NextGEN Gallery (branch 2.0.x) will be updated with a complete i18n implementation in a soon to be released version. We are currently working on this re-factoring of the plugin and greatly appreciate your interest in any help you would like to provide once we have completed this code re-factoring process. Please see below for more instructions and details of how you can help.
The following instructions currently apply to NextGEN Gallery versions 1.19.13 (a.k.a. NextGEN Legacy) and before.
NextGEN GALLERY INCLUDES THE FULL SUPPORT FOR TRANSLATION INTO YOUR LANGUAGE
To add a specific language translations to NextGEN Gallery, you will first need to download the NextGEN Gallery Translation Package.
Once the translation package is downloaded, head to your WordPress files on your server (Either via FTP or through your web hosts CPanel / Admin Area).
Navigate to the following directory:
wp-content > plugins > nextgen-gallery > lang
Rename the existing “lang” folder, to “lang.bak” without quotes.
Upload the “lang” folder from the NextGEN Gallery Translation Package download.
Language files will automatically load based on the WordPress language specified in wp-config.php
HELP US TRANSLATE THE PLUGIN
If you would like to help us to translate, read here to gain understanding of how to translate a WordPress plugin. Download the tool poEdit (http://www.poedit.net/), and use it to translate the included .po file in the plugin directory on your server
(wp-content > plugins > nextgen-gallery > lang).
Please copy and rename (in your language code) the included .po file to translate it with poEdit into your language. Below is a screenshot of poEdit for a German translation :
Once you are finished, send the .po file to email@example.com and we’ll share it with the next release. Please send the following with the file:
- A name or website we can link to as a credit note (if you like).
- Confirmation that you agree to license the translation under GNU GPL.