No matter what language you use on your site, you should be able to publish from any device.
We’re excited to announce new tools that help make WordPress even more accessible to people around the globe.
Today, let’s hear it for the volunteers who translate WordPress.com into dozens of languages. Bonus: if you want to get involved, learn about our new glossary feature!
We’re often asked when we plan to make our intelligent proofreading technology available for more languages. We’ve been hard at work and today we’re announcing After the Deadline proofreading for French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. These languages feature After the Deadline’s smart contextual spell checking. We’re also using a great open source project called Language […]
The full translation of WordPress.com is an ongoing process, of which you are a great part and whom we thank for the patience and assistance. Thanks to you, WordPress.com is now available in 60+ languages (and, yes, before you ask, esperanto, too). As you know, any text that shows up on your dashboard, widgets or […]
Last month, the Support team (also known as Happiness Engineers) got together to brainstorm new ways of providing you with the features and resources you need. Out of that meetup came a number of improvements and features, like the RSS Links Widget, introduced earlier this month. Another is the Image Widget, launching today. In the […]
Given the recent news that WordPress.com might be blocked in Brazil, we would like to share some information about the case and our response. A Brazilian judge ordered that one blog hosted at WordPress.com should be blocked in Brazil. A local ISP association mentioned it would do so via IP address blocking, something that would […]
As Ryan wrote in his blog, we’re starting to enable more and more languages that are finishing the community translation process. Personally I’m very excited about this because it really represents the core of what WordPress is about: providing the tools to allow people to communicate and connect with folks they care about. As a […]
It was several months ago that we introduced the language option on the signup page and in General Options. What did that option do? Until now, it did nothing but wait for us to use the information. Now that almost half of all active blogs have a language selected, we unveil the first language-aware feature […]
No, it’s not a bad pickup line — it’s the hot new question WordPress.com is asking you. We’ve been amazed with the international pickup of WordPress.com, and we want to enable some more features for those users. As a first step were letting people self-classify the primary language of their blog. So for example if […]