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Language Selection Dropdown Option within Settings

  1. Bryan Hadaway
    Member

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    As apposed to needing to manually edit wp-config.php and upload via FTP. I think it would make sense to have this option right there in Settings > General with the time and date settings.

    Obviously, this would be more convenient for everyone, but more manageable for novice users. I find that the majority of users/customers still in 2012, have a very difficult time setting their language.

    Thanks, Bryan

    Posted: 1 year ago #
  2. Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)
    Half-Elf Support Rogue & Mod

    Right now, since we don't include the languages in the main zip, it wouldn't work.

    A lot of work would need to go into restructuring how those work before this could happen :/

    Posted: 1 year ago #
  3. Bryan Hadaway
    Member

    12345

    WordPress just needs to have Dashboard > Updates prompted to update/install to the WordPress version in the selected language.

    Are you positive it wouldn't be simple to trigger that in numerous other ways?

    Thanks, Bryan

    Posted: 1 year ago #
  4. Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)
    Half-Elf Support Rogue & Mod

    If it was that simple, we would ;)

    The problem is that the language packs, like everything else in WP, are community wrangled. Check out http://blog.glotpress.org/ and http://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/

    What we really need right now is a plugin that goes and gets the latest language pack and tosses it in wp-content/languages/ for you. Then you can pick.

    Posted: 1 year ago #
  5. Bryan Hadaway
    Member

    12345

    Yeah, that's a great idea, a WP Language Pack plugin. Come to think of it, there probably also are a few language plugins available that can already set the language in wp-config.php.

    Thanks, Bryan

    Posted: 1 year ago #

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