This tutorial is now quite dated. GlotPress is now available as WordPress plugin. This obviously makes installing GlotPress a walk in the park now.
From the first day I started using GlotPress for translating WordPress into Dutch and Frisian, I fell in love with how GlotPress facilitates the actual process of translating. Before GlotPress I relied on PoEdit, but I felt very little love for how PoEdit worked. GlotPress on the other hand, as a webtool, makes translating software as/with a team an actual possibility. For this very reason alone I installed my own installation about a year ago.
GlotPress is based on BackPress, but it is still in early stages of development. Stable enough to provide us with a platform for teams to translate, but it’s certainly not a finished product. As a translation expert / moderator on the StudioPress forums I installed a GlotPress installation for translating Genesis, and when Joost de Valk from Yoast.com mentioned to me he was working on making his WordPress SEO Plugin fully translated, I suggested to him he’d start using GlotPress as well. A few moments later I had installed Joost a GlotPress installation for Yoast.com.
So, on to the topic at hand. How to use GlotPress for your translations. Follow the following steps and you should be good to go.… Continue reading »