Warning: This function has been deprecated. Use _load_textdomain_just_in_time() instead.

Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness. Use _load_textdomain_just_in_time() instead.

_get_path_to_translation( string $domain, bool $reset = false ): string|false

Gets the path to a translation file for loading a textdomain just in time.


Caches the retrieved results internally.

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$domain string Required
Text domain. Unique identifier for retrieving translated strings.
$reset bool Optional
Whether to reset the internal cache. Used by the switch to locale functionality.

Default: false

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string|false The path to the translation file or false if no translation file was found.

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File: wp-includes/deprecated.php. View all references

function _get_path_to_translation( $domain, $reset = false ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '6.1.0', 'WP_Textdomain_Registry' );

	static $available_translations = array();

	if ( true === $reset ) {
		$available_translations = array();

	if ( ! isset( $available_translations[ $domain ] ) ) {
		$available_translations[ $domain ] = _get_path_to_translation_from_lang_dir( $domain );

	return $available_translations[ $domain ];

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Version Description
6.1.0 This function has been deprecated. Use _load_textdomain_just_in_time() instead.
4.7.0 Introduced.

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