,))/";
    $html = preg_replace( $regular_expression, "__($1, 'acf_export')", $html );

    Few things to mention:
    No translation support for ‘default_value’ using it as default text (alternative: placeholder)
    No translation support for choices with identically matched keys to any of $ignore_keys or if it’s an integer

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