When you define or assign tags in WordPress, here is what WordPress does:
1. Every tag must have a name.
2. Every tag must have a slug, the url of the tag.
3. By default, WordPress will automatically generate the tag slug based on the name of the tag you entered.
4. However, if either the value of the tag name or the tag slug is new, then WordPress will consider it is a new tag in the system.
So, a problem will arise, when your blog has non-western language characters or terms been used as tags. (more…)
Well, it acutally WordPress 2.3.1, cause this version was out one day ago. Every blogger who use WordPress probably know that 2.3 has big changes. First, let’s look into the database schema: taxonomy, terms…hello, Drupal? Maybe, it will not long WP start call its posts as “Node”? I mean, WordPress database really changed a lot in this release; the nerdy-geeky names used in the WordPress database table reflecting that the method of manage content in modern CMS are becoming more and more abstract and complex also at the same time flexible. Other “big” changes including automatically inform upgrade information on plugins and core updates, built in tags and tag cloud support. This blog has run WordPress 2.2 smoothly for a couple months now, after a month the official 2.3 release, I finally sat down to upgrade my blog to take advantage of the new features. (more…)
Ok, in this part, we will starting the actual work of setting up an English and Chinese weblog use WordPress 2.1.3, just like this weblog you are reading right now. This article here provides my own experience with some graphical demonstration, and I also provided my gettexted theme of TypoXP-Reloaded ( with Google Adsense optimized 🙂 ). And I am pretty sure that the methods used in this article will also apply to set up other bilingual blog in general.