WordPress does not support a bilingual or multilingual blog out-of-the-box. There are however Plugins developed by the WordPress community which will allow you to create a multilingual blog easily. Creating a mulitlingual blog is basically installing WordPress in more than one language and letting ...

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How to update records using $wpdb?

I am migrating non-wp database to Wordpress (for the first time in my life, and hopefully the last). As both new and old websites are multilingual, one of the tasks for me is to connect the articles ...
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WP Multisite - multilanguage - swich to other language by click, but “same” content

I want to run a WP-multisite for 4 languages (in development), and did it so, 4 blogs, each one got the same content but in a different language, same structure, same pages, same postings, same ...
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Change menu with language?

My problem is that I have used a plugin called polylang and now it doesnät work with another more importent plugin so I need to find a solution. I use WPML on other sites and that is not an option ...
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How can I customize the upload error message in Wordpress?

After following the guide for How can I prevent uploading bmp image? to remove bmp (and in my case tiff images) from being uploaded, I tested and it is working, but noticed users are now getting the ...
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Insights into WordPress Multi-Site, Domain Mapped, and Multilanguage site using WPML [closed]

I have a project with WordPress for a multi-language, multi-country site. I want to have a structure like: domain.com domain.com/es domain.com/de domain.com/fr domain.es domain.es/en ...
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Two language versions for each article

I have a Wordpress website that needs to be available in two different languages. We have the articles written in both languages already. I've seen a lot of solutions providing automatic ...
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How to tell a theme to use different .mo and .po files?

I have a theme which loads .po and .mo files to display strings in English. I want to have only one language (Polish), but those two files are en_US. I tried replacing content in the en_US.po file but ...
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Checking current language in a function

I am running WordPress with "WPML Multilingual CMS", so that it has multiple language versions. In a function used with add_action('template_redirect',<functionname>), I need to find out what ...
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How to set a custom title per language?

I am running Qtranslate for my website. I am very impressed by this plugin. Now my only problem is that I cannot set a custom title and description for my homepage per language. I can only setup one ...
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Multiple install for multilanguage. How to?

I (will) have a multilingual (3 lang actually) site. I used WMPL some time, but this plugine made me sad... Finally, I decided to install each language a part. How should it be done? I have my / ...
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How can I make a site viewable in multiple languages?

I am aware of the question What are options are there to implement a multi language site, but the answers there are focused on multi-language support on the backend as well as the frontend. I am only ...
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Using categories as multilingual mechanism

Is there something wrong with the following approach. I dislike installing plugins (with database access) on my wordpress. But I want my wordpress to be multilingual . What do you think about the ...
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database columns: post_title vs post_name

I changed post_title, post_contents, and post_name to allow for utf by changing collating sequence to: utf8_general_ci Then using add new post, I type for the title three Hebrew ALEFs. The post_title ...
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How to use get_page_by_title() with qTranslate?

Any idea how I can use the WP function get_page_by_title() with qTranslate installed? for example: $page_contact = get_page_by_title( '_e("[:en]contact");' ,'page' ); $page_contact_ID = ...
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How can I set up multi language admin ui?

I will have two admin users, one of them only speaking italian and the other only speaks english. How can I setup multi-language admin user interface?
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Adding text in more than one language (at the same time)

I am building a wordpress site. On the upper-right hand corner of every page on the site I am going to have two (or more) flags, and clicking on any given flag should cause the site to display the ...
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Use custom template on certain URLs

I'm building a simple two language site. I'm using Polylang for posts, and also have a custom post type, "Artist." In order to keep it simple on the back-end, I'm not using Polylang, just a few custom ...
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Multi language site with same content

I want to make a site in 2 languages, but all the content will be absolutely the same (all posts will not be translated). The only difference will be in things like theme messages (like 'Search', 'The ...
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Why isn't WMPL correctly redirecting users based on browser language? [closed]

Even though I have 'Browser language redirect' activated at WMPL's setup screen, users aren't being correctly redirected according to browser language. I currently have three languages selected: en ...
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detect the language a post is written in

Is there any way to evaluate the language a post/page is written in? I am building a multilingual site and am almost pulling my hair out trying to get the front-end navigation to take the chosen ...
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Were the language toggles removed from WP recently?

I need to change my weblogs language to "English". I am refering to the article: http://en.support.wordpress.com/language-settings/ which allegedly was "Last modified: July 16, 2012". I only looked ...
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Multilingual theme: Changing locale based on URL

I'm developing a multilangual theme. I use the __() function for translation, which works just fine. The main language is English, but the second language is German. For that second language, I'd like ...
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Is there a plugin that will facilitate displaying a website (static pages, not a blog) content in two languages [closed]

I am looking for the easiest way to display the content of a single website in two different languages, do not need translation, I do have my own translation. I just want to display the same pages, ...
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Wordpress Multilingual Theme using Multisite

I have a site that needs to be billingual, English and French. I've created two sites in WPMU, and set the language settings of the second to fr_FR. Under the directory: /wp-content/languages/ I ...
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Why load_textdomain work but not load_plugin_textdomain?

In my plugin's init function load_textdomain( 'myplugin', ABS_PATH_TO_MO_FILE ); // OK load_plugin_textdomain( 'myplugin', false, ABS_PATH_TO_LANGS_DIR); // No effect echo( __('Test', ...
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Link to a .po file in a child theme

i'm working in a twenty ten child theme, i want to change the load_theme_textdomain( 'twentyten', TEMPLATEPATH . '/languages' ); $locale = get_locale(); $locale_file = TEMPLATEPATH . ...
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Blog in multiple languages on WordPress.com?

Does wordpress.com support multiple languages at the same time? I know it does support changing the main language, but I can't find anything about how one would go about setting up multiple languages ...
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Should I use a multisite installation to achieve a multi-language site?

This is partly a follow up to my earlier question: How can I make a site viewable in multiple languages?. It turns out the client wants to have the content manually translated, rather than using ...
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how to load the language file in plugin?

I'm unable to load the plugin's locale file (.mo). I did all the procedues described in the http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_a_Plugin but its not working. If I the lang string to the wordpress ...
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Prepare plugin options for multi-lingual support

I'm looking for a way to make my plugin's options available/translatable across a multi-lingual site. For example, several of my options are text strings that are then used on the front end. echo ...
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date_i18n() issue

I'm trying to use date_i18n() to display a localised date in my theme. <?php echo date_i18n( 'F j, Y', strtotime( get_the_time( "Y-m-d" ) ) ); ?> However, this always returns the English ...
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Can I have two different theme for two different language?

I have to develop a multilanguage website using WordPress (Italian and English) and I want to know if I can have a theme for the Italian version and a differen theme for the English version. Can I do ...
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make a mulitingual wordpress website Arabic-english

I want to make a website in both languages Arabic and English, in the way that I can change from Arabic to English from the upper menu. I want to make it as word-press based website and buy a theme to ...
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How to use language files in plugins?

At the moment i'm developing my first wordpress plugin and want to include multi-language function in it. May be there is some manuals on it? Tried to google, but only get best wordpress language ...
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How to find when qtranslate plugin's language changes? [closed]

I used qtranslate for make my website multilingual, In fact this plugin just make an option for my content to has another translate, but how can i use it in my code? for example: if ( $language == ...
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Generate multiple goo.gl shortlinks for qtranslate bilingual blog

I'm working on revamping my personal blog with a custom built theme and making it bilingual with the help of qtranslate. I've gotten to a grinding halt when it comes to automatically generating the ...
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Using WP Multisite for multi language site? A good option?

I´m going to develop a site for a client which requires multiple languages. I have no experience with this from beforehand so I´m researching what might be the best way to do this. The webpage will ...
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Multi language site [closed]

I found that two most popular plugins for multi language sites are WMPL and qTranslate. First one is commercial, so this is not option, and second doesn't have ability to translate widgets in ...
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conditional (theme) language selection at 'runtime'

I have two issues to change the language for the theme at 'runtime'. I'm not sure about my question title, hope my description helps. I already use a plugin Polylang and there nice features: link ...
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Simple Multilanguage Switcher

Firstly i have been install wp with different languange with indonesian languange as default, i have plan, want to translate with other languange, How to simple translate switch, but keep Indonesian ...
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Developing different website editions based on countries?

This is what I want to do User accesses the website from US or UK OR X country. User gets redirected to a particular edition of the magazine(online) depending on the country that he/she is ...
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How can I filter by slug depending on language selection

I'm new to this site but looking at the quality of answers provided here I will be here for a long time :) Ok, first a bit of info: I'm developing a bilingual website (English & Japanese) using ...
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How to change the language of a wordpress.com blog?

I'm using my wordpress.com blog (not wordpress.org) and want to change the language of the blog. How can I do this?
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How make a multi language routes, with rewrite rules or rewrite endpoints?

I want to know a concept of making a multi language routing system for WP. That is the best practice, to make this routing system with add_rewrite_rules for pages post arhive etc in part, or to use ...
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What is the correct way for multi-domain and multi-language website?

I have very interesting request from a client: They want to have website in two languages for different countries and also are asking whether it possible to have domains for each langues. Goal is so ...
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Wordpress multisite change language

I want to change site language through cookies. As I have multisite, so define('WPLANG') is not working in wp-config.php. So I added hook to filter "locale". But still not working... What to do ? ...
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How WordPress is able to change locale without using setlocale

In my plugin I print out the current locales via $originalLocales = explode(";", setlocale(LC_ALL, 0)); var_export($originalLocales);die; Obviously the result is same as the WPLANGdefined. ...
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How to make a bilingual front-end post using the plugin WP User Frontend and Polylang or qTranslate?

I'm implementing a bilingual blog site (English and Japanese). It contains front-end user posting and user registration. So, I used WP User Frontend. For multilingual content, I tried qTranslate and ...
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How to let users change site language?

I translated all my theme strings and saved in .po and .mo files. I tested the implementation and it works fine, however I'm not sure how to let users choose their own language. Are there any ...
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How to split existing blog into Wordpress Multisites without breaking links?

I am going to split an existing Wordpress blog with a lot of posts in different languages into multisites which get all posts of one language each. The multisites will be available under different ...