wordpress in not english - wordcamp hamburg 2014

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Presentation from WC Hamburg about how using WordPress in languages other than English can sometimes be frustrating, and what the community is doing about this.


  • WordPress in not English Yoav Farhi
  • yoavfarhi.com @yoavf Yoav Farhi Itrntinliztinr Automattic
  • 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
  • Today What's broken How we're going to x it Questions
  • Auf deutsch, bitte! cc by-nc https://ic.kr/p/c1APuC
  • Install
  • 1. Get and upload language les (?) 2. Edit wp-cong.php 3. Some things are still in English Change language
  • Themes & Plugins
  • Update
  • Let's x it
  • Lets get to work cc-by galato901 http://yoav.fr/towork
  • Install & Core Upgrades
  • No more locales builds* Language can easily be changed (during or after install) Updates to language packs can happen between WordPress releases too Core Language Packs
  • Builds with custom PHP/CSS Translation of Readmes, licences etc Technical Challenges
  • Themes & Plugins
  • Localized directories Plugins/Themes in the directories will show supported languages (available via search too) Also in your WordPress Install Themes and Plugins
  • Detecting what is translated to what Get more plugins and themes translated Set translations free from developers (and developers free from translations) Challenges
  • For themes and plugins in the repository. Independent from plugin/theme authors All translations at http://translate.wordpress.org Think: translation-memory, fuzzy matching... Language Packs
  • cc by-nc-sa thewmatt http://ic.kr/p/3QMH8y
  • Internationalization goals for 4.0 http://wp.me/p2AvED-2ID http://make.wordpress.org/core/ components/i18n/ Help!
  • Thanks!