[wp-polyglots] Plugin I18N
ryan at boren.nu
Tue Apr 12 17:09:38 GMT 2005
On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 18:58 +0200, Stefano wrote:
> Who it works, if it works, the I18N of plugins?
> For theme if there is a .mo file in the theme directory it will be
> used for translating it.
> But what for the plugins that are all inside a commond directory?
> I'm asking that cause one of my translators is releasing a photoplugin
> and he would like to make it availible for L10N.
.mo files for plugins are searched for in wp-content/plugins. If you're
plugin file lives directly in wp-content/plugins, here's what happens.
load_plugin_textdomain('my-plugin-domain'); // Call this in the
WP looks for my-plugin-domain-$locale.mo in wp-content-plugins where
$locale is the current locale.
This doesn't work well for plugins that live in their own subdirectory
of wp-content/plugins, however. A workaround is to run
plugin_basename() on the __FILE__ of the plugin, run dirname() on that,
and pass "$dirname/my-plugin-domain" to load_plugin_textdomain(). This
will load the .mo file from the plugin's directory rather than
wp-content/plugins allowing all of the plugins file to be in one
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