[wp-hackers] "This plugin is not properly prepared for localization" - what am I missing

Braad work at braadmartin.com
Thu Apr 7 14:58:22 UTC 2016

There might be other issues as well, but I see you're setting the "Text 
Domain" in your plugin header as "rsvptoast", but then you're using 
"rsvpmaker" in all your translation functions. According to 
these must match, and your text domain must be set to the slug of your 

Text Domain: rsvptoast

__('Thank you!','rsvpmaker');


On 04/07/2016 07:47 AM, David F. Carr wrote:
> The translations page for my plugin RSVPMaker displays the message shown
> above
> https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/rsvpmaker
> That warning links to the instructions for internationalization, which I
> have tried to follow. Most of the key output strings are encoded with __()
> or _e(). I've created a POT file, and a few translations have been produced
> by users of the plugin. I fixed one issue with the header, where the
> "domain path" for the translation files wasn't specified, but I'm still
> getting the same message.
> How do I figure out what I'm missing?
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