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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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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How to use both British and American English?

I've taken over a website targeting different markets using five language versions, each is setup as it's own site within a multisite network. The main website mainly targets a British audience and ...
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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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Is there a way to localize role labels?

I'm using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin to create new roles and WP Role on Registration to display them on the registration form. I've got a multilang site (English and Spanish) and I've localized ...
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Setting up a multilingual wordpress site

I am trying to set up a multilingual site using wordpress. I went through Each language in its own WordPress installation and decided to use this option: Plugins like Multisite Language Switcher ...
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How to change menu according to the language?

I want to change primary menu according to the language of the user. I have reviewed multi language plugins such as WPML and qTranslate. They have lots of features but what I want is much simpler than ...
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Custom Meta Field not Working with qTranslate [closed]

I am running the newest WordPress and qTranslate. I have made a page that enables some custom fields that are working ok. qTranslate enables languages like tabs when editing a page. But this doesn'...
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Redirect one of two domains on one Wordpress installation

I have to domains: mydomain.dk and mydomain.de. Both are showing the same page in danish. I have a plugin that takes care of the languages, but I need to connect the .de domain to the german 'language ...
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How do you install a .MO (language file) to use as part of a theme?

I have my own theme that I've created and I need to support 3 languages. I started by adding the gettext functions to my template _e("string","namespace") etc, generated the po file with Poedit, and ...
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Getting translated string through a variable

I am translating a website into different languages, and I have the following problem: Through the backend, user can select via a dropdown, a value (text string) from a list of 50 options. This ...
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htmll lang=“de” but admin page in English

I've set up a multisite Wordpress installation, because I want to work with multipul languages. Everything work except the lang attribute. I want the admin panel to be English, but I want to give lang ...
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Two different domains for two different languages

I have been using WPML for the use of multilingual but I am having major issues with it and am tired of it. I have now set up two WordPress set ups on two different domains. What I need to do is ...
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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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How to change the language of the 'Reset Password' page

I have a WooCommerce powered WordPress website. In this website a user can login to order products, basic WooCommerce functionality. The site is translated using qTranslate. I can translate everything,...
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Should multi-language site using multi-site architecture have default language in base site?

I am setting up a multi-language site using wordpress multi-site and wanted some feedback on the best approach/best practice. I will have the following languages: en, sa, de, ru. en is default. ...
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Making a theme multilingual by adding a custom taxonomy to posts and pages called “Languages”?

Recently, I've been thinking of implementing an easy and simple localization feature in my WordPress site. I thought about adding a custom taxonomy to my posts, and pages called "Languages." So ...
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How to have english digits in some posts with an rtl Wordpress theme

I have an RTL theme for Wordpress. When I want to have a post in which some digits should intentionally be in English, the theme tends to convert all the digits from English to Persian. Adding lang="...
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TinyMCE - Add button that changes direction of selected text

Ok, I am going to create website in Urdu(rtl) & English(ltr) language that contain paragraphs like this: <p style="direction:rtl">کیا حال ہے buddy? سب خیریت ہے؟</p> You can see that ...
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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 domain....
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Multisite use language code as subdirectory

I installed WordPress in the subdiretory /de and activated multisite features. The main blog has the URL/path: mysite.de/de Now I want to add a second site for the English language with the following ...
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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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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(); $locale_file = TEMPLATEPATH . "/languages/$...
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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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Change the Search Base in a multi language wordpress

I have two Wordpress sites that share the same template files for two languages. I want to change the search base word for the non-english website. However, when I change the var $search_base = '...
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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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Multilanguage site with two domains

I want to make the same site in two languages, spanish and english. After test a pair of plugins and see which options exists looking at some technical blogs, I think the better is to make two blog ...
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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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Locale switching with a “language” taxonomy

I know that it's possible to switch the WP locale by using URL paramaters, as described here, but I'm trying to build a method that would entirely rely on a custom "Language" taxonomy. What I ...
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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 == "...