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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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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Best practices for localizing WordPress content?

A client asked for a blog that will have localized content (i.e. en.blogname.com for English content, fr.blogname.com for French content, etc). Being new to building such a blog, we recently ...
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Multilingual website suggestions

I want to create a multilingual website using wordpress. The site will completely change its direction when it is switched to the second language i.e. Aabic and will reverted back to its original ...
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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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WordPress Translation to french, at -> à not working

I have a german / french blog. I installed the german WordPress version, so I already had de_DE.mo and de_DE.po in wp-content/languages. After I realized that the content of a comment's ...
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How to change language?

Sorry for this complete newbie question, but I googled it and cannot find this simple information. I just installed Wordpress today. Right now all text on my Wordpress Blog is in English: "Home", ...
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How to enable WPML in BuddyPress Multilingual Plugin in a single website?

There is a plugin called BuddyPress Multilingual version 1.4.0. I installed this plugin in wordpress. But I can't see it anywhere in the admin panel nor in plugins. There is very little documentation ...
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Comment submission & navigation redirects to default language

I'm using qTranslate for multi-language & wp-commentnavi for comment navigation. The style of my base permalinks are like so: site.com/ -> for default language site.com/en/ -> for ...
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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 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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Language translation on a fresh english installation

i need to translate an english wordpress installation to italian language,but i would like to mantain both languages en/english, so the user can choose which to turn on fron the frontend side. I need ...
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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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WP-e-commerce (getshopped) Hebrew language files - where can I get them?

I’m working on a dual language website (english+hebrew) the website uses wpml+wpec. I’m looking for the hebrew language files (mo/po) – where can i get them?
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WPML: getting page title in different language

i'm running my web in english and german using the WPML plugin. my question: when in english mode - is it possible getting the page_title() but in german? thanks
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Titles in my sidebar widget appear in all languages - with qtranslate

So here's my code, using the qTranslate plugin: query_posts(array('post_type' => 'uk_blog', 'numberposts' => 2)); $i = 0; while(have_posts()): the_post($post);?> <div ...
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Wordpress multi-site for subdomains and different domains with one database? [duplicate]

I'm working onf a wordpress that has lots of posts. They're not in any language (they are either just images or addresses) but I want to make my site available in other languages (for wordpress texts) ...
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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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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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Best Wordpress Multi-language Plugin? [closed]

What is the best multi-language plugin for WordPress? WordPress does not have multi-language support itself, so you need to use a plugin to obtain multi-language functionality. Do not suggest the ...
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What is the best page ordering plugin that works well with WPML?

The title says it all. What is the best page ordering plugin that works well with WPML? It seems that may are reporting issues with different plugins such as my page order and WPML page order. ...
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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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Change language by clicking a button

The goal is to offer a button/select drop-down or similar to switch the public interface1) language on the fly. What I'm searching for Plugin or Theme Code... ... or Ideas Using a work-around with ...
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Separate backend “Widgets” page for each language

Im currently trying to make my backend work with multiple languages. Im using qTranslate as my translation plugin. So far I have accomplished a custom option page with multi-language support. When ...
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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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Is there a plugin that will facilitate displaying a website (static pages, not a blog) content in two languages

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 For Urdu Language

Can I use WordPress for Urdu Language? I want entire site to be toggled-translated in Urdu Language with one click... Is it possible to do it with some plugin or do i have to write manual codes for ...
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Localization: I want the backend: english and frontend in defined language

I'd like to have the backend of Wordpress in English and use a different locale for the frontend so far I figure out perhaps I could do it by setting in the wpconfig the locale I want to use in the ...
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Wordpress page with non-English text

I have a simple Wordpress page that takes input from users and store into a database. I am able to get the values and update the database properly. However, whenever I try to enter some non-English ...
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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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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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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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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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Best Wordpress Localization Plugin?

We would like to translate our Wordpress installation into multiple languages. I found the following 3 plugins: ICanLocalize http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/icanlocalize-translator/ GTS ...
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Setting WPLANG from a plugin

For a single site wordpress, the language must be set from wp-config.php's WPLANG, but is it possible to set from my plugin which override the default value?
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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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Multilingual WordPress plugins

I've been using WPML to have multilanguage capabilities in my WordPress implementations. Now WPML has gone commercial, and I'm looking for a open source non-commercial replacement. My main concerns ...
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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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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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Having two different versions of the same post?

I'm currently working on a site that's targeted for beginners in a new language. Now I'm looking for something that can ease my work with having two different versions of the same post. One "easy to ...
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Non Latin page permalink problem

Custom Structure is selected in Permalink Settings and custom permlink is setted up into "/%postname%/". Then post's slug(permalink) is setted up into non Latin language text, so that they are working ...
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Proper syntax for simple conditional bloginfo language

I need to do something like this: <?php $bloginfo = get_bloginfo( 'language' ); if($bloginfo->en-US){ the_time('jS F Y'); }else{ the_time('d/m/Y'); }; ?> I cant find the proper ...
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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 = ...