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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How to set up multisite for multi language?

I am getting headache about this. How easy to do this? I have a site in US english. 1. Now : Want to create three sites for .de, .es, .co.uk so the sites will be www.mysite.com - default site ...
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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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WPML - 404 Error when I try to pass GET parameters in my “different languages in directories” installation

I'm using WPML installation with the languages in different directories. But I'm trying to pass some _$GET parameters to the url and I'm getting the 404 error. I'm passing the _$GET parameters with a ...
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Qtranslate not redirecting according to browser language

In this website I have two problems created by qTranslate: 1) The redirect is not working: while sometimes it works at the first load of the page, going again to the same URL resets the chosen ...
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Change menu with language?

My problem is that I have used a plugin called polylang and now it doesnät work with another more importent plugin so I need to find a solution. I use WPML on other sites and that is not an option ...
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Having a two language website

I want to have a English and Persian website, as you know English is right to left and Persian is left to right. When I post something and set my WordPress to English, all the site and all posts will ...
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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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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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Language switcher for subdomains

We are running a wordpress site with Greek content (political & economical analysis) and we want to set up an English site of our site. The English site will be running on its own wordpress ...
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Translation in Core , Plugin and Theme Update

I'm curious about translations in update transient for Core , Plugin and Theme updates. I got this from _site_transient_update_core in wp_option table in this why translations array is always empty? ...
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How to get the Author type Label Language

I am working on a plugin and I need to have the word 'Author' appear in whatever language is set in the wordpress settings. I have achieved this for the words: Posts and Pages using this code: ...
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Creating a multilingual multisite

I would like to create a WordPress installation that manages several domains, from what I've read I need to use WordPress multisite for this, but the scenario is a little more specific than that, the ...
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Shortcodes: override a shortcode / change shortcode on the fly

I've done a plugin where you can add shortcode like this: [myplugin xx] (where xx is a number which calls a specific content xx). I have to do a multilingual version of my plugin, so here's my trick: ...
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Two different domains for two different languages

I have been using WPML for the use of multilingual but I am having major issues with it and am tired of it. I have now set up two WordPress set ups on two different domains. What I need to do is ...
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Setting up a multilingual wordpress site

I am trying to set up a multilingual site using wordpress. I went through Each language in its own WordPress installation and decided to use this option: Plugins like Multisite Language Switcher ...
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Same dashboard and theme language

I set up an arabic wordpress version, and i translated a theme from english into arabic (.po and .mo) files. the theme supports RTL layouts, so when i set the theme and consider it the main theme it ...
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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 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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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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Different site languages for different users

Is there a way to have the WordPress site language - specifically the language used in the admin areas - be different for different users? I would like to have administrators be able to select either ...
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Per Language Sitemap

i have a WordPress multisite with WPML plugin installed on it. The site displays posts in multiple languages. What i need is a way to generate separate sitemap for each language. Languages data is ...
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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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208 views

WPML customizing language selector [closed]

I want to show the language selector on my site but with the default include code "icl_language_selector" it shows the language full name. I only want to show the abbreviations of the language. For ...
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Plugin Development - Multilangual - Different pages

I'm currently developing a User Registration plugin, since I couldn't find any free that are properly translated I decided to create my own. The Plugin is mainly completed... My PO and MO files are ...
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Retrieve custom posts of all selected languages

My website has 5 different languages and a page that has to contain all custom posts of type 'resource' in all the different languages. I'm using WP_Query like this: $type = 'resource'; $args = ...
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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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TinyMCE - Add button that changes direction of selected text

Ok, I am going to create website in Urdu(rtl) & English(ltr) language that contain paragraphs like this: <p style="direction:rtl">کیا حال ہے buddy? سب خیریت ہے؟</p> You can see that ...
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Create a menu with Language link

I created a menu in the appearance area with links to the languages i want, but if i'm in the "About" page and click in some language it goes back to the homepage, is it possible to create a menu and ...
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Prepare plugin options for multi-lingual support

I'm looking for a way to make my plugin's options available/translatable across a multi-lingual site. For example, several of my options are text strings that are then used on the front end. echo ...
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Development of arabic version of wordpress site without using plugin or google translate

I got a site which is now in English and the site is just static without any dynamic functionality. So, the client wants to frequently edit the site content by its own and he also told me to change ...
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Wordpress Site in Multiple Languages

How can wordpress site have multiple languages options? I would like to have my wordpress site in 3 different languages? How can I do that? Is there any plugin or widget I can use for that purpose?
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How to translate wordpress backend to another language

Is there any way to translate wordpress entire backend to another language that is not supported yet. ? I mean, my language is Sinhala (Sri Lanka) and sinhala is not yet included by default on ...
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Internationalization of variable length lists (e.g. in title/salutation)

I am looking to internationalize a plugin and I'm running into some trouble with translating lists. Consider these examples: In English, a title could be something like Mr, Mrs or Ms but in Dutch ...
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Multisite - global categories [duplicate]

I have a multisite network set up (where each blog actually represents one language). The contents of each site can differ (since it's handled by different people with different focus). BUT: We want ...
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Translations does not work with .pot file

I've created a theme at underscores.me and it seems it is multi-language ready. There is a .pot file in the language folder, so I downloaded POEdit and translated the things in there (like Posted on, ...
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WPML Default Language User Meta [closed]

I'm having a super hard time finding the names of the default user meta that's included with WPML. WPML has a setting for "Default Admin Language" under every user's profile. I'd like to access this ...
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Configuring Multisite with subdomains

I'm currently trying to configure multisite for my blog. I want to use it for multilingual content. My installation of wordpress is located in a subfolder: mydomain.de/content everything worked ...
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Adding text in more than one language (at the same time)

I am building a wordpress site. On the upper-right hand corner of every page on the site I am going to have two (or more) flags, and clicking on any given flag should cause the site to display the ...
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What is the correct way for multi-domain and multi-language website?

I have very interesting request from a client: They want to have website in two languages for different countries and also are asking whether it possible to have domains for each langues. Goal is so ...
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How make a multi language routes, with rewrite rules or rewrite endpoints?

I want to know a concept of making a multi language routing system for WP. That is the best practice, to make this routing system with add_rewrite_rules for pages post arhive etc in part, or to use ...
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Use custom template on certain URLs

I'm building a simple two language site. I'm using Polylang for posts, and also have a custom post type, "Artist." In order to keep it simple on the back-end, I'm not using Polylang, just a few custom ...
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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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Change “en-US” to “en”

Hey I am trying to edit the WP theme files, and I am using bloginfo('language') to get the language of the page. However, it returns me "en-US", which does not work while redirect the page. The site ...
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Multi Language permalink for author page in wordpress

I want to have 2 different permalinks in 2 different language for author page. Is there any way to make a different author template except using author.php because I am using author.php for the main ...
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Disable sanitize_file_name on upload without modifying functions.php

I am looking for a way to disable sanitize_file_name function without modifying the functions.php or formatting.php. I am uploading files that have other language file names and all I am getting are ...
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What are the downsides to uploading filenames in different languages?

I am building a Wordpress site that is going to be multilingual (using WPML) and it will host a ton of resources in multiple languages - from Chinese to Russian to English, etc. We wanted to upload ...
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Issue with pagination() get_pagenum_link() and language permalinks

I'm quite new to Wordpress and php. I managed to put up a site running on three languages with a plugin called "qTransalte" and a theme that had blog posts, slide posts, portfolio posts and highlight ...
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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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How to create custom post type like Page

I want to create a Custom Post Type like Post or Page, It should have Page templates Option. This is for multilingual site. Any comments on this ?