How can i add local languages in my installed WP ? (8 posts)

  1. aneslin85
    Posted 8 years ago #

    im using WP in my own server( hisubash.com/tblog/index.php), i installed it using fantastico,
    and am using UTF-8, but i cant use my local language,
    when i use unicode text, its display like ????.

    But, in your server ( hisubash.wordpress.com) its work perfectly.
    that means i can set the languge ( ta-tamil)

    How can i change my whole WP like that local language WP?
    i mean everything wants to change to local language like that same ur server WP.
    thanks in advance,

  2. mikey1
    Posted 8 years ago #

    hi there, this section gives a lot of advice on language files,
    also by googling tamil translations for wordpress, i think you will find several.
    hope this helps.

  3. aneslin85
    Posted 8 years ago #

    woow. its great, thanks a lot for ur fast reply,
    ill check and let u knw,

  4. aneslin85
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hello, I did all, but again my posts are displaing like ?????.]
    wat shall i do?

  5. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You did what?
    When displaying ????? or other similar things - it is always a problem with encoding mismatch.

  6. pianist
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I've installed WP 2.6 through Fantastico and got the same problems with UTF-8. Writing a post in Ukrainian and Russian Languages resulted in Question Marks like that: "?????????? ??????". I tried everything and nothing helped, so, lastly, I downloaded the same WP 2.6 from your web site (wordpress.org), installed it and everything worked perfect!
    Just curious: Is that the bug in Fantastico or problems with my Hosting? (Because I completely reinstalled WP through Fantastico several times that did not help...)
    But hopefully everything works fine now with installation downloaded from wordpress.org. If You've got problems use that instead.

  7. bluebird2
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I have the same problem with my WP. It replaces my text in Persian with question marks. Does anyone know how it can be fixed? I mean a way other than re-installing WordPress.

  8. bluebird2
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Ok. The problem is the way the database is set to Western languages instead of UTF-8.
    Use this plugin to fix the problem:

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