How to translate your iOS App – courtesy of @appcodamobile
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Today I got a lovely request from Andrew over at WebHostingHub.com who asked if he could translate my P2 Header Ad plugin into Spanish. “Of course”, I thought – and then I realised that I knew not much about how to get a plugin translation ready. I knew POEdit of course, but how to make my plugin speak another language wasn’t really clear to me.
An online search didn’t really reveal all the answers – snippets here and there, but not the whole picture. So here it is – step by step – as of December 2013.
In a nutshell:
- add a text domain
- replace all strings with compatible PHP calls
- generate a .pot file
- open it it POEdit and translate your strings
- switch WordPress to another language to see if it actually works