Specify language for geolocation

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When you enter the location of a job, WP Job Manager will fetch data about this location from Google. This isn’t used by default, but some themes/add-ons use it to display jobs on maps etc.

This geolocation data will default to the site’s language selected in Settings -> General.

To specify another language to be used for geolocation, you can add the following code to your theme’s functions.php file, and replace the “en_GB” with the code for your chosen language:

// Add to theme functions.php
add_filter( 'job_manager_geolocation_endpoint', 'change_geocode_lang' );
function change_geocode_lang( $endpoint ) {
  // Use language from https://developers.google.com/maps/faq#using-google-maps-apis
  return add_query_arg( 'language', 'en-GB', $endpoint );

You can find available language codes here.

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