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Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#53677 new defect (bug)

load_script_textdomain() doesn't work for subdirectory themes, or those in alternate theme roots

Reported by: dd32's profile dd32 Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: I18N Keywords:
Focuses: javascript Cc:


load_script_textdomain() attempts to load script translations for themes, but fails to generate the correct relative filename when the theme is within a sub-directory or alternate theme root.

WordPress supports three main formats for theme directories (See search_theme_directories())

  1. wp-content/themes/$theme
  2. wp-content/custom-theme-root/$theme
  3. wp-content/themes/a-directory-of-themes/$theme (and likewise for the custom $theme_root)

The first case is covered, but when using the other two, the generated relative path and subsequent path md5 is incorrect.

For example, given the file .../themes/a-directory-of-themes/$theme/build/index.min.js instead of generating the md5 of build/index.js it generates it of $theme/build/index.js.

I'm unsure what it would do with the custom theme roots, all that I can tell is that the use-case doesn't appear to be covered in the function.

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
3 years ago

See which is a hotfix plugin I've added to to allow it to work for our use-case of wp-content/themes/pub/$theme/$file

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