WordPress in

not English
Yoav Farhi
yoavfarhi.com
@yoavf
Yoav Farhi
Iñtërnâtiônàlizætiønër
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 fix it	

• Questions
Auf deutsch, bitte!
cc by-nc
https://flic.kr/p/c1APuC
Install
1. Get and upload language files (?)
2. Edit wp-config.php
3. Some things are still in English
Change language
Themes & Plugins
Update
Let's fix it
Let’s 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 happe...
• 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)
• Als...
• Detecting what is translated to what
• Get more plugins and themes translated
• Set translations free from developers (a...
• For themes and plugins in the repository.
• Independent from plugin/theme authors
• All translations at 

http://transla...
cc by-nc-sa thewmatt
http://flic.kr/p/3QMH8y
• Internationalization goals for 4.0

http://wp.me/p2AvED-2ID
• http://make.wordpress.org/core/
components/i18n/
Help!
Thanks!
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014
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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.

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WordPress in NOT English - WordCamp Hamburg 2014

  1. 1. WordPress in
 not English Yoav Farhi
  2. 2. yoavfarhi.com @yoavf Yoav Farhi Iñtërnâtiônàlizætiønër Automattic
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Today • What's broken • How we're going to fix it • Questions
  5. 5. Auf deutsch, bitte! cc by-nc https://flic.kr/p/c1APuC
  6. 6. Install
  7. 7. 1. Get and upload language files (?) 2. Edit wp-config.php 3. Some things are still in English Change language
  8. 8. Themes & Plugins
  9. 9. Update
  10. 10. Let's fix it
  11. 11. Let’s get to work cc-by galato901 http://yoav.fr/towork
  12. 12. Install & Core Upgrades
  13. 13. • 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
  14. 14. • Builds with custom PHP/CSS • Translation of Readmes, licences etc Technical Challenges
  15. 15. Themes & Plugins
  16. 16. • Localized directories • Plugins/Themes in the directories will show supported languages (available via search too) • Also in your WordPress Install Themes and Plugins
  17. 17. • Detecting what is translated to what • Get more plugins and themes translated • Set translations free from developers (and developers free from translations) Challenges
  18. 18. • 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
  19. 19. cc by-nc-sa thewmatt http://flic.kr/p/3QMH8y
  20. 20. • Internationalization goals for 4.0
 http://wp.me/p2AvED-2ID • http://make.wordpress.org/core/ components/i18n/ Help!
  21. 21. Thanks!
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