load_child_theme_textdomain()WP 2.9.0

Load the child themes translated strings.

If the current locale exists as a .mo file in the child themes root directory, it will be included in the translated strings by the $domain.

The .mo files must be named based on the locale exactly.

No Hooks.


true|false. True when the theme textdomain is successfully loaded, false otherwise.


load_child_theme_textdomain( $domain, $path );
$domain(string) (required)
Text domain. Unique identifier for retrieving translated strings.
Path to the directory containing the .mo file.
Default: false


Since 2.9.0 Introduced.

Code of load_child_theme_textdomain() WP 6.0

function load_child_theme_textdomain( $domain, $path = false ) {
	if ( ! $path ) {
		$path = get_stylesheet_directory();
	return load_theme_textdomain( $domain, $path );