Transliterate Arabic

Description

Use simple ‘codes’ in the post editor to insert romanized Arabic letters. The HTML entities for each symbol are inserted into the saved post, so no conversion is needed at display-time.

Usage

In the post editor, simply use the following ‘codes’ to have romanized latin characters inserted in place.

  • ‘/,,/’ → ʾ (ء)
  • ‘/AA/’ → Ā (آ)
  • ‘/aa/’ → ā (آ)
  • ‘/EE/’ → Ī (ي)
  • ‘/ee/’ → ī (ي)
  • ‘/OO/’ → Ū (و)
  • ‘/oo/’ → ū (و)
  • ‘/HH/’ → Ḥ (ح)
  • ‘/hh/’ → ḥ (ح)
  • ‘/KH/’ → Ḵ (خ)
  • ‘/kh/’ → ḵ (خ)
  • ‘/DH/’ → Ḏ (ذ)
  • ‘/dh/’ → ḏ (ذ)
  • ‘/SH/’ → Š (ش)
  • ‘/sh/’ → š (ش)
  • ‘/SS/’ → Ṣ (ص)
  • ‘/ss/’ → ṣ (ص)
  • ‘/DD/’ → Ḍ (ض)
  • ‘/dd/’ → ḍ (ض)
  • ‘/TT/’ → Ṭ (ط)
  • ‘/tt/’ → ṭ (ط)
  • ‘/ZZ/’ → Ẓ (ظ)
  • ‘/zz/’ → ẓ (ظ)
  • ‘/cc/’ → ʿ (ع)
  • ‘/GH/’ → Ġ (غ)
  • ‘/gh/’ → ġ (غ)

Examples

  • kit/aa/b → kitāb
  • /cc/arab/ee/ → ʿarabī
  • /AA/jurr/oo/m/ee/yah → Ājurrūmīyah

Installation

  1. Upload the folder transliterate-arabic with its contents to the /wp-content/plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin from the Plugins page in WordPress Admin

Contributors & Developers

“Transliterate Arabic” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.6

Added support for more letters. Change of ‘code’ for letter ghayn.

1.0.5

Letter hamza now works properly.
Correct code for hamza “/,,/”

1.0.4

Bug fix

1.0.4

Added support for letter hamza.

1.0.0

Initial release.