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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Disable qTranslate by post type in admin + disable per page / post ID on front-end [closed]

I'm trying to find a way to selectively disable qTranslate - I would like to be able to show certain static content on my site in 4 languages, but to then only have a single language (and a simplified ...
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WP-e-commerce (getshopped) Hebrew language files - where can I get them? [closed]

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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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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Redirection plug-in and Chinese URLs

I have successfully used the redirection plug-in for a long time but for a recent project I am supposed to redirect URLs containing chinese characters and I can´t make the redirections to work with ...
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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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is_front_page breaks with url parameters generated by a plugin

I have a website that displays a specific layout feature only on the homepage, and this is working fine. However, the client has suggested that they would like the website to be bilingual, and so I ...
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Multi-language permalink in qtranslate

I am using qtranslate plugin for my WordPress site to make it a multi-language site. Now I have got a requirement like For English the url should look like www.sitename.com/contact-en For French the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to keep plugin translates after updates?

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bbpress/ bbpress' language folder ( wp-content/plugins/bbpress/bbp-languages ) have that warning: /** * Do not put custom translations here. They will be deleted ...
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How to set back-end language per user?

I would like to use the english interface for the back-end but I would like to set it to native language for an editor. I know WPML has this feature, but I don't want to install the unsupported WPML ...
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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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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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WPML : how to pick a featured image only once for different languages?

I've got 3 languages on my site. Picking the same featured image 3 times for the 3 versions of each article is boring. Is there any way to do it only once ? (same for picking a tag)
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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 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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Trigger language change in Wordpress

I have read this: http://blog-en.icanlocalize.com/installing-wordpress-for-multiple-language-blogs/how-to-localize-wordpress-themes-and-plugins-with-gettext/ Right now, I have qTranslate installed ...
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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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Wrong WordPress language?

I'm a bit confused now. I've installed Wordpress for my Polish friend from here: http://pl.wordpress.org/ On my local machine everything works fine and is in Polish, but installing it on the web ...
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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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How to create posts or pages with the names in wordpress?

When you develop a site on wordpress you may want to create posts/pages with the same name, something that wordpress does not allow by default. Use cases: example.com/en/contact ...
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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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Multilingual WordPress plugins [closed]

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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What is better for wordpress performace?

I'm developing a website using the WPML plugin. And I would like to know which is the better option, or even the correct way to change classes or IDs between the languages. Sample code: <ul ...
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Wordpress | Sub-domain switching

I'm finding a way to redirect to a sub-domain. Sub-domains contain instances of multiple languages, say for an example -: http://mysite/?p=7694 This is the English site and I want it to redirect to ...
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WP E-commerce wpml translation or multilingual

Ok, i need to setup a shop, my choice, WP, now, the shop should be french and english, with product variation and newsletter tracking, this is the baseline Now, everybody is talking about wp ...
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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