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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What is the purpose of adding a .po file?

I added the below code to the function.php of a .po file and finished localization and edited the webconfig.php to add Arabic language but nothing happened. I want to know what should happen. Will 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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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 <time>-...
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How to change ?lang=cn into /cn/

I'm trying to add languages to my wordpress driven website and i installed xili-languages plugin. Unfortunately it uses lang param to differentiate between languages and i rather have seen something ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How do I change the language of only the login page?

My wordpress blog is set up as de_DE. This means that my login page is also displayed in de_DE. I would like to only have the login page in en_US. So, How would I programmatically change a single ...
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How to debug failed 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 enable WPML in BuddyPress Multilingual Plugin in a single website? [closed]

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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Qtranslate + Advanced Custom Fields: how to have a multilanguage wysiwyg editor? [closed]

This is my setup: Wordpress: 3.4.2 qTranslate: 2.5.32 Advanced Custom Field: 3.5.1 i've also installed qTranslate extension: 1.1.1 but I don't know how/if it works... How can I have a ...
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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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“Matching” or “Linking” Two WordPress Pages: Custom Fields?

I'm helping with a custom multi language site. We have one page in English, then an equivalent page in French. I've got a "SWITCH LANGUAGE" link in the main container (next to the breadcrumbs) that ...
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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? [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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551 views

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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How to determine current active language in qtranslate plugin? [closed]

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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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 class="...
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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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Transposh Japanese language transaltion not showing up

If you go to this site and click on japanese in the top left corner, it shows the japanese page with this showing up: <!--[if gt IE 8]><!--> <html class="no-js" lang="ja" dir="ltr"> ...
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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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Rewrite Rule for Multilingual Website, Like qTranslate?

I would like to write my own little plugin for language switching. For that, the very first thing would be to get the rewrite rules running. I have been looking around the web for 2 hours, but I ...
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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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1answer
5k views

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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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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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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676 views

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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get_categories only getting categories in the main language

I am trying to retrieve in the "content composer" the categories of projects based on the active language. But i only get the categories off the main language, never on the other. My code is: ...
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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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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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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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Change admin language based on user (in single-site)

I'm trying to make a small plugin to install in some sites of a german client. I can make my way around WordPress in german, but would be easier if it was in english. There's a plugin that manages ...
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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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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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qTranslate get content by language [closed]

How do you get the content by id and by specific language? I need to display two specific language content in a page, regardless of the session's language. So far, this is my progress: this works ...
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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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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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708 views

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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570 views

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 create a language selection homepage? [closed]

I have a projects that needs a homepage similar to this one. I know there are many multi-language plugins out there. Here's exactly what I need: if isHomepage and noLanguageSeleted show ...
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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 sidebars,...
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How to add just one page in Arabic

Hi I have a WordPress site where all the content is in English, however I need just one page to be in Arabic with left to right text, plus some bullets which obviously appear on the right instead of ...
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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 ...