Translate Formatted Strings

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Hi, folks.

I am new here, WordPress/ClassicPress guy that learned about Bludit six days ago. I am building a theme and I would like to know the best way to handle the translation of strings output by s/printf() functions.

Example:

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$string = sprintf(
    $L->get( 'My string with %s a function in the middle' ),
    my_function()
);
Thanks
Greg Sweet
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You can use some php functions:
- strstr() (case sensitive),
- stristr() (case insenstive),

Put it into an IF statement, like this:

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if (strstr( $L->get( 'String with %s a function' ), '%s')) {
  // do something
}
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Thank you. That got me thinking about it the other way around. I ended up with...

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$string = $L->get( 'default-string' );
if ( strstr( $L->get( 'replace-string' ), '%replace%' ) ) {
	$string = str_replace( '%replace%', my_function(), $L->get( 'replace-string' ) );
}
Greg Sweet
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