Setting up Filter Bar with WPML

Want to use WPML alongside Filter Bar? Though we don't officially support this combination, we wanted to share a few tips and tricks that can lead to pretty good results when setting up Filter Bar with WPML.

Before you dive in, please make sure you have read through our Setting up the Events Calendar with WPML guide first of all.

The good news is that you do not need to do much since the default filters labels from Filter Bar will be automatically translatable via in the String Translation interface.

Pro tip: That said, if you are using custom filters, such as custom fields, please follow the instructions below to translate the filter titles.

Translating active custom filter titles (optional)

  1. Head over to WPML > String Translation
  2. Scroll all the way down of that page and look for the Translate texts in admin screens » link
    Settings in WPML String Translation to help with Filter Bar. See "Translate texts in admin screens » "
  3. Click on the “Translate texts in admin screens »” link and look for tribe_events_filters_current_active_filters
  4. Click on the + sign to expand the tribe_events_filters_current_active_filters twisty
    Setting up Filter Bar with WPML: Click on the + sign to expand the tribe_events_filters_current_active_filters twisty
  5. Click on the + sign to expand each of your custom active filters twisties
    Click on the + sign to expand each of your custom active filters twisties
  6. In each of the newly expanded row, make sure the checkboxes for the title option is checked
    make sure the checkboxes for the title option is checked
  7. Click on the Apply button located at the bottom of the screen.

Once that is done, these strings will appear under your normal string translation interface.

You can now translate your custom active filter titles to your liking.