Translating Phlox with Poedit Program

We recommend that you read the Overview over Localization, before start reading this page.

Step 1 - Search Through Phlox Translation Files

Looking for the translated files of Phlox here in this webpage and see whether your language translation file is already available. If it was, you can skip next steps and just download the translation file and copy them to /wp-content/themes/phlox/languages.

Step 2 - Download and Install Poedit Program

One of the best ways to translate a theme, is using Poedit program. It is an easy to use program and you can download and install to start translation.

Step 3 - Translate POT file into the Target Language

In this step, you should start translating the POT (Portable Object Template) file of the Phlox. There are two ways to find and translate the POT/PO files:

First Way:

You can navigate the location that you install Phlox, in /wp-content/themes/phlox/languages open phlox.po with Poedit. After finishing translating or whenever you want, you can save your file in both English and target language in a PO file.

Second Way:

  1. Open Poedit and navigate to File > New from POT/PO file
  2. Look for PO Translation Files (*.po) and select phlox.po in Phlox languages folder
  3. A box will pop up. Choose the language of the translation here
  4. After finishing translation, hit the Save button and save the .po file in the Phlox languages folder
  5. The MO File (*.mo) will be created automatically
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