We’re ready with WPML 2.3.0 – a major new version, with lots of new features and bug fixes.
I already wrote about the new features in WPML 2.3.0 in the RC announcement, but in case you haven’t noticed (or don’t want to venture with RC code), here is a quick summary of what’s new:
- Translation Management for String Translation
- You can now choose which strings to translate and to what languages and send to your translators (when using WPML’s Translation Management module). This means that your translators can help with theme and plugin localization and don’t need to send you the strings to paste in.
- Admin Bar Language Switcher
- You’ll find a content-language selector at the top of every screen in the WordPress Admin. If your theme or plugin lists content, you can choose which language to display.
- Multilingual Text Widget
- Provides a simple way to choose on which languages to display text widgets.
- Auto Register Strings
- If there were untranslatable strings in your theme or plugins, this will help automatically register them in WPML’s String Translation screen.
- Much Improved Translation Editor
- Nothing will break this version of WPML’s Translation Editor. You can include forms, table and any other web element and the editor will run just fine. It also features improved support for RTL languages and several critical fixes.
- WordPress 3.2 Support
- WordPress 3.2 is not yet released, but this version of WPML works fine with the current development version. When WP 3.2 is out, you’ll be able to update without fear of WPML breaking.
To get this release, login to your WPML account and click on Downloads. The CMS Beta Package now includes version 2.3.0 (not a beta version). You can use that to download all of WPML’s components together.
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