Why Editing WooCommerce “.po” Language File Has No Effect

I wanted to change some automatically generated text for WooCommerce version 2.1.10 and found out that editing the “.po” language file directly in ~/public_html/wp-content/themes/mytheme/languages simply does not work. This is because there is both a .po and .mo file that needs to be updated. One option was to install the Codestyling Localization plugin for WordPress, which just […]

How To Automatically Skip Wget SSL Certificate Check

A lot of servers use self signed and cheap SLL certificates. That’s why downloading stuff with wget, you might get this quite a lot: wget https://www.superencrypted.com/server/isnot.tar.gz –2014-01-01 01:01:01– https://www.superencrypted.com/server/isnot.tar.gz Resolving superencrypted.com (superencrypted.com)… 255.255.255.255, 255.255.255.255 Connecting to superencrypted.com (superencrypted.com)|255.255.255.255|:443… connected. ERROR: The certificate of `superencrypted.com’ is not trusted. ERROR: The certificate of `superencrypted.com’ hasn’t got a known issuer. In an […]

WPML Translate Custom WordPress Plugin Text Fields

I will explain how to translate custom text fields of WordPress plugins using WPML (WordPress Multilingual Plugin) and XML formatted “Language Configuration Files“. Even thought not mandatory, phpMyAdmin and Firebug have been used in this example. I’ve tried to make this guide easier to understand and more useful than the official documentation which can be a headache for newbies. […]