_nx ( $single, $plural, $number, $context, $domain = 'default' )

  • (string) single The text to be used if the number is singular.
  • (string) plural The text to be used if the number is plural.
  • (int) number The number to compare against to use either the singular or plural form.
  • (string) context Context information for the translators.
  • (string) domain Optional. Text domain. Unique identifier for retrieving translated strings. Default 'default'.
  • (string) The translated singular or plural form.
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Translates and retrieves the singular or plural form based on the supplied number, with gettext context.This is a hybrid of _n() and _x(). It supports context and plurals. Used when you want to use the appropriate form of a string with context based on whether a number is singular or plural. Example of a generic phrase which is disambiguated via the context parameter: printf( _nx( '%s group', '%s groups', $people, 'group of people', 'text-domain' ), number_format_i18n( $people ) ); printf( _nx( '%s group', '%s groups', $animals, 'group of animals', 'text-domain' ), number_format_i18n( $animals ) );

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_n, _x, _ex, _nc, _nx_noop

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