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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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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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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
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Problems character encoding for pages in multiple languages

I have a site that is in English but has a lot of German and Spanish names in it. Originally I was using UTF8, but that gave me problems with some of the German special characters. So I switched to: ...
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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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Multi-language module in Wordpress or Google sites

Which is an easy software for creating a simple multi-language website? I'd like a button to switch from English to German, for example. I don't want to write code, possibly. Thanks, Carlo
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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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WPML - how to get the permalinks to display also the default language

Currently WPML adds /fr/ to permalinks to identify a url as French. The default language of the site is English, however WPML does not add /en/ by default for the default lannguage (English) ...
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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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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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Best Wordpress Localization Plugin? [closed]

We would like to translate our Wordpress installation into multiple languages. I found the following 3 plugins: ICanLocalize GTS Translation Straker I heard the ICanLocalize is a bit of a mess. ...
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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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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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Any plugins to help with multilingual content? [closed]

I'm taking classes in Spanish and would like to keep a blog to track my progress, where I can translate random pieces of text, post pictures and describe them in Spanish etc. Are there any plugins ...
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Does changing 'WPLANG' in wp-config.php just effect the admin language or does it have other consequences?

I am curious to know if setting 'WPLANG' in wp-config.php just effects the admin language or does it have other consequences? I run a blog in a foreign language but use English in my admin. I ...
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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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Multisite - how to remove the root '/' site?

I want to install WP in 3 languages: en, ro, ru mysite.com/en mysite.com/ro mysite.com/ru I was not sure, but installed WP in the root folder. Now I need to redirect visitors to default language. ...
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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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Qtranslate displays empty categories with get_categories()

I am using qtranslate (Wordpress Plugin) on a website and I don't want to display categories that don't contain posts for a language. So when I do get_categories() (without qtranslate) the ...
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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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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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menu doesn't show in different languages

I have a custom menu on a site with multiple languages (WPML plugin) The menu is not being displayed in any languages other than native. Can the menu be translated? Can the menu be shown in all ...
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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 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 ...