[wp-hackers] Will automatic translation files updates overwrite user's modifications
nikolov.tmw at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 13:36:44 UTC 2013
That is also an option, but when I have some free time on my hands some day
I might look into the more complicated way.
Simply because if you don't get any updates on your custom translation
files, then you would have missing translations as well - and merging the
default with your custom translations manually would eventually get time
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Xavier Faraudo i Gener <
wordpress at web-warlocks.net> wrote:
> El 03/12/2013 20:25, Otto ha escrit:
> If the files are being stored in a place that WordPress is expecting to be
>> able to update them, then yes. It's no different than changing core code
>> changing code in a plugin or theme directly.
>> If you use customized files, then you should put them in custom locations
>> with some form of custom code to cause the system to use them. Modifying
>> files that can be updated by an auto-update process directly means your
>> changes are not safe.
> Wouldn't just something like:
> add_filter( 'auto_update_translation', '__return_false' );
> do the trick of avoiding auto-update on translations?
> I mean, you do normally know when you're using custom translations, and
> adding this filter is trivial (it's custom code that looks easier than
> using custom loading code, and user-unfriendly custom locations).
> Maybe the only issue is *when* should it be added, but so far it worked
> for me hooking it at init.
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