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Wordpress in 2,3... languages

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My presentation on to how to set up a multilingual blog for the first WordCamp event in Greece.

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Wordpress in 2,3... languages

  1. 1. Wordpress in 2, 3... languages ; Why and how? Martin Linkov – blog.favit.com
  2. 2. Do your homework: <ul><li>How many languages do I know ( now, later ) – scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Who will write/translate geek or non-geek? </li></ul><ul><li>WPML </li></ul><ul><li>xLanguage </li></ul><ul><li>Πόσοι και από που θα με διαβάζουν, redirection (Country Code, IP) </li></ul><ul><li>Domains vs. Directories? Θέλω περισσότερα servers ; </li></ul>
  3. 3. Choose wisely: <ul><li>Plugins vs. Multiple Installations </li></ul><ul><li>if ($ plugins == true ) echo “ Check support, showcases &quot;; !! Back it UP (Test Blog) !! </li></ul><ul><li>*Ask Google, use forums, learn basic PHP, CSS, HTML, MySQL </li></ul>
  4. 4. Inside the plug ins <span lang=&quot;el&quot;>WordCamp Θεσσαλονίκη</span>
  5. 5. Inside WPML Roadmap , WP Mu The magic of others vs. your Knowledge?
  6. 6. Performance and Speed <ul><li>Revisions, DB size, Site Load </li></ul><ul><li>Some Plug ins, ideas: </li></ul><ul><li>WPML , qTranslate , xTranslate, Buddy Press Multilingual , Gengo </li></ul><ul><li>TEDxBG.org jquery solution </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Else? <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Meta, SEO, RSS, Sitemaps </li></ul><ul><li>http://xiligroup.com/?feed=rss2&lang=en_us vs http://blog.favit.com/gr/feed/  </li></ul><ul><li>Redirections </li></ul><ul><li>RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^GR$  RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://blog.favit.com/gr/$1 [R=301,L] PHP MySQL redirections IPinfoDb </li></ul>
  8. 8. The favit.com choice: <ul><li>Different installations </li></ul>

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