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 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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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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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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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?

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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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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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?

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

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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Multiple languages menus problem

I'm trying to add language option to my website. I've coded my theme and I need to show the web in three different languages. I've got the little flags and I've managed to pass a php variable with the ...
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How to manage multiple domain with different languages on each domain with single wordpress installation?

I need to manage multiple domain with different content on each domain. For each domain I need to manage content in different languages. I found we can use WordPress MU Domain Mapping to manage ...
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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 ...
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Xili language plugin not showing language flag

I just updated my wordpress version to 3.4.2 and I installed xili-language plugin v. 2.8.1 Everything works quite nice except one detail - I have 2 languages pl & english. I uploaded icon for ...
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Force Plugin to English Translation

Here's my thing: I'm using a plugin that has multilang capabilities. The point is that the language translation in my country lang is very bad and it makes more complex than simpler my work. :D. So ...
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Moving from one test to multiple final environments

I'm working on a WordPress website in the following test environment URL: www.example.com/wordpress. Once the site is complete and everything is tested, I want to deploy to three live environments ...
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Multisite WPLANG won't save

I have a multisite workpress install (v 3.3.2). I'm trying to save the WPLANG field but nothing happens. I get the confirmation message "Site options updated", but the field is still blank. And ...
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Add code into <head> on a per page/post basis

Is there plugin (or an easyish way) to add code to the <head> section on a per page/post basis? I have a multilingual website and I need to implement the rel="alternate" hreflang markup, so ...
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multi-language WordPress site

I am making multi-language site powered by WordPress. WPML is not free and it makes too many extra sql queries to database so it is not good solution for my site. qTranslate saves all languages in ...
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Problem with load_theme_textdomain

I made my theme ready for translation. My text domain is my_theme and my .po and .mo (de_DE.po and de_DE.mo) files are located in a subfolder languages in my themes folder. In my functions.php I ...
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How to determine current active language in qtranslate plugin?

I have a situation where I want to give specific style to my Navigation Menu when the website is in German language. My website works well in English language but when I switch to German, it causes a ...
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WPML Plugin Not displaying multilingual Menus

I'm using WordPress 3.0 Menus, which the WPML (wordpress multilingual) plugin claims to have added support for in a recent release. I am using the most current version of the plugin. My problem is ...
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Put an extra check box on “Page Attributes” widget

that will add lang="ur" attribute in page's main <body> tag. How I can do that? I try different plugin including polylang, but look not working. Please suggest plugin if you know or do some ...
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How can I show different image links for different languages with qTranslate?

I have a set of links, each with an image - how can I show different links depending on the language selected (using qTranslate) - the images have text on them.. At the moment I show these links ...
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Where to modify translation files by _e()

I am in a rush right now and can't seem to find the answer i"m looking for. I have a wordpress website that has english and french versions. I see it is using Multi site language switcher to flip ...
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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 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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How to set up WPLANG in wp-config.php for 4 languages?

Good day! I don't know much code so I've been researching on how to modify my wp-config.php file so that the content and widgets of my site will show in the four languages (aside from English) I have ...
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Non-Closing PHP Query in WordPress Loop

I have the following query in WordPress to call custom post meta, everything is working fine, with one exception, whichever query is second is echoing nothing. Sorry for the WordPress post, but for ...
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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 have __() translating in languages different from admin?

I use native wordpress multisite for languages (it, en, fr, de, es). I need not to use a plugin. Still, all the admin dashboards will be in italian, because editors are all italian people. I know ...