Overview of Localization
Almost 50% of Web Users are non-english speakers. So web globalization and internationalizing the websites is vital and should be taken into consideration when building a website.
Phlox theme has already been localized and is translation-ready. It comes with a
.pot file that contains the static texts of the theme. It allows you to translate the theme in any language you want.
The very first step to translate your theme into your own language is changing the WordPress Language. To do so, follow below steps:
- Go to your WordPress Admin Panel
- Click the Settings on the Dashboard
- Go to General
- Change the Site Language
After changing the site language, the admin panel will be displayed in your language.
The below articles will provide you more detailed information and instructions on how to translate the theme:
- Translate Phlox Files
- Translate Phlox with Poedit Program
- Translate Phlox with Loco Translate Plugin
- The List of Language Codes
You can use available translation files for Phlox or translate the theme yourself. In this way, you can help us to make it available in multiple languages and make it accessible to more people worldwide.
i18n: Internationalization is an abbreviation of internationalization because there are 18 letters between “i” and “n”.
l10n: Localization 10 stands for 10 letters between l and n in localization.
g11n: Globalization Same reason
POT: Portable Object Template
PO: Portable Object
MO: Machine Object