[theme-reviewers] Internationalization of Child Themes

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Fri Aug 17 16:14:44 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Edward Caissie
<edward.caissie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe add a bit of emphasis to the last paragraph on changing the textdomain
> to the Child-Theme when the template is copied from the Parent-Theme. In
> some cases the only difference between the templates could be structure or
> additional functionality; and in these cases, the text strings may not
> necessarily be altered, therefore the Parent-Theme translations should be
> correct but changing to the Child-Theme textdomain would still be more
> "best-practice" correct thus the suggested emphasis.

I'm not 100% on that anyway though. If the text isn't changed, then
the translation should work correctly from the parent's translation.
But if you change the domain, the text would no longer translate.

I haven't tested this, not sure of best practice here.


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