Localization (commonly abbreviated as l10n) is a term used to describe the effort to make WordPress (and other such projects) available in languages other than English, for people from different locales, who use different dialects and local preferences.

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The effect of x() family of functions

So I know that _x() and it's wrappers allow a developer to specify the context of a translated string. I'm pretty clear on "how" to use this function as well as "why" it should be used. I am wondering ...
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Wordpress Locale Switching on Accept-Language Header

Is there anyway to get wordpress to automatically switch locales based on the HTTP Accept-Language header? Similar to how ASP.NET can do it with their globalization="auto" config setting. The reason ...
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Editing URL character replacement

Whereabouts can I edit which characters in permalinks are replaced? For example apostrophe's are replaced with nothing, and I would like to have them replaced with hyphens instead. Thanks.
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Localizing strings that come from outside of plugin?

Plugin queries remote API and under certain circumstances (mostly errors) displays textual messages from API responses. All messages in API responses are in English, but since they are more or less ...