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WP Native Dashboard

Enables selection of administration language either by logon, dashboard quick switcher or user profile setting.

Version 1.3.12

  • noop: created to solve the wordpress.org packaging issue for *.zip files

Version 1.3.11

  • feature: showing page language at frontend admin bar, if admin bar should be displayed with backend language
  • bugfix: compatibility with WordPress 3.6, avoid non object access

Version 1.3.10

  • bugfix: ajax based login plugins (sidebar logins) did not work as expected
  • bugfix: admin bar translations was broken, if WordPress is installed at sub folder
  • bugfix: flag for en_GB provided
  • feature: added 299 locales to ensure full support

Version 1.3.9

  • bugfix: using SSL either forced or fully did produce a mixed mode admin page delivery
  • bugfix: translation of frontend admin bar now works with any type of extension (includes debug-bar plugin).
  • feature: added plugin help screen for WordPress >= 3.3
  • feature: additional option to remove locale abbreviation brackets
  • feature: new option for using login language selector within your own login plugins/widgets (see help screen)

Version 1.3.8

  • bugfix: build in language "en_US" could not longer be selected, if WPLANG explicitely defined.
  • feature: supports new translation files introduced with WordPress 3.4 version
  • feature: frontend admin bar can be shown translated with current users backend language (new settings option)

Version 1.3.7

  • bugfix: stylesheet correction for admin bar integration
  • bugfix: svn download doesn't work at some installations but doesn't show the error for
  • bugfix: case sensitive admin url may lead to unpredicable behavior (especially at multisite folder installs)
  • bugfix: WordPress versions equal or higher than 3.0 will not longer support head switcher but admin bar switcher
  • bugfix: downloaded language will be show immediately at the selector dropdown after success.
  • bugfix: delete language file but active selected will be reverted to 'en_US'
  • feature: language search now provides a selectable fallback version for language file downloads
  • feature: supports Galego language
  • feature: supports Mongolian language
  • feature: supports Georgian language
  • feature: supports Uighur language
  • feature: supports Albanian language
  • feature: supports Burmese language

Version 1.3.6

  • feature: supports now BuddyPress own Adminbar to be able to switch the languages.
  • remark: BuddyPress badly supports RTL languages especially for AdminBar, so my AdminBar switcher may not work for RTL (BuddyPress Bug)

Version 1.3.5

  • bugfix: switching language at site or user admin pages did not work

Version 1.3.4

  • bugfix: screen_layout_column throws info messages at multisite or user dashboard pages

Version 1.3.3

  • feature: language switcher can now be configured to occure in WP Admin Bar (WP >= 3.0)

Version 1.3.2

  • bugfix: avoid javascript error if dashboard langswitcher is off but language eigther gets delete or downloaded
  • bugfix: how to get the icon image of user credential has been changed at WP 3.0 core and gots fixed
  • remark: how to use SSH for downloading files is explained here: SSH and WordPress

Version 1.3.1

  • clean working debug mode (removed deprecated warnings)
  • bugfix for user specific values during config
  • checked RTL support and reported new trac ticket: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14129
  • language download supports now WP 3.0 new capabilities (ms-xx_XX.mo / xx_XX.css / xx_XX-ie.css / ms-xx_XX.css)
  • bugfix login selector for WP 3.0
  • login permanently denied by some languages like ru_RU (please read Frequently Asked Questions)

Version 1.3.0

  • several checks at PHP 5.3 or higher were missing and may stop some functions

Version 1.2.0

  • missing language folder (US original version) denies download
  • accidentally empty language display, if no mo is installed (en_US is always inline)

Version 1.1.0

  • full support of core file system usage (FTP if necessary)
  • locale to language name mapping introduced (user friendly namings)
  • beautyfied some UI states (alternate rows correction after download)

Version 1.0.1

  • Forcing jQuery usage even if a backend page (from another plugin eg.) doesn't make use of.
  • providing official page link for supporting purpose.

Version 1.0

  • initial version

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 2013-8-7
Active Installs: 20,000+


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