Languages for WordPress

A pack of 75 different languages, ready for you to drop into your WordPress site for some serious translation action

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Let users select their own language
Change the language for your Entire Network!
Or select a language for each individual Site

To save you a right heap of pain and time we’ve collated, edited (to the best of our talents) and uploaded for you a pack of 75 different languages for WordPress.

All you have to do is follow these instructions to install!

Your users will now be able to choose from any one of these languages and you will also be able to set any one of them as your default language.

Of course, we’re not that multilingual though, so we’ve included both .po and .mo files so you can edit and improve them to your hearts content.

Want users to be able to select language at signup?

No worries, you can let them do just that by simply installing the Select Language on Signup plugin.

Some of the languages included:

  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • Bengali
  • Catalan
  • Czech
  • Welsh
  • Danish
  • German
  • Esperanto
  • Spanish
  • Persian
  • Finnish
  • Faroese
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Croatian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Malay
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Albanian
  • Serbian
  • Swedish
  • Tamil
  • Thai
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek
  • Vietnamese
  • Chinese

This language pack is real easy to install over FTP, just upload them to the languages folder within your /wp-content/ folder and you’re all set ready to go.

To install

Firstly, this isn’t a plugin so no activation is required.

1. Download the Languages for WordPress

2. Unzip the downloaded files to a folder on your hard drive.


3. Create a new languages folder on your hard drive and add all the .mo file to your languages folder.


4.  Launch FileZilla or your FTP client – read more about using FTP and FTP clients here.

5. Locate the languages folder on your computer.

6. Open up your wp-content folder in your WordPress directory (located within your public_html folder).

7. Select the new languages folder you created on your computer and drag it into your wp-content folder in your WordPress directory.


Changing Language network wide

1. Go to Settings in the Network Admin dashboard.


2. Scroll down to Language Settings and select the default language.

3. Click Save Changes.


Changing language on a per site basis

Users can override the default network language settings and set their own preferred default language using Settings > General.

1. Go to Setting > General in the site admin dashboard.

2. Select the default language under site language.

3. Click Save Changes


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