[wp-hackers] Interface Language

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 04:39:01 GMT 2005

Everything is internationalized already, and there are tons of
translations to various languages. See

On 7/22/05, Roy Schestowitz <r at schestowitz.com> wrote:
> On an issue that does involve plug-ins, will WordPress allow change of interface
> language in the future? As far as I know, language is currently hard-coded. It
> would be a huge pro if phrases were defined outside the functions. The diverse
> WordPress community would quickly provide a huge selection of translations,
> which only weigh at a few kilobytes.
> As Gallery version 2 (beta 4) was released yesterday (
> http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=161
> ), you can see that they took similar steps, e.g.
> http://photos.kevinnehls.com/main.php
> This seems to be a trend, which is perhaps worth following. I don't think it can
> be turned into a plug-in. It has a global effect and requires support from the
> core. In terms of performance, you only need to access a single peripheral
> file.
> Roy
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