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  • Resolved cielle


    Hello, i hope i am posting in the right place and thanks in advance for your help…

    I want to have a WordPress installation in which the admin environment remains in English but in which i can output Greek posts and pages which can be seen normally/in Greek characters by the readers etc… I also want to have the urls of the pages in Greek showing like Greek characters so that my site can be search engine friendly…

    I also wonder, is there a way to have Greek spell-checking for my posts ?

    I also would like to do this without any plug-ins please!

    PLEASE let me know if this is all possible and what i need to do to make it happen!

    Your help is much appreciated indeed!

    With Warmest Wishes,

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  • Hi cielle,

    There is a Greek WordPress user community at

    The folks there should be able to help you with this issue, although I’m not positive that this can be done with no plugins. Take a look at this page for help on the specific language you are using (Greek in this case).


    thanks Henry, i am looking into that forum and have posted there as well and am waiting on a reply, i just need clear instructions from someone, a tutorial or something about how to do this and i assumed that it would be the same for changing all languages ( what steps to take etc… ) and so i thought that here would for sure have more users and therefore more people who may know and be able to explain to me exactly what to do… I am also more comfortable typing and getting instuctions in English…

    So anyone who can help, I am still looking for help with this…




    While you may wait for experienced ML users, a good reading of this may help:

    Hi cielle,

    This link will also help you manually install a language into WordPress:

    ok, i just got a reply on the Greek site so i am going to look into that , so no need for replies here unless someone really has something amazing to tell me… i don’t want to tire anyone out… I will post here again if i need more help… thank you! ♥

    Thanks a lot Henry and Krishna, i just saw your further replies, i will check both links out, thanks a lot! ♥

    Henry thanks, for the and cielle what a nice name, thank you too because I first saw your post

    thank you neufelt, how nice of you to say…. xx

    Hi Cielle, can you please post the link to the Greek site thread? I have an English WordPress installation that has 95% of the posts in English, but requires about 5% of the posts to be in Greek or part English and part Greek. Any guidance would be much appreciated.

    Hey pmitchum, from memory it wasn’t especially helpful, i ended up changing webhosts to a Greek webhost and so when i installed WordPress it was automatically installed in Greek language…

    It seemed to be the important thing/essential that the servers ran on unicode utf-8 , otherwise it would not render the Greek characters properly and my up till then Canadian webhost ran on “latin1_swedish” or something like that ( although the host should be able to change that if you need/ask them to – if there is a problem with Greek characters showing up… )

    I also decided to make my Greek pages/posts urls be in Greeklish ( Greek words spelled out phonetically using latin/English characters ) because otherwise all links on facebook and some other places to my urls showed up encoded and looked really strange and undecipherable…

    So i hope this info helps, if you have anything more specific you need help with let me know and if i can help i will…

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