[wp-hackers] languages folder improvement -- no coding needed!

Lloyd Budd lloydomattic at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 17:43:06 GMT 2007

On 9/17/07, Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> Hi --
> I notice that the documentation for WordPress throughout says to put
> language files in wp-includes/language/  This has always irked me,
> because it's one more thing to remember when upgrading WordPress.  I
> LOVE the idea that you toss everything but wp-content and wp-
> config.php -- there's no messing around with what's in what folder,
> etc.  This is by design, yes?
> While looking through the code, I discovered that you can also put
> the languages folder in wp-content/language.  So... why aren't we
> just telling people to put language files in wp-content/language by
> default?  It makes for easier updating and is more consistent with
> the idea that that's the only folder you ever going to make changes to.
> This is purely a documentation issue.  Am I missing some reason why
> this is done the way it is?

No reason, the documentation just does need updating.

Thank you,
Lloyd Budd | Digital Entomologist | | Skype:foolswisdom
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