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translate() WP 1.0

Retrieve the translation of $text.

If there is no translation, or the text domain isn't loaded, the original text is returned.

Note: Don't use translate() directly, use __() or related functions.

Is the basis for: __(), _e(), esc_html__(), esc_html_e()

No Hooks.

Return

String. Translated text

Usage

translate( $text, $domain );
$text(string) (required)
Text to translate.
$domain(string)
Text domain. Unique identifier for retrieving translated strings.
Default: 'default'

Code of translate: wp-includes/l10n.php VER 5.0.1

<?php
function translate( $text, $domain = 'default' ) {
	$translations = get_translations_for_domain( $domain );
	$translation  = $translations->translate( $text );

	/**
	 * Filters text with its translation.
	 *
	 * @since 2.0.11
	 *
	 * @param string $translation  Translated text.
	 * @param string $text         Text to translate.
	 * @param string $domain       Text domain. Unique identifier for retrieving translated strings.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'gettext', $translation, $text, $domain );
}

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