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Indic Language Comments

Description

Indic Language plugin for Comments, It enables Indic Languages for comment form, When Visitors will write comments in Roman script this plugin automatically converts text into default Indian Script selected using google transliteration API. Visitors can use Ctrl G key combination to toggle between english and selected Indian langueage.

Note: This is my First plugin and there is always room for improvement.

Indic languages Supported:

  • Hindi,
  • Tamil,
  • Telugu,
  • Kannada,
  • Malayalam,
  • Arabic

New Additions-

  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Bengali
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Nepali

Screenshots

  • Dashboard

  • In the Comment Box

  • Laguage Help

Installation

  1. Unzip the file
  2. Upload “IndicLangComment.php” to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory
  3. Activate plugin via ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Go to Settings -> Indic Language Comments and set up the options.

FAQ

Q. How this plugin translate language written in roman to indic laguage?
A. This plugin is written using google api for Transliteration and this is what does translation job, actually it’s not translation but transliteration.

Q. What is transliteration?
A. Transliteration is the process of converting a word written in one language into another language. Transliteration is distinct from translation, which involves a change in language while maintaining the meaning of the word; transliteration instead converts the sound of the word from one language to another.

Q. What could be the problem, I see just boxes instead of indic text?
A. It means your computer does not have support for Indian languages, Check wikipedia page for details: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Enabling_complex_text_support_for_Indic_scripts)

Contributors & Developers

“Indic Language Comments” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

0.7

  • Added 6 new indic languages – Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Urdu, Nepali.
  • moved indic language option page from Comment Menu to Seetings

0.5

  • Initial release