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YD WPML Switcher


This plugin is an add-on to the WPML Multilingual CMS plugin from

Switches the WPML language filters off for specific pages (URLs).

Makes it possible to mix contents in different languages on specific pages.

multi-language category function

Use get_cat_in_all_languages( $cat ) to get a list of translated category IDs in all languages.

Usage example:

$catlist = join( ',', YD_WPMLSwitcher::get_cat_in_all_languages( 'press releases' ) );

This will let you display a mixed-language list of posts belonging to a specific category (only operates on pages where WPML filtering is switched off)

Beta version

Right now WPML is switched of for site root URL / only.

Check the plugin’s settings page to switch debug mode on/off.

Funding Credits

Original development of this plugin has been paid for by Wellcom. Please visit their site!

Le développement d’origine de ce plugin a été financé par Wellcom. Allez visiter leur site !


If you want to contribute to a translation of this plugin, please drop me a line by e-mail or leave a comment on the plugin’s page.
You will get credit for your translation in the plugin file and this documentation, as well as a link on this page and on my WordPress developers’ blog.

Yann Dubois, Développeur WordPress


  • 0.1.0 Original beta version.
  • 0.1.1 Improved beta version.
  • 0.1.2 Improved beta version.
  • 0.1.3 Improved beta version.
  • 0.1.4 Improved beta version.

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  1. Unzip
  2. Upload the yd-wpml-switcher directory and all its contents into the /wp-content/plugins/ directory of your main site
  3. Activate the plugin on your main site or network-wide through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Use the plugins’s own setting page to select on which pages to deactivate WPML.

For specific installations, some more information might be found on the YD WPML Switcher plugin support page


Where should I ask questions?

Use comments.

I will answer only on that page so that all users can benefit from the answer.
So please come back to see the answer or subscribe to that page’s post comments.

Puis-je poser des questions et avoir des docs en français ?

Oui, l’auteur est un [Développeur WordPress freelance]( Développeur WordPress freelance à Paris) français.
(“but alors… you are French?”)


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Contributors & Developers

“YD WPML Switcher” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial release


  • Bugfix: Better regexp


  • Option page
  • Debug mode
  • Disable backlink in blog footer
  • New template function: get_cat_in_all_languages()
  • Checked WP 3.0.4 compatibility


  • disable get_terms filter
  • disable getarchives filter


  • bugfix (language selection in article admin)