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You're completely right. You need to put everything in your child theme to be safe when updating. The translation file is an exception, because WordPress has the languages map for all translations. It would be my best guess to do what you did aswell if i didn't know this.My conceptual understanding from MD - generally speaking - was that every customisation you do want to keep in spite of the updates, you need to put it in the Child Theme. => Am I right or wrong here?
No, because it's not in the MD folder itself, it won't be updated when you're updating the theme.In other words, won't the translation place into wp-content/languages/themes be crashed at every new MD update?
I think the confusing part is my fault, because i maybe didn't explained it in a good way.I followed your instructions. Can you please confirm I did things right? Here is what I did:
Now in Wordpress, I still have the English text:
That's weird indeed. Beside the translation files in /wp-content/languages/themes/, do you have another translation file of MD somewhere? You should delete this, so it doesn't conflict with the language file you have now.On the published post, I have this:
I'm sure he'll get to it, but If it's something you think I can help you with, feel free to shoot me a PM.