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Is it wrong to use the English version of WordPress to server a site in a different language?

I'm building an online store for an Indonesian market, so the front-end must be in Bahasa Indonesian. Will using the English version of WP, and a theme in English without .po files, introduce ...
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Changing interface language without multisite

I want to change the Theme's interface language without making multisite by passing langauage parameter into the URL. <a href="<?php echo home_url('/')?lang=bn ?>">Bengali</a> My ...
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Changing logo image in header.php upon language detection

So i'm designing a website that will feature the Polylang plugin for automatic language detection, but I've run into a bit of a wall with the logo image. It resides in header.php, but I can't think of ...
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Multisite use language code as subdirectory

I installed WordPress in the subdiretory /de and activated multisite features. The main blog has the URL/path: mysite.de/de Now I want to add a second site for the English language with the following ...
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Theme's text domain & language.PO file not working

I can't get my translations to work in my theme. Here is what I have In functions.php, I have: load_theme_textdomain( 'transparent', get_template_directory_uri() .'/languages' ); I have .../...
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How to change the language for the front-end only?

I have installed a wordpress theme, i can see the .mo and .po /public_html/wp-content/themes/themename/lang, the language I want to use is available. Could you please advise on how to use a specific ...
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Can I have two different theme for two different language?

I have to develop a multilanguage website using WordPress (Italian and English) and I want to know if I can have a theme for the Italian version and a differen theme for the English version. Can I do ...
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Frontend image uploading from frontend cant handle hebrew names

i'm using the insert_attachment code in my functions.php : function insert_attachment($file_handler,$post_id,$setthumb='false') { // check to make sure its a successful upload if ($_FILES[$...
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Is it possible to check is loaded language files correctly with WordPress plugin?

I have a plugin to be translated. I have done following tasks: 1. Loaded the TextDomain $my_td = 'mysignup'; function my_signup_textdomain_init() { load_plugin_textdomain( $my_td, false, dirname(...
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Wordpress sites translate dynamically generated Homepages

So I'm having trouble finding a way to translate the homepage content on a few pages I manage. They can be found here: KorgCanada.com (Theme is Simplecorp, and the support forum offers no help) ...
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Changing wordpress default language

I'm trying to change the wordpress default language from english to swedish. I uploaded the language directory to wp-content with the swedish .mo file. I've defined language in the config.php file ...
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URL to download latest version of WP for other languages than English

I'm considering he possibility of automating/scripting a basic WP install. Part of it will include downloading the latest WordPress version. The en-us version can be obtained by downloading http://...
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Possible to add a language file to a plugin without adding .po/.mo files to plugin directory?

I need to add a language file to an existing plugin. Not for translation reasons, but because I'd like to change all occurrences of a certain word to something else. While I could just drop another ....
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How to handle a Wordpress blog with articles in different languages?

Most multilanguage plugins have the approach to provide each post in different languages. In that case, qTranslate or WPML are good plugins. But in my case, articles have one language and instead of ...
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How to trigger the core WPLANG to make automatically set a language when the theme is activated? [duplicate]

I'm developing a theme especially for Bānglā blog posting, and it'd be under GNU license. I questioned about a Calendar Widget translation with some problems today, and got a comment saying: I'm ...
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Multilingual Wordpress page - using URL to determine language?

I want to create a webpage that supports more than one language, but I don't want to use a plugin for that if it's possible. I am already loading the theme translation depending on the URL; if ...
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Redirect home resets (qtranslate) language

I'm developing a website for a product (audio speaker) I'm launching and I'm experiencing an issue I can't resolve (on my own ;) ). I've added this code to functions.php to disable dashboard access ...
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How do I change the value of lang=en-US

I have noticed that in the <html> tag on my WP site that the language is defined as US English. <html lang="en-US" prefix="og: http://ogp.me/ns#"> I would like to change it to British ...
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How to set "lang" attribute for post/page title?

I am creating multilingual website in Urdu & English lanugage on Wordpress. Major part of site is in English. Only article's body (i.e paragraph & headings etc) are in Urdu. To assign Urdu ...
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Change content language for one page

I have one page witch has a different language then the rest of the site. I looked in to many plugins but I can't find a way to chance the content language <html lang="nl-NL" prefix="og: http://...
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How to use both British and American English?

I've taken over a website targeting different markets using five language versions, each is setup as it's own site within a multisite network. The main website mainly targets a British audience and ...
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Copy site on same server?

I have a wordpress installation running in my root folder, and I want a copy in /en (including theme, posts and pages). I want a bilingual site and found the plugins too complicated for me - so I ...
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HTML inside __() or _e() language translation string

What is the proper approach to building translation strings? For example, echo __( 'Hello ' . $first . ' you owe me money.' ); echo __( '<div><p>Top: ' . $t_margin . '</p>' . '<...
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Having problem in using wordpress with an other language

I am using Persian Wordpress but I have a problem. when I want to publish a new post in Persian , I get all Persian letters alternated with question mark -"?" -. My wp-config.php file set the ...
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localization for Permalink

Originally, wordpress creates permalink like /2013/07/ , /archives/123 here I want to localize with my native numeric numbers . is it possible to do like that ?
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Where is the right .mo file inside the language repository?

I need to translate my Wordpress in Italian. Following the instruction written on WordPress in Your Language, I've searched my .mo file inside the Language Repository but I've some problems. The ...
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setlocale for date

So I purchased a premium wordpress theme, but I can't get through its Polish localization - the dates outside the_time or the_date are displaying in English (default server's language). I read that I ...
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Can a plugin be run in a different language than WordPress?

I am working with a site that is running WordPress in English, but they would like to run one of their plugins using the Welsh language. We already have the appropriate .po/.mo files for the plugin, ...
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How to use Greek characters/letters in a query?

I have a problem with Greek characters in a query. Here is the code Using the Greek characters in the 'meta_value' => 'Ναι' the query can't work, because of the language. How can i make it work?
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Wordpress admin not changing language

I'm struggling to get a nb_NO version of the wordpress admin interface. Here's what I've done so far: Installed latest wordpress from wordpress.org Moved installation from root to wp/ - site working ...
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How do I override a parent theme's language files with a child theme?

I have a parent theme and a child theme, I would like to override the spanish .mo and .po files in the parent theme (or add them if they are not present in the parent theme) with the es_ES ones in my ...
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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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Adding Language Switcher in header , WP

Currently, I'm building multi languages blog. As I know, almost WP language translator plugins are based on .po & .mo files. here is a problem. A new language what I'm going to add does not ...
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Buddypress Language Files Question [closed]

I have one question. I use latest Wordpress and Budypress. I have language files for buddypress - .po and .mo. My question is where I need to put the files, how I need to rename them and is there any ...
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variables in translatable text

I am adding a list of suggested plugins to my theme using TGM Plugin Activation - https://github.com/thomasgriffin/TGM-Plugin-Activation/ However, when I run theme check, about 40 or so ...
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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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Redirect user based on his language and country using WPML [closed]

I am using WPML as a languages solution in my blog (in my case it's English and Spanish) I would like to know if there is a simple way of detecting where is a user coming from (which country.. I ...
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Wordpress language switcher

Is there an easy way I can switch between languages (perhaps with some flag icons) on a single Wordpress site? Can this be done with 2 content editors on the same page, or will I have to resort to a ...
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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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Wordpress native thickbox language

Is there any clean way (not overwriting wp-includes\js\thickbox\thickbox.js file) to translate english next/ prev/ image # of # and Close tooltip in Wordpress native Thickbox script?
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Unicode Problem

I am just in the test phase to launch our News Portal in Hindi Language. For writing the posts in hindi, I've installed Indic IME plugin which translates my english word to hindi format (like google ...
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Make changes to translation?

I'm using finnish translation of wordpress. I found the fi.po file which contains all the translations, but for some reason, editing the contents wont edit the contents of the page. Can I make ...
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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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Overwrite default WordPress wording

I'm working on a plugin that changes the password requirements to be a bit stricter, however wherever there is a password field to create a password, WordPress' hints are now no longer accurate (e.g. ...
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Website in one language, but admin backend in English [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Localization: I want the backend: english and frontend in defined language I have installed WordPress in Greek language, because I need the greek frontend translation. But I ...
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Use specific language for comment section

On some pages I have the possibility to write a comment (name, email, website, comment). The labels are now in my default language. Now I want to use the English labels for the whole comment section. ...
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permalink error when modifying sanitize_title_with_dashes function

By default, wordpress remove accents and weird characters to generate post_name in wp_posts table. This post_name is used when we change the permalink structure to /%postname%/ or some similar ...
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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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Inconsistent translation on a WP site

I have a WP site that I installed with the French translation, as provided by Wordpress France, and which is quite accurate. I wanted to apply an English-only theme, which is not using the PO files, ...