Dec 05 2011

Howto: Multilingual WordPress

Installation of WPML

After having tried several different multilingual plugins, I found out that two of the best plugins were qTranslate and WPML. I wasn’ t quite satisfied with qTranslate so I decided to try WPML. However, WPML has gone commercial so it is difficult to find an older version that is still free. The latest free version is 2.0.4.1 and all releases after that are commercial. Continue reading


Oct 05 2011

WordPress Shows Time Instead of Date

One of the things that puzzled me was that all the dates of my posts were displayed as time:

English Time

English Time

International time

International time

This was a consequence of activating the qTranslate multilingual plugin. I soon discovered that it was not qTranslate’s fault but poor practice from the theme programmers. You should use the_date() instead of the_time() as was stated in the qTranslate FAQ. The use of the function can be found at least in [your-blog-root]/wp-content/themes/[your-current-theme]/index.php and single.php, depending on the theme.