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WordPress: Running WordPress In Spanish


When trying to run wordpress in spanish, you have 2 options.

From A Clean Install
You can start with a clean install, and download the spanish version of wordpress over here:

Or, From An Already Installed WordPress:
If you already have an english version of wordpress running, follow these steps to run it in spanish:

1) Download the spanish version of wordpress and find this folder: wp-content/languages/
2) Upload the entire languages folder to your running wordpress at: wp-content/
3) Then, locate wp-config.php file at root of your wordpress.
4) Around line 72 you will see:

define('WPLANG', '');

change this to:

define('WPLANG', 'es_ES');

5) Upload new wp-config.php file to you server and you are done!

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