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[Documentation] Trying to translate Vanilla

edited April 2012 in Questions


I'm new to the forums so first of all I'd like to introduce myself.

My name is George Girtsou, I'm 20 years old, I'm a Web Developer and founder of I recently discovered Vanilla Forums project which I find awesome! Enough with the introduction, let's move to the subject.

I'm trying to translate Vanilla to Greek language and I have to say I did follow all the instructions.

Here's what I did:

  • I downloaded Baseline locale so I had a place to start.
  • Put the baseline directory inside /locales directory.
  • Renamed it to 'greek' (of course without the quotes).
  • Translated the files.
  • Enabled from Admin Panel the Greek locale.
  • Set Greek locale as the default one.

I did everything by the book but it won't show the translated (Greek) strings. I checked if there was an option for users to set their language but there wasn't.

I also checked if my theme has the t() function passed on - and it has.

Warmest Regards,
George Girtsou

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  • Answer ✓

    OK this is totally bogus. Just figured out what was wrong. I had to change

    $LocaleInfo['Baseline'] = array (


    $LocaleInfo['greek'] = array (
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